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New Elastic Load Balancer Checks for AWS Trusted Advisor

We’re adding four new checks to AWS Trusted Advisor. As you may know, AWS Trusted Advisor inspects your AWS environment and looks for ways to save money, increase performance & reliability, and to help close security gaps. Today’s checks are for Elastic Load Balancing, with a focus on security and fault tolerance. Security Checks The […]

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New in the AWS Marketplace – Oracle Linux

Version 6.6 of Oracle Linux is now available in AWS Marketplace, with both hourly and annual pricing: The 64-bit Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel was designed to provide scalability, reliability, and performance improvements for demanding enterprise applications, including Enterprise Oracle workloads. This is a fully supported way to run Oracle Linux on AWS. Patches and updates are […]

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New AWS Certification for DevOps Engineers

As more companies are adopting cloud computing, they are also establishing DevOps practices within their organizations as a way to provide stable, secure, and predictable IT environments and increase IT efficiency. When I talk to our customers they tell me that they are looking for IT professionals with cloud computing expertise, with a special focus […]

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New Internet of Things (IoT) Hack Series at the AWS Loft – Sign up Now!

Are you familiar with the Internet of Things (IoT) concept? Compact, low-cost, Internet-connected devices are now embedded in cars, buildings, factories, appliances, and so forth. The devices collect light, weight, temperature, humidity, vibration, location, or pressure data and then forward it to another location for storage, processing, analysis, and action. New Challenges The low-cost nature […]

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AWS Config Update – New Regions, CloudTrail Support, ServiceNow

I first wrote about AWS Config last fall as part of our burst of announcements that we made during AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas. At that time I discussed the dynamic nature of the AWS cloud and how organizations face new challenges with regard to asset tracking, inventory management, change management, and governance when they […]

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