AWS Compute Blog

Category: Compute

Graviton Challenge

Announcing winners of the AWS Graviton Challenge Contest and Hackathon

At AWS, we are constantly innovating on behalf of our customers so they can run virtually any workload, with optimal price and performance. Amazon EC2 now includes more than 475 instance types that offer a choice of compute, memory, networking, and storage to suit your workload needs. While we work closely with our silicon partners […]

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Filtering event sources for AWS Lambda functions

This post is written by Heeki Park, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect – Serverless. When an AWS Lambda function is configured with an event source, the Lambda service triggers a Lambda function for each message or record. The exact behavior depends on the choice of event source and the configuration of the event source mapping. The […]

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Using EC2 Auto Scaling predictive scaling policies with Blue/Green deployments

This post is written by Ankur Sethi, Product Manager for EC2. Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling allows customers to realize the elasticity benefits of AWS by automatically launching and shutting down instances to match application demand. Earlier this year we introduced predictive scaling, a new EC2 Auto Scaling policy that predicts demand and proactively scales capacity, resulting […]

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Consumer function log stream

Introducing mutual TLS authentication for Amazon MSK as an event source

This post is written by Uma Ramadoss, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, Integration. Today, AWS Lambda is introducing mutual TLS (mTLS) authentication for Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) and self-managed Kafka as an event source. Many customers use Amazon MSK for streaming data from multiple producers. Multiple subscribers can then consume the streaming […]

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EC2 running instances, AWS console, network view, filtered by tag

Insulating AWS Outposts Workloads from Amazon EC2 Instance Size, Family, and Generation Dependencies

This post is written by Garry Galinsky, Senior Solutions Architect. AWS Outposts is a fully managed service that offers the same AWS infrastructure, AWS services, APIs, and tools to virtually any datacenter, co-location space, or on-premises facility for a truly consistent hybrid experience. AWS Outposts is ideal for workloads that require low-latency access to on-premises […]

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Setting up EC2 Mac instances as shared remote development environments

This post is written by: Michael Meidlinger, Solutions Architect  In December 2020, we announced a macOS-based Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance. Amazon EC2 Mac instances let developers build, test, and package their applications for every Apple platform, including macOS, iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, and watchOS. Customers have been utilizing these instances in order to […]

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Modernizing deployments with container images in AWS Lambda

This post is written by Joseph Keating, AWS Modernization Architect, and Virginia Chu, Sr. DevSecOps Architect. Container image support for AWS Lambda enables developers to package function code and dependencies using familiar patterns and tools. With this pattern, developers use standard tools like Docker to package their functions as container images and deploy them to […]

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The solution components and workflow.

Monitoring delay of AWS Batch jobs in transit before execution

This post is written by Nikhil Anand, Solutions Architect  AWS Batch enables developers, scientists, and engineers to easily and efficiently run hundreds of thousands of batch processing jobs on AWS. With AWS Batch you no longer have to install and manage batch computing software or server clusters used to run your jobs. This lets you […]

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Image shows Flink application deployment architecture with Job Manager, Task Manager, Scheduler, Data Flow Graph, and client.

Optimizing Apache Flink on Amazon EKS using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

This post is written by Kinnar Sen, Senior EC2 Spot Specialist Solutions Architect Apache Flink is a distributed data processing engine for stateful computations for both batch and stream data sources. Flink supports event time semantics for out-of-order events, exactly-once semantics, backpressure control, and optimized APIs. Flink has connectors for third-party data sources and AWS […]

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