AWS News Blog

New – Target Tracking Policies for EC2 Auto Scaling

I recently told you about DynamoDB Auto Scaling and showed you how it uses multiple CloudWatch Alarms to automate capacity management for DynamoDB tables. Behind the scenes, this feature makes use of a more general Application Auto Scaling model that we plan to put to use across several different AWS services over time. The new […]

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Journey into Deep Learning with AWS

If you are anything like me, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Deep Learning are completely fascinating and exciting topics. As AI, ML, and Deep Learning become more widely used, for me it means that the science fiction written by Dr. Issac Asimov, the robotics and medical advancements in Star Wars, and the technologies […]

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Launch – .NET Core Support In AWS CodeStar and AWS Codebuild

A few months ago, I introduced the AWS CodeStar service, which allows you to quickly develop, build, and deploy applications on AWS. AWS CodeStar helps development teams to increase the pace of releasing applications and solutions while reducing some of the challenges of building great software. When the CodeStar service launched in April, it was […]

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Take the Journey: Build Your First Serverless Web Application

I realized at a young age that I really liked writing those special statements that would control the computer and make it work in the manner in which I desired. This technique of controlling the computer and building things on the machine, I learned from my teachers was called writing code, and it fascinated me. […]

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AWS Online Tech Talks – July 2017

It’s unbelievable that 2017 has flown by so quickly, yet here we are already in the month of July. A little-known fact about the 7th month of the year is that its name, July, is in honor of the Roman general, Julius Cæsar. The Roman State named the month on his behalf since it the […]

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Amazon EC2 Systems Manager Patch Manager now supports Linux

Hot on the heels of some other great updates is another vital enhancement: the ability to use Patch Manager on Linux instances! We launched Patch Manager with SSM at re:Invent in 2016 and Linux support was a commonly requested feature. Starting today we can support patch manager in: Amazon Linux 2014.03 and later (2015.03 and […]

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Prepare for the OWASP Top 10 Web Application Vulnerabilities Using AWS WAF and Our New White Paper

Are you aware of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) and the work that they do to improve the security of web applications? Among many other things, they publish a list of the 10 most critical application security flaws, known as the OWASP Top 10. The release candidate for the 2017 version contains a […]

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New – API & CloudFormation Support for Amazon CloudWatch Dashboards

We launched CloudWatch Dashboards a couple of years ago. In the post that I wrote for the launch, I showed you how to interactively create a dashboard that displayed chosen CloudWatch metrics in graphical form. After the launch, we added additional features including a full screen mode, a dark theme, control over the range of […]

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AWS Price Reduction – SQL Server Standard Edition on EC2

I’m happy to be able to announce the 62nd AWS price reduction, this one for Microsoft SQL Server Standard Edition on EC2. Many enterprise workloads run on Microsoft Windows, primarily on-premises or in corporate data centers. We believe that AWS is the best place to build, deploy, scale, and manage Windows applications due to the […]

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New – Cross-Account Delivery of CloudWatch Events

CloudWatch Events allow you to track and respond to changes in your AWS resources. You get a near real-time stream of events that you can route to one or more targets ( functions, streams, Amazon SNS topics, and more) using rules. The events that are generated depend on the particular AWS service. For example, here […]

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