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Architecture diagram featuring adding a Resource Group of On Demand Capacity Reservations with 3 On Demand Capacity Reservations per Availability Zone.

Reserving EC2 Capacity across Availability Zones by utilizing On Demand Capacity Reservations (ODCRs)

This post is written by Johan Hedlund, Senior Solutions Architect, Enterprise PUMA. Many customers have successfully migrated business critical legacy workloads to AWS, utilizing services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Auto Scaling Groups (ASGs), as well as the use of Multiple Availability Zones (AZs), Regions for Business Continuity, and High Availability. These […]

Figure 1 Landing Zones Accelerator Local Zones workload on AWS high level Architecture

Best Practices for managing data residency in AWS Local Zones using landing zone controls

This blog post is written by Abeer Naffa’, Sr. Solutions Architect, Solutions Builder AWS, David Filiatrault, Principal Security Consultant, and Jared Thompson Hybrid Edge SA Specialist. In this post, we discuss how you can leverage AWS Control Tower landing zone and AWS Organizations custom policies – guardrails – at the root level, known as Service […]

Architectural diagram: CDK building connections between EventBridge, Lambda, S3, and CloudWatch to generate dashboards

Optimizing Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Spot Placement Scores

This blog post is written by Steve Cole, Principal Specialist SA, and Robert McCone, Sr. Specialist SA. Getting the compute resources you need, even vCPUS numbering in the millions, and completing a workload using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances is just a configuration away. In this post you will learn how to use Spot placement scores […]

Architecture Diagram depicting the integration between AWS Systems Manager with RunCommand Arguments stored in SSM Parameter Store, your Amazon GPU enabled EC2 instance with installed Amazon CloudWatch Agen­t, and Amazon CloudWatch Dashboard that aggregates and displays the ­reported metrics.

Optimizing GPU utilization for AI/ML workloads on Amazon EC2

­­­­This blog post is written by Ben Minahan, DevOps Consultant, and Amir Sotoodeh, Machine Learning Engineer. Machine learning workloads can be costly, and artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) teams can have a difficult time tracking and maintaining efficient resource utilization. ML workloads often utilize GPUs extensively, so typical application performance metrics such as CPU, memory, and […]


Serverless ICYMI Q1 2023

Welcome to the 21st edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share all the most recent product launches, feature enhancements, blog posts, webinars, live streams, and other interesting things that you might have missed! In case you missed our last ICYMI, check out what happened last […]

Figure 1 Landing Zone Accelerator Outposts workload on AWS high level Architecture

Architecting for data residency with AWS Outposts rack and landing zone guardrails

This blog post was written by Abeer Naffa’, Sr. Solutions Architect, Solutions Builder AWS, David Filiatrault, Principal Security Consultant, AWS and Jared Thompson, Hybrid Edge SA Specialist, AWS. In this post, we will explore how organizations can use AWS Control Tower landing zone and AWS Organizations custom guardrails to enable compliance with data residency requirements […]

AWS X-Ray trace view

Introducing AWS Lambda Powertools for .NET

CloudWatch and AWS X-Ray offer functionality that provides comprehensive observability for your applications. Lambda Powertools .NET is now generally available. The library helps implement observability when running Lambda functions based on .NET 6 while reducing the amount of custom code.

This figure shows the CloudWatch graph of three metrics – the total CPU Utilization of the Auto Scaling group, the load forecast generated by predictive scaling, and the derived metric using metric math that measures error for over-forecasting

Adopt Recommendations and Monitor Predictive Scaling for Optimal Compute Capacity

This post is written by Ankur Sethi, Sr. Product Manager, EC2, and Kinnar Sen, Sr. Specialist Solution Architect, AWS Compute. Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling helps customers optimize their Amazon EC2 capacity by dynamically responding to varying demand. Based on customer feedback, we enhanced the scaling experience with the launch of predictive scaling policies. Predictive scaling […]

AWS Lambda: Resilience under-the-hood

This post is written by Adrian Hornsby (Principal System Dev Engineer) and Marcia Villalba (Principal Developer Advocate). AWS Lambda comprises over 80 services working together to provide the serverless compute service that it offers to customers. Under the hood, many of these services are built on top of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances, […]

DNS-based load balancing

Enabling load-balancing of non-HTTP(s) traffic on AWS Wavelength

This blog post is written by Jack Chen, Telco Solutions Architect, and Robert Belson, Developer Advocate. AWS Wavelength embeds AWS compute and storage services within 5G networks, providing mobile edge computing infrastructure for developing, deploying, and scaling ultra-low-latency applications. AWS recently introduced support for Application Load Balancer (ALB) in AWS Wavelength zones. Although ALB addresses […]