AWS News Blog

22 New Languages And Variants, 6 New Regions For Amazon Translate

Just a few weeks ago, I told you about 7 new languages supported by Amazon Translate, our fully managed service for machine translation. Well, here I am again, announcing no less than 22 new languages and variants, as well as 6 additional AWS Regions where Translate is now available. Introducing 22 New Languages And Variants That’s […]

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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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AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) – Java and .NET are Now Generally Available

Today, we are happy to announce that Java and .NET support inside the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) is now generally available. The AWS CDK is an open-source software development framework to model and provision your cloud application resources through AWS CloudFormation. AWS CDK also offers support for TypeScript and Python. With the AWS CDK, you […]

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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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