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Deep dive into NitroTPM and UEFI Secure Boot support in Amazon EC2

Contributed by Samartha Chandrashekar, Principal Product Manager Amazon EC2 At re:Invent 2021, we announced NitroTPM, a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 and Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Secure Boot support in Amazon EC2. In this blog post, we’ll share additional details on how these capabilities can help further raise the security bar of EC2 deployments. […]

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Example flow of License Manager, AWS Auto Scaling, and EC2 Instances and their relationship to each other.

Implementing Auto Scaling for EC2 Mac Instances

This post is written by: Josh Bonello, Senior DevOps Architect, AWS Professional Services; Wes Fabella, Senior DevOps Architect, AWS Professional Services Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud. The introduction of Amazon EC2 Mac now enables macOS based workloads to run in the AWS Cloud. […]

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DLQ redrive

Introducing Amazon Simple Queue Service dead-letter queue redrive to source queues

This blog post is written by Mark Richman, a Senior Solutions Architect for SMB. Today AWS is launching a new capability to enhance the dead-letter queue (DLQ) management experience for Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS). DLQ redrive to source queues allows SQS to manage the lifecycle of unconsumed messages stored in DLQs. SQS is a […]

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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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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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Each U30 accelerator card comes with two XCU30 Zynq UltraScale+ SoCs

Deep Dive on Amazon EC2 VT1 Instances

This post is written by:  Amr Ragab, Senior Solutions Architect; Bryan Samis, Principal Elemental SSA; Leif Reinert, Senior Product Manager Introduction We at AWS are excited to announce that new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) VT1 instances are now generally available in the US-East (N. Virginia), US-West (Oregon), Europe (Ireland), and Asia Pacific (Tokyo) […]

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AWS architecture diagram for self-hosted runner.

Building ARM64 applications on AWS Graviton2 using the AWS CDK and Self-Hosted Runners for GitHub Actions

This post is written by Frank Dallezotte, Sr. Technical Account Manager, and Maxwell Moon, Sr. Solutions Architect AWS Graviton2 processors are custom built by AWS using the 64-bit Arm Neoverse cores to deliver great price performance for workloads running in Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). These instances are powered by 64 physical core AWS […]

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The architecture of the solution. It shows an EC2 instance of the G4 family deployed in a public subnet. The EC2 instances communicates with S3. Also shown is how a security group controls access from users to the EC2 instance

Use Amazon EC2 for cost-efficient cloud gaming with pay-as-you-go pricing

This post is written by Markus Ziller, Solutions Architect Since AWS launched in 2006, cloud computing disrupted traditional IT operations by providing a more cost-efficient, scalable, and secure alternative to owning hardware and data centers. Similarly, cloud gaming today enables gamers to play video games with pay-as-you go pricing. This removes the need of high […]

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