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Announcing AWS Managed Rules for AWS WAF

Building and deploying secure applications is critical work, and the threat landscape is always shifting. We’re constantly working to reduce the pain of maintaining a strong cloud security posture. Today we’re launching a new capability called AWS Managed Rules for AWS WAF that helps you protect your applications without needing to create or manage the […]

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Welcome to AWS IoT Day – Eight Powerful New Features

Just as we did for the recent AWS Storage Day, we are making several pre-re:Invent announcements related to AWS IoT. Here’s what I’ve got for you today: Secure Tunneling – You can set up and use secure tunnels between devices, even if they are behind restrictive network firewalls. Configurable Endpoints – You can create multiple […]

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New – AWS IoT Greengrass Adds Container Support and Management of Data Streams at the Edge

AWS IoT Greengrass extends cloud capabilities to edge devices, so that they can respond to local events in near real-time, even with intermittent connectivity. Today, we are adding two features that make it easier to build IoT solutions: Container support to deploy applications using the Greengrass Docker application deployment connector. Collect, process, and export data streams from […]

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New for Identity Federation – Use Employee Attributes for Access Control in AWS

When you manage access to resources on AWS or many other systems, you most probably use Role-Based Access Control (RBAC). When you use RBAC, you define access permissions to resources, group these permissions in policies, assign policies to roles, assign roles to entities such as a person, a group of persons, a server, an application, […]

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Using Spatial Data with Amazon Redshift

Today, Amazon Redshift announced support for a new native data type called GEOMETRY. This new type enables ingestion, storage, and queries against two-dimensional geographic data, together with the ability to apply spatial functions to that data. Geographic data (also known as georeferenced data) refers to data that has some association with a location relative to […]

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New – Convert Your Single-Region Amazon DynamoDB Tables to Global Tables

[This post has been updated on March 17th 2020. You can now update update existing global tables to the new replication model] Hundreds of thousands of AWS customers are using Amazon DynamoDB. In 2017, we launched DynamoDB global tables, a fully managed solution to deploy multi-region, multi-master DynamoDB tables without having to build and maintain […]

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Announcing CloudTrail Insights: Identify and Respond to Unusual API Activity

Building software in the cloud makes it easy to instrument systems for logging from the very beginning. With tools like AWS CloudTrail, tracking actions taken on AWS accounts and services is straightforward, providing ways to find the event that caused a given change. But not all log entries are useful. When things are running smoothly, […]

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Welcome to AWS Storage Day

Everyone on the AWS team has been working non-stop to make sure that re:Invent 2019 is the biggest and best one yet. Way back in September, the entire team of AWS News Bloggers gathered in Seattle for a set of top-secret briefings. We listened to the teams, read their PRFAQs (Press Release + FAQ), and […]

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S3 Replication Update: Replication SLA, Metrics, and Events

S3 Cross-Region Replication has been around since early 2015 (new Cross-Region Replication for Amazon S3), and Same-Region Replication has been around for a couple of months. Replication is very easy to set up, and lets you use rules to specify that you want to copy objects from one S3 bucket to another one. The rules […]

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