AWS News Blog

AWS Managed Services – Infrastructure Operations Management for the Enterprise

Large-scale, enterprise data centers are generally run “by the book.” Policies, best practices, and operational procedures are developed, refined, captured, and codified, as part of responsible IT management, often with an eye toward the ITIL® model. Ideally, all infrastructure improvements, configuration changes, and provisioning requests are handled in a process-oriented fashion that serves to impose […]

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Now Open AWS Canada (Central) Region

We are growing the AWS footprint once again. Our new Region is now available and you can start using it today. AWS customers in Canada and the northern parts of the United States have fast, low-latency access to the suite of AWS infrastructure services. The Details The new Region supports and related services including , […]

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Amazon AppStream 2.0 – Stream Desktop Apps from AWS

My colleague Gene Farrell wrote the guest post below to tell you how the original vision for Amazon AppStream evolved in the face of customer feedback. At AWS, helping our customers solve problems and serve their customers with technology is our mission. It drives our thinking, and it’s at the center of how we innovate. […]

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New – IPv6 Support for EC2 Instances in Virtual Private Clouds

Update (7/13/2017): Since this post was published, IPv6 supported has been extended and now supports 15 Regions and Multiple AWS Services. The continued growth of the Internet, particularly in the areas of mobile applications, connected devices, and IoT, has spurred an industry-wide move to IPv6. In accord with a mandate that dates back to 2010, […]

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New – AWS Step Functions – Build Distributed Applications Using Visual Workflows

We want to make it even easier for you to build complex, distributed applications by connecting multiple web and microservices. Whether you are implementing a complex business process or setting up a processing pipeline for photo uploads, we want you to focus on the code instead of on the coordination. We want you to be […]

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Blox – New Open Source Scheduler for Amazon EC2 Container Service

Back in 2014 I talked about and showed you how it helps you to build, run, and scale Docker-based applications. I talked about the three scheduling options (automated, manual, and custom)  and described how a scheduler works to assign tasks to instances. At the time  that I wrote that post, your custom scheduler had to […]

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