AWS News Blog

AWS Week in Review – April 11, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday April 11 We announced that the AWS Database Migration Service Now Supports Advanced Table and Schema Mapping. We announced that you can Easily Create New Amazon Redshift Datasources in Amazon ML by Copying Existing Datasource Settings. We updated the Amazon Kinesis Agent […]

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AWS Storage Update – Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration + Larger Snowballs in More Regions

Several AWS teams are focused on simplifying and accelerating the process of moving on-premises data to the cloud. We started out with the very basic PUT operation and multipart upload in the early days. Along the way we gave you the ability to send us a disk, and made that process even easier by launching […]

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Amazon Kinesis Update – Amazon Elasticsearch Service Integration, Shard-Level Metrics, Time-Based Iterators

Amazon Kinesis makes streaming data easy in the cloud.The Amazon Kinesis platform is comprised of three distinct services: Kinesis Streams allows developers to build their own stream processing applications; Kinesis Firehose simplifies the process of loading streaming data into AWS for storage and analytics; Kinesis Analytics supports the analysis of streaming data using standard SQL […]

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New – Managed Platform Updates for AWS Elastic Beanstalk

simplifies the process of deploying and running web applications and web services. You simply upload your code and Elastic Beanstalk will take care of the details. This includes provisioning capacity, setting up load balancing and auto scaling, and arranging for application health monitoring. You can build Elastic Beanstalk applications using a variety of platforms and […]

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Amazon EBS Update – New Cold Storage and Throughput Options

The AWS team spends a lot of time looking in to ways to deliver innovation based around improvements in price/performance. Quite often, this means wrestling with interesting economic and technical dilemmas. For example, it turns out that there are some really interesting trade-offs between HDD and SSD storage. On the one hand, today’s SSD devices […]

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Box Zones – Giving Enterprises Control Over Data Location Using AWS

Our friends over at Box provide secure content management, collaboration, and file sharing for over half of the companies on the Fortune 500 list. Box has succeeded by paying attention to the needs of enterprise customers. For example, last year I wrote about Box Enterprise Key Management (EKM), a flexible, no-compromises encryption system that gives […]

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AWS Week in Review – April 4, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday April 4 We announced Two New Predefined Commands and an Open Source Agent for the EC2 Run Command. We announced Release 4.5.0 of Amazon EMR, with Spark 1.6.1, Updated Hadoop and Presto, and Support for S3 SSE-KMS. The talked about Building a […]

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AWS Week in Review – March 28, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday March 28 The showed you How to Easily Identify Your Federated Users by Using AWS CloudTrail. BotMetric continued their series of posts on AWS Security Best Practices with two new posts: Data Security and Detective Services. Evident discussed Programmatic Security Automation for […]

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