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Now Available: Amazon ElastiCache Global Datastore for Redis

In-memory data stores are widely used for application scalability, and developers have long appreciated their benefits for storing frequently accessed data, whether volatile or persistent. Systems like Redis help decouple databases and backends from incoming traffic, shedding most of the traffic that would had otherwise reached them, and reducing application latency for users. Obviously, managing […]

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AWS Online Tech Talks for March 2020

Join us for live, online presentations led by AWS solutions architects and engineers. AWS Online Tech Talks cover a range of topics and expertise levels, and feature technical deep dives, demonstrations, customer examples, and live Q&A with AWS experts. Note – All sessions are free and in Pacific Time. Can’t join us live? Access webinar […]

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Materialize your Amazon Redshift Views to Speed Up Query Execution

At AWS, we take pride in building state of the art virtualization technologies to simplify the management and access to cloud services such as networks, computing resources or object storage. In a Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS), a view is virtualization applied to tables : it is a virtual table representing the result of a […]

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AWS Named as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud AI Developer Services

Last week I spoke to executives from a large AWS customer and had an opportunity to share aspects of the Amazon culture with them. I was able to talk to them about our Leadership Principles and our Working Backwards model. They asked, as customers often do, about where we see the industry in the next […]

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Get to know the latest AWS Heroes, including the first IoT Heroes!

The AWS Heroes program recognizes and honors individuals who are prominent leaders in local communities, known for sharing AWS knowledge and facilitating peer-to-peer learning in a variety of ways. The AWS Heroes program grows just as the enthusiasm for all things AWS grows in communities around the world, and there are now AWS Heroes in […]

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Now available in Amazon Transcribe: Automatic Redaction of Personally Identifiable Information

Launched at AWS re:Invent 2017, Amazon Transcribe is an automatic speech recognition (ASR) service that makes it easy for AWS customers to add speech-to-text capabilities to their applications. At the time of writing, Transcribe supports 31 languages, 6 of which can be transcribed in real-time. A popular use case for Transcribe is the automatic transcription of […]

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Amazon FSx for Lustre Update: Persistent Storage for Long-Term, High-Performance Workloads

Last year I wrote about Amazon FSx for Lustre and told you how our customers can use it to create pebibyte-scale, highly parallel POSIX-compliant file systems that serve thousands of simultaneous clients driving millions of IOPS (Input/Output Operations per Second) with sub-millisecond latency. As a managed service, Amazon FSx for Lustre makes it easy for […]

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AWS has launched the Activate Founders package for Startups 🚀

Are you in a Startup? As of today, AWS has launched the Activate Founders package for Startups! 🚀🚀🚀This package unlocks a new set of benefits. If your startup isn’t affiliated with a venture capital firm, accelerator, or incubator, then your startup can now apply to receive $1,000 in AWS Activate Credits (valid for 2 years) […]

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