AWS News Blog

AWS Week in Review – March 21, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday March 21 We announced New CloudWatch Metrics for Spot Fleets. We announced Retry Throttling for the AWS SDK for Java. We announced that it is Now Easier to Connect Amazon Machine Learning to Amazon Redshift via the AWS Management Console. We announced […]

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Amazon Kinesis Agent Update – New Data Preprocessing Features

My colleague Ray Zhu wrote the guest post below to introduce you to some new data preprocessing features for the Amazon Kinesis Agent. Amazon Kinesis Agent is a stand-alone Java software application that provides an easy and reliable way to send data to Amazon Kinesis Streams and Amazon Kinesis Firehose. The agent monitors a set […]

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AWS Training Update – Revised AWS Technical Essentials and Architecting on AWS Courses

We continuously enhance our technical courses to stay current with the pace of AWS platform updates and incorporate student feedback.  We have made substantial updates to our two most popular foundational training courses, AWS Technical Essentials and Architecting on AWS, to better provide students with actionable knowledge to get started creating solutions with AWS and […]

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LiveOps Cloud – Tapping the Billion Dollar Call-Center Market on AWS

LiveOps Cloud is ready to break open a huge untapped market. The company is a long-time solutions provider for the contact center industry, and just recently launched CxEngage, a new contact center-as-a-service platform built and run entirely on AWS. I asked Jeff Thompson, LiveOps Cloud’s CTO and SVP for engineering, to tell us a bit […]

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Building Bridges for Better Cancer Treatment with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

My colleagues Jessica Beegle and Christopher Crosbie shared the inspiring story below! The science of cancer research is continually evolving to include new fields of study. Examples include development of chemotherapies, radiology amplified treatments, and epidemiology for identifying carcinogens. Pathology continues to help deepen the understanding of the disease’s manifestations. The discipline of computer science […]

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Experiment that Discovered the Higgs Boson Uses AWS to Probe Nature

My colleague Sanjay Padhi is part of the AWS Scientific Computing team. He wrote the guest post below to share the story of how AWS provided computational resources that aided in an important scientific discovery. The Higgs boson (sometimes referred to as the God Particle), responsible for providing insight into the origin of mass, was […]

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New – Change Sets for AWS CloudFormation

lets you create, manage, and update a collection of AWS resources (a “stack”) in a controlled, predictable manner. Every day, customers use CloudFormation to perform hundreds of thousands of updates to the stacks that support their production workloads. They define an initial template and then revise it as their requirements change. This model, commonly known […]

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