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Reinventing Enterprise Search – Amazon Kendra is Now Generally Available

At the end of 2019, we launched a preview version of Amazon Kendra, a highly accurate and easy to use enterprise search service powered by machine learning. Today, I’m very happy to announce that Amazon Kendra is now generally available. For all its amazing achievements in past decades, Information Technology had yet to solve a […]

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EC2 Price Reduction – For EC2 Instance Saving Plans and Standard Reserved Instances

It is my great pleasure to tell you about a price reduction for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) customers who plan to use Standard Reserved Instances or EC2 Instance Saving Plans. The price changes are already in effect, and so anyone buying new RIs or a new EC2 Instance Saving Plan will be able to […]

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General Availability of UltraWarm for Amazon Elasticsearch Service

Today, we are happy to announce the general availability of UltraWarm for Amazon Elasticsearch Service. This new low-cost storage tier provides fast, interactive analytics on up to three petabytes of log data at one-tenth of the cost of the current Amazon Elasticsearch Service storage tier. UltraWarm, complements the existing Amazon Elasticsearch Service hot storage tier […]

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New – Building a Continuous Integration Workflow with Step Functions and AWS CodeBuild

May 29, 2020: Post updated to include AWS CodePipeline support to invoke Step Functions with a new action type. Automating your software build is an important step to adopt DevOps best practices. To help you with that, we built AWS CodeBuild, a fully managed continuous integration service that compiles source code, runs tests, and produces packages […]

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90%+ price reduction for AWS IoT Jobs, Globally Available

I have good news for AWS customers using the AWS IoT Device Management service. There has been a 90%+ price reduction for AWS IoT Device Jobs ! 🥳 Let’s check out the new prices: 🤖What is IoT? IoT (Internet of Things) represents the billions (literally!) of physical devices around the world that are connected to […]

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New – AWS Elemental Link – Deliver Live Video to the Cloud for Events & Streams

Video is central to so many online experiences. Regardless of the origin or creator, today’s viewers expect a high-resolution, broadcast-quality experience. In sophisticated environments, dedicated hardware and an associated A/V team can capture, encode, and stream or store video that meets these expectations. However, cost and operational complexity have prevented others from delivering a similar […]

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New – Amazon EventBridge Schema Registry is Now Generally Available

Amazon EventBridge is a serverless event bus that makes it easy to connect applications together. It can use data from AWS services, your own applications, and integrations with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) partners. Last year at re:Invent, we introduced in preview EventBridge schema registry and discovery, a way to store the structure of the events (the schema) in a central […]

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New – Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) for VPC Endpoints

Although chat and messaging applications have been popular, the email has retained its place as a ubiquitous channel with the highest Return on Investment (ROI) because of its low barrier to entry, affordability and ability to target specific recipients. To ensure that organization’s marketing and transactional messages are received by the end customer in a […]

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