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Category: Regions

EU Digital Sovereignty

In the Works – AWS European Sovereign Cloud

The AWS European Sovereign Cloud will allow government agencies, regulated industries, and the independent software vendors (ISVs) that support them to store sensitive data and run critical workloads on AWS infrastructure that is operated and supported by AWS employees located in and residents of the European Union (EU). The first Region will be located in […]

AWS Weekly Roundup – AWS Dedicated Local Zones, Events and More – August 28, 2023

This week, I will meet our customers and partners at the AWS Summit Mexico. If you are around, please come say hi at the community lounge and at the F1 Game Day where I will spend most of my time. I would love to discuss your developer experience on AWS and listen to your stories […]

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AWS Week in Review – AWS Storage Day, AWS Israel (Tel Aviv) Region, and More – Aug 8, 2023

It’s taken me some time to finally be comfortable with being infront of a camera, a strange thing for a Developer Advocate to say I know! Last week I joined a couple of my team-mates at the AWS London Studios to record a series of videos that will be published in our Build On AWS […]

Now Open – AWS Israel (Tel Aviv) Region

In June 2021, Jeff Barr announced the upcoming AWS Israel (Tel Aviv) Region. Today we’re announcing the general availability of the AWS Israel (Tel Aviv) Region, with three Availability Zones and the il-central-1 API name. The new Tel Aviv Region gives customers an additional option for running their applications and serving users from data centers […]

New: AWS Local Zone in Phoenix, Arizona – More Instance Types, More EBS Storage Classes, and More Services

I am happy to announce that a new AWS Local Zone in Phoenix, Arizona is now open and ready for you to use, with more instance types, storage classes, and services than ever before. We launched the first AWS Local Zone in 2019 (AWS Now Available from a Local Zone in Los Angeles) with the […]

In the Works – AWS Region in Malaysia

We launched an AWS Region in Australia earlier this year, four more (Switzerland, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, and India) in 2022, and are working on regions in Canada, Israel, New Zealand, and Thailand. All told, we now have 99 Availability Zones spread across 31 geographic regions. Malaysia in the Works Today I am happy […]

Now Open — AWS Asia Pacific (Melbourne) Region in Australia

Following up on Jeff’s post on the announcement of the Melbourne Region, today I’m pleased to share the general availability of the AWS Asia Pacific (Melbourne) Region with three Availability Zones and API name ap-southeast-4. The AWS Asia Pacific (Melbourne) Region is the second infrastructure Region in Australia, in addition to the Asia Pacific (Sydney) […]

AWS Week in Review

AWS Week in Review – January 16, 2023

Today, we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the US to honor the late civil rights leader’s life, legacy, and achievements. In this article, Amazon employees share what MLK Day means to them and how diversity makes us stronger. Coming back to our AWS Week in Review—it’s been a busy week! Last Week’s Launches […]