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Category: Amazon EC2

Tracking the latest server images in Amazon EC2 Image Builder pipelines

This post courtesy of Anoop Rachamadugu, Cloud Architect at AWS The Amazon EC2 Image Builder service helps users to build and maintain server images. The images created by EC2 Image Builder can be used with Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and on-premises. Image Builder reduces the effort of keeping images up-to-date and secure by providing […]

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Integrating AWS Outposts with existing security zones

This post is contributed by Santiago Freitas, AWS Head of Technology EEM and Matt Lehwess, Principal Developer Advocate. AWS Outposts is a fully managed service that extends AWS infrastructure, services, APIs, and tools to your on-premises facility. This blog post explains how the resources created on an Outpost can be integrated with security zones of […]

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Proactively manage the Spot Instance lifecycle using the new Capacity Rebalancing feature for EC2 Auto Scaling

By Deepthi Chelupati and Chad Schmutzer AWS now offers Capacity Rebalancing for Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling, a new feature for proactively managing the Amazon EC2 Spot Instance lifecycle in an Auto Scaling group. Capacity Rebalancing complements the capacity optimized allocation strategy (designed to help find the most optimal spare capacity) and the mixed instances policy […]

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Announcing Outposts and local gateway sharing for multi-account access

This post was contributed by James Devine, Sr. Outposts SA AWS Outposts enables customers to run AWS services in their on-premises environments. With the release of Outposts and local gateway (LGW) sharing, customers can now configure multi-account access and sharing within an AWS Organization. Prior to this release, an Outpost was only viable within a single […]

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Amazon EC2 P4d instances deep dive

This post is contributed by Amr Ragab, Senior Solutions Architect, Amazon EC2 Introduction AWS is excited to announce that the new Amazon EC2 P4d instances are now generally available. This instance type brings additional benefits with 2.5x higher deep learning performance; adding to the accelerated instances portfolio, new features, and technical breakthroughs that our customers […]

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How to enable X11 forwarding from Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Amazon Linux, SUSE Linux, Ubuntu server to support GUI-based installations from Amazon EC2

This post was written by Sivasamy Subramaniam, AWS Database Consultant. In this post, I discuss enabling X11 forwarding from Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Amazon Linux, SUSE Linux, Ubuntu servers running on Amazon EC2. This is helpful for system and database administrators, and application teams that want to perform software installations on Amazon EC2 using […]

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Introducing queued purchases for Savings Plans

This blog post is contributed by Idan Maizlits, Sr. Product Manager, Savings Plans AWS now provides the ability for you to queue purchases of Savings Plans by specifying a time, up to 3 years in the future, to carry out those purchases. This blog reviews how you can queue purchases of Savings Plans. In November […]

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Creating an EC2 instance in the AWS Wavelength Zone

Creating an EC2 instance in the AWS Wavelength Zone This blog post is contributed by Saravanan Shanmugam, Lead Solution Architect, AWS Wavelength AWS announced Wavelength at re:Invent 2019 in partnership with Verizon in US, SK Telecom in South Korea, KDDI in Japan, and Vodafone in UK and Europe. Following the re:Invent 2019 announcement, on August […]

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Folding@home infectious disease research with Spot Instances

This post was contributed by Jarman Hauser, Jessie Xie, and Kinnar Kumar Sen. Folding@home (FAH) is a distributed computing project that uses computational modeling to simulate protein structure, stability, and shape (how it folds). These simulations help to advance drug discoveries and cures for diseases linked to protein dynamics within human cells. The FAH software crowdsources its distributed […]

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TensorFlow Serving on Kubernetes with Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

This post is contributed by Kinnar Sen – Sr. Specialist Solutions Architect, EC2 Spot TensorFlow (TF) is a popular choice for machine learning research and application development. It’s a machine learning (ML) platform, which is used to build (train) and deploy (serve) machine learning models. TF Serving is a part of TF framework and is […]

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