AWS News Blog

AWS Training & Certification Update – New Windows-Focused Learning Quests

My colleague Janna Pellegrino is happy to be able to share news of our latest learning quests in today’s guest post! One of the easiest ways to learn how you can benefit from the AWS cloud is with hands-on practice. Self-paced labs provide this hands-on training in a live practice environment.  AWS subject matter experts […]

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PCI Compliance for Amazon CloudFront

The scale of AWS makes it possible for us to take on projects that could be too large, too complex, too expensive, or too time-consuming for our customers. This is often the case for issues in security, particularly in the world of compliance. Establishing and documenting the proper controls, preparing the necessary documentation, and then […]

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AWS Week in Review – July 27, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, July 27 We announced that Amazon Aurora is Now Available. We announced the WorkSpaces Application Manager (WAM) Lite Plan. The Cloud Academy Blog announced a New Amazon Machine Learning Course. The OpenSource Connections Blog discussed JMESPath Query in the AWS CLI. The […]

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CloudWatch Logs Subscription Consumer + Elasticsearch + Kibana Dashboards

Many of the things that I blog about lately seem to involve interesting combinations of two or more AWS services and today’s post is no exception. Before I dig in, I’d like to briefly introduce all of the services that I plan to name-drop later in this post. Some of this will be review material, […]

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AWS OpsWorks Update – Provision & Manage ECS Container Instances; Run RHEL 7

makes it easy for you to deploy applications of all shapes and sizes. It provides you with an integrated management experience that spans the entire application lifecycle including resource provisioning, EBS volume setup, configuration management, application deployment, monitoring, and access control (read my introductory post, AWS OpsWorks – Flexible Application Management in the Cloud Using […]

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Amazon S3 Update – Notification Enhancements & Bucket Metrics

We launched in the spring of 2006 with a simple blog post.  Over the years we have kept the model simple and powerful while reducing prices, and adding features such as the reduced redundancy storage model, VPC endpoints, cross-region replication, and event notifications. We launched the event notification model last year, with support for notification […]

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Now Available – Amazon Aurora

We announced last year at (see Amazon Aurora – New Cost-Effective MySQL-Compatible Database Engine for Amazon for more info).  With storage replicated both within and across three Availability Zones, along with an update model driven by quorum writes, Amazon Aurora is designed to deliver high performance and 99.99% availability while easily and efficiently scaling to […]

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