AWS Compute Blog

Category: Management Tools

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

February 12, 2024: Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose has been renamed to Amazon Data Firehose. Read the AWS What’s New post to learn more. 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, […]

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 […]

Diagram depicting an Outpost that a customer has shared to three different accounts using RAM. The three different accounts each have a different application deployed in them.

Monitoring shared AWS Outposts rack capacity

This post is written by Adam Imeson, Sr. Hybrid Edge Specialist Solutions Architect. AWS Outposts rack is a fully-managed service that offers the same AWS infrastructure, APIs, tools, and a subset of AWS services to any data center, colocation space, or on-premises facility for a consistent hybrid experience. Outposts rack is ideal for workloads that […]

MWAA Dashboard

Introducing container, database, and queue utilization metrics for the Amazon MWAA environment

This post is written by Uma Ramadoss (Senior Specialist Solutions Architect), and Jeetendra Vaidya (Senior Solutions Architect). Today, AWS is announcing the availability of container, database, and queue utilization metrics for Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (Amazon MWAA). This is a new collection of metrics published by Amazon MWAA in addition to existing Apache […]

Architecture Diagram

Adding approval notifications to EC2 Image Builder before sharing AMIs

­­­­­This blog post is written by, Glenn Chia Jin Wee, Associate Cloud Architect, and Randall Han, Professional Services. You may be required to manually validate the Amazon Machine Image (AMI) built from an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Image Builder pipeline before sharing this AMI to other AWS accounts or to an AWS organization. […]