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AWS Online Tech Talks – February 2017

The New Year is underway, so there is no better time to dive into learning more about the latest AWS services. Each month, we have a series of webinars targeting best practices and new service features in AWS Cloud.   February Online Tech Talks (formerly known as Monthly Webinar Series) I am excited to share […]

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Excited about MXNet joining Apache!

Post by Dr. Matt Wood From Alexa to Amazon Go, we use deep learning extensively across all areas of Amazon, and we’ve tried a lot of deep learning engines along the way. One has emerged as the most scalable, efficient way to perform deep learning, and for these reasons, we have selected MXNet as our […]

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User Network-to-Amazon VPC Connectivity for Applications Hosted on AWS

With so much going on at AWS, we often hear from readers asking for ways to help them make more informed decisions, or put together examples for their planning processes. Joining us today is Jim Carroll, a Sr. Category Leader with Amazon Marketplace to talk about AWS Networking services and solutions in the AWS Marketplace. […]

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Amazon Cloud Directory – A Cloud-Native Directory for Hierarchical Data

Our customers have traditionally used directories (typically Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service or LDAP-based) to manage hierarchically organized data. Device registries, course catalogs, network configurations, and user directories are often represented as hierarchies, sometimes with multiple types of relationships between objects in the same collection. For example, a user directory could have one hierarchy based […]

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AWS Hot Startups- January 2017

It is the start of a new year and Tina Barr is back with many more great new startups to check out. -Ana Welcome back to another year of hot AWS-powered startups! We have three exciting new startups today: ClassDojo – Connecting teachers, students, and parents to the classroom. Nubank – A financial services startup […]

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AWS IPv6 Update – Global Support Spanning 15 Regions & Multiple AWS Services

We’ve been working to add IPv6 support to many different parts of AWS over the last couple of years, starting with , , , , , , and S3 Transfer Acceleration, all building up to last month’s announcement of IPv6 support for EC2 instances in Virtual Private Clouds (initially available for use in the Region). […]

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AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) for Application Load Balancers

I’m still catching up on a couple of launches that we made late last year! Today’s post covers two services that I’ve written about in the past — AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) and AWS Application Load Balancer: AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) – Helps to protect your web applications from common application-layer exploits that […]

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New – Create an Amazon Aurora Read Replica from an RDS MySQL DB Instance

Migrating from one database engine to another can be tricky when the database is supporting an application or a web site that is running 24×7. Without the option to take the database offline, an approach that is based on replication is generally the best solution. Today we are launching a new feature that allows you […]

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