's NewThe AWS Cloud platform expands daily. Learn about announcements, launches, news, innovation and more from Amazon Web (Amazon Web Services)Wed, 17 Jan 2018 02:16:08 +0000Wed, 17 Jan 2018 02:16:08 +0000's NewThe AWS Cloud platform expands daily. Learn about announcements, launches, news, innovation and more from Amazon Web Services. WorkSpaces is Now Available in the South America (Sao Paulo) Region<p>Amazon WorkSpaces is now available in the South America (Sao Paulo) region, increasing the number of AWS Regions where WorkSpaces is available to nine. This expansion into a new AWS Region allows you to provision WorkSpaces closer to your users and data in the cloud, providing a more responsive experience. You can quickly add or remove WorkSpaces to meet changing demand, without the added cost and complexity of on-premises VDI infrastructure.</p>Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:52:56 +0000general:products/amazon-workspacesaws@amazon.com Introduces Tiered Pricing With up to 90% Discount for VPC Flow Logs and Other Vended Logs<p>Today, we are introducing volume-based tiered pricing for Vended logs in CloudWatch Logs, effective January 1, 2018. Vended logs are logs that are natively published by AWS services on behalf of the customer. VPC Flow logs is the first Vended log type that will benefit from this tiered model. However, more AWS Service log types will be added to Vended Logs in the future.&nbsp;</p>Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:48:11 +0000general:products/amazon-cloudwatchaws@amazon.com AWS Auto ScalingWed, 17 Jan 2018 02:14:05 +0000general:products/auto-scalingaws@amazon.com EC2 Elastic GPUs Now Support OpenGL 4.3<p>We are excited to announce that Amazon EC2 Elastic GPUs now support OpenGL 4.3. To activate OpenGL 4.3 support for existing Elastic GPUs, simply stop and start your instances, and a new driver will be automatically installed in your instance to support OpenGL 4.3.&nbsp;</p>Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:59:00 +0000general:products/amazon-ec2aws@amazon.com Kinesis Data Firehose is now Available in Three More Regions<p><a href="/kinesis/firehose/">Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose</a> is the easiest way to load <a href="/streaming-data/">streaming data</a> into data stores and analytics tools. It can capture, transform, and load streaming data into Amazon S3, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Elasticsearch Service, and Splunk, enabling near real-time analytics with existing business intelligence tools you are already using today.&nbsp;</p>Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:46:04 +0000general:products/amazon-kinesis-firehoseaws@amazon.com Lambda Supports Go<p>You can now develop your <a href="/lambda/">AWS Lambda</a> function code using Go. Lambda lets you run code without provisioning and managing servers. You simply upload your Go executable artifact as a ZIP file through the AWS CLI or Lambda console and select the <i>go1.x</i> runtime. With Lambda, you can use Go's native tools to build and package your code. Read our <a href="">documentation</a> for more details.&nbsp;</p>Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:48:04 +0000general:products/aws-lambdaaws@amazon.com Lambda Supports C# (.NET Core 2.0)<p>You can now develop your <a href="/lambda/">AWS Lambda</a> function code in C# using the .NET Core 2.0. Lambda lets you run code without provisioning and managing servers. You can use any of the .NET Core 2.0 libraries or frameworks when authoring your functions in Lambda. Read our <a href="">documentation</a> for more details.</p>Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:51:14 +0000general:products/aws-lambdaaws@amazon.com Glue Now Supports Scala in Addition to Python<p>AWS Glue now supports the Scala programming language, in addition to Python, to give you choice and flexibility when writing your AWS Glue ETL scripts.&nbsp;</p>Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:17:42 +0000general:products/aws-glueaws@amazon.com Glue Now Supports Additional Job Events as Trigger Conditions<p>AWS Glue now provides customers more control over ETL jobs by supporting additional trigger conditions.&nbsp;</p>Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:20:22 +0000general:products/aws-glueaws@amazon.com IBM WebSphere Liberty on the AWS Cloud with New Quick Start<p>This new Quick Start automatically creates a secure deployment of IBM WebSphere Liberty into a customizable environment on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud in about 40 minutes. &nbsp;</p>Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:04:47 +0000partner:technology-expertise/ibmaws@amazon.com Inspector no Longer Requires a Compatible Kernel for Rules Packages like Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)<p>Amazon Inspector has released an enhancement to the Inspector Agent that will allow it to perform assessments for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE), Center for Internet Security (CIS) Benchmarks, and AWS Security Best Practices on supported operating systems, regardless of the kernel version installed. Prior to this release, the Inspector Agent was dependent on an internal kernel module that supported specific Linux OS kernel versions. The Inspector Agent could not be installed or used to run any security assessments for supported Linux operating systems that were using non-default, older, or custom kernels. With this update, you can use any kernel and run those assessments.&nbsp;</p>Thu, 11 Jan 2018 21:05:34 +0000general:products/amazon-inspectoraws@amazon.com RDS Read Replicas Now Support Multi-AZ Deployments<p>Starting today, <a href="/rds/">Amazon RDS</a> Read Replicas for MySQL and MariaDB now support Multi-AZ deployments. Combining Read Replicas with Multi-AZ enables you to build a resilient disaster recovery strategy and simplify your database engine upgrade process.&nbsp;</p>Thu, 11 Jan 2018 21:56:02 +0000general:products/amazon-rdsaws@amazon.com CloudTrail Integration is Now Available in Amazon SageMaker<p>You can now log your <a href="/sagemaker/">Amazon SageMaker</a> API calls with AWS CloudTrail. &nbsp;</p>Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:51:57 +0000general:products/amazon-sagemaker,general:products/amazon-machine-learningaws@amazon.com Shield Advanced and AWS WAF Now Available in Asia Pacific (Sydney) and EU (Frankfurt) Regions<p>AWS Shield Advanced and AWS WAF have expanded their regional footprint to the Asia Pacific (Sydney) and EU (Frankfurt) Regions, making them available in 7 AWS Regions. <br /> </p>Wed, 10 Jan 2018 20:00:08 +0000general:products/aws-shield,marketing:marchitecture/security-identity-and-compliance,general:products/aws-wafaws@amazon.com Batch Adds Support for AWS CloudTrail Audit Calls<p>AWS Batch now supports AWS CloudTrail audit calls to Batch APIs. AWS CloudTrail is a service that enables governance, compliance, operational auditing, and risk auditing of your AWS account. With AWS CloudTrail, customers can now audit calls to AWS Batch APIs, making it easier to ensure compliance with internal policies and regulatory standards.</p>Wed, 10 Jan 2018 19:28:11 +0000general:products/aws-cloudtrailaws@amazon.com AWS Identity and Access Management Console Language Support<p>Now, you can use the <a href="/iam/">AWS Identity and Access Management</a> (IAM) console in Korean. The IAM console is also available in English, French, Japanese, and Chinese.&nbsp;</p>Wed, 10 Jan 2018 19:25:07 +0000general:products/aws-iamaws@amazon.com X-Ray SDK for Ruby (Beta)<p>AWS X-Ray SDK for Ruby enables developers to record and emit information from within their applications to the AWS X-Ray service. You can get started in minutes using the repository on&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank">Github</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:19:37 +0000aws@amazon.com Rekognition Now Available in AWS US-East (Ohio) Region<p>Amazon Rekognition is a deep learning-based service that makes it easy to add image and video analysis to your applications. Rekognition Image API allows you to detect objects, scenes, faces and inappropriate content; extract text; recognize celebrities; and search and compare faces, in images. Rekognition Video API for the AWS US-East (Ohio) region allows you to track people; detect objects, scenes, activities and inappropriate content; recognize celebrities; and search faces, in videos stored in Amazon S3.&nbsp;</p>Tue, 09 Jan 2018 23:16:50 +0000general:products/amazon-rekognitionaws@amazon.com Algorithm Now Available in Amazon SageMaker<p>You can now use the DeepAR forecasting algorithm for model training in Amazon SageMaker.&nbsp;</p>Mon, 08 Jan 2018 23:26:39 +0000general:products/amazon-machine-learning,general:products/amazon-sagemakeraws@amazon.com CloudFront announces six new Edge Locations, adding two more in Tokyo, JP, and its first location in Perth, AU<p>Amazon CloudFront announces six new Edge Locations that are now part of its global network. These six new Edge Locations are located in the following cities:</p> <p>Perth, Australia; Chennai, India; Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; Los Angeles, California; and two additional Edge Locations in Tokyo, Japan.</p>Fri, 05 Jan 2018 21:35:52 +0000general:products/amazon-cloudfrontaws@amazon.com 10.2 now Supported on Amazon RDS<p>Starting today, you can launch MariaDB version 10.2 instances on Amazon RDS. You can also easily upgrade your existing <a href="/rds/mariadb/">Amazon RDS for MariaDB</a> database instances from version 10.1 to 10.2.11.</p>Fri, 05 Jan 2018 21:19:05 +0000general:products/amazon-rdsaws@amazon.com WorkSpaces Now Supports Configurable Storage and Switching Between Hardware Bundles<p>Today, Amazon WorkSpaces is making two new features available. First, you can now configure how much storage your WorkSpaces get when you launch them, and increase the storage for a running WorkSpace at any time. Second, you can now change the hardware bundle that your WorkSpace is running on with a simple reboot. All of your applications, data, and storage stay the same, but now you can move to a more powerful bundle to support resource-intensive applications, or move to a less powerful bundle to save costs. With these features, Amazon WorkSpaces now provides additional flexibility to support the diverse needs of end users, while still helping you optimize your costs. &nbsp;</p>Fri, 29 Dec 2017 03:24:11 +0000general:products/amazon-workspacesaws@amazon.com ECS Adds ELB Health Check Grace Period<p>The Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) service scheduler now allows you to define a grace period to prevent premature shutdown of newly instantiated tasks.&nbsp;</p>Wed, 27 Dec 2017 19:14:14 +0000aws@amazon.com Breaking Logic for the Amazon ECS Service Scheduler<p>The Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) service scheduler now includes logic that throttles how often tasks are restarted if they repeatedly fail to launch.&nbsp;</p>Fri, 22 Dec 2017 21:32:17 +0000general:products/amazon-ecsaws@amazon.com for Apache Spark 2.2.1 with Amazon SageMaker integration and Apache Hive 2.3.2 on Amazon EMR release 5.11.0<p>You can now use Apache Spark 2.2.1, Apache Hive 2.3.2, and Amazon SageMaker integration with Apache Spark on Amazon EMR release 5.11.0. Spark 2.2.1 and Hive 2.3.2 include various bug fixes and improvements. <a href="" target="_blank">Amazon SageMaker Spark</a> is an open-source Spark library for <a href="/sagemaker/">Amazon SageMaker</a>, a fully-managed service which can build, train, and deploy machine learning models at scale. It enables you to interleave Spark stages and stages that interact with Amazon SageMaker in your Spark ML Pipelines, allowing you to train models using Spark DataFrames in Amazon SageMaker with Amazon-provided ML algorithms like K-Means clustering or XGBoost.</p>Fri, 22 Dec 2017 22:22:50 +0000general:products/amazon-sagemaker,general:products/