Amazon EMR - New Feature
Amazon Redshift - New Features
AWS Glue - New Service
AWS Glue is a fully managed ETL service that makes it easy to understand your data sources, prepare the data, and load it reliably to data stores. It simplifies and automates data discovery, transformation, and job scheduling tasks.
Amazon API Gateway - New Features
Amazon API Gateway now integrates with the AWS Marketplace to help API owners monetize their API and meter usage for their API products, without writing any code.
You can now add documentation to your methods and resources for your APIs built using Amazon API Gateway, making it easy for your API consumers to understand your API.
Custom authorizers on Amazon API Gateway can now return additional fields in their authorization response.
Amazon Lex - New Service
Amazon Lex is a service for building conversational interfaces using voice and text. With Lex, the same deep learning engine that powers Alexa is now available to any developer, enabling you to bring sophisticated, natural language chatbots to new and existing applications.
MXNet - Deep Learning Framework of Choice at AWS
MXNet is an open source, fully featured, flexibly programmable and ultra-scalable deep learning framework supporting deep learning models including convolutional neural networks (CNNs) and long short-term memory networks (LSTMs). Running MXnet on AWS provides a highly scalable, flexible and fast model training experience for developers using deep learning on CPUs or GPUs, on clusters, servers, desktops, or mobile phones.
Amazon EC2 - New Feature
EC2 instances in Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) now offer native support for the IPv6 protocol. IPv6 can be enabled for existing and new VPCs through the AWS management console, API/SDK and CLI.
Amazon EC2 T2 - New Instance Type
AWS Lambda - New Features
You can now configure a dead letter queue (DLQ) on AWS Lambda to give you more control over message handling for all asynchronous invocations, including those delivered via AWS events (S3, SNS, IoT, etc).
You can now develop your AWS Lambda functions in C# using the .NET Core 1.0 runtime.
Amazon Aurora - New Features
Amazon Aurora is now PostgreSQL compatible. You can get up to twice the performance of the typical PostgreSQL database and the features you love in Amazon Aurora.
AWS has expanded its HIPAA compliance program to include Amazon Aurora and Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL.
AWS Schema Conversion Tool - New Feature
Amazon AppStream 2.0 - New Service
Amazon AppStream 2.0 allows you to stream desktop apps securely from the AWS cloud directly to users on the device of their choice, eliminating the need to rewrite desktop apps for the cloud.
Amazon WorkSpaces - New Features
Amazon WorkSpaces Graphics bundles offer a virtual cloud desktop which includes a high-end GPU that supports engineering, design, and architectural applications.
You can now access your Amazon WorkSpaces through Chrome and Firefox web browsers, using a new feature called Amazon WorkSpaces Web Access.
Amazon WorkSpaces now offers bundles that come with a Windows 10 desktop experience, powered by Windows Server 2016. Amazon WorkSpaces Windows 10 bundles provides you an easy way to move users to a modern operating system, while also simplifying licensing.
AWS CodeBuild - New Service
AWS CodeBuild builds and tests code in the cloud. CodeBuild scales continuously, so your builds are not left waiting in a queue. You are charged by the minute for the compute resources you use. You can also use CodeBuild with other AWS services. For example, you can plug CodeBuild into AWS CodePipeline, which automates building and testing code in CodeBuild each time you commit a change to your source repository.
AWS X-Ray - New Service
AWS X-Ray helps developers analyze and debug production, distributed applications, such as those built using a microservices architecture. With X-Ray, you can understand how your application and its underlying services are performing to identify and troubleshoot the root cause of performance issues and errors.
AWS Greengrass - Software for Connected Devices
AWS IoT - New Features
The redesigned AWS IoT management console is easier to use. This includes connecting devices, diving into thing details, finding key resources, and testing with the MQTT client.
Announcing the AWS IoT Button Enterprise Program in limited preview. The program helps businesses expand existing applications or build new applications that connect to a simple IoT button device.
AWS has improved the developer experience. Available today for pre-order, the 2nd generation AWS IoT Button with 2X the battery life, and a new mobile app on iOS and Android for easy configuration.
Amazon CloudWatch - Price Reduction
Amazon EC2 Systems Manager - New Service
Amazon EC2 Systems Manager is a management service that helps you automatically collect software inventory, apply Windows OS patches, create system images, and configure Windows and Linux operating systems. In addition, you can record and govern your instance’s software configuration with AWS Config.
AWS CloudFormation - New Feature
AWS CloudTrail - New Feature
AWS CloudTrail now supports Amazon S3 Data Events. You can now record all API actions on S3 Objects and receive detailed information such as the AWS account of the caller, IAM user role of the caller, time of the API call, IP address of the API, and other details.
AWS Mobile Hub - New Features
AWS announced the SaaS Connectors feature for AWS Mobile Hub. SaaS Connectors make it easy to securely access data in 3rd party enterprise SaaS applications from your mobile apps.
AWS Mobile Hub now includes an integration with Amazon Lex, so you can build mobile apps that use speech and text, in addition to touch to your mobile app.
AWS Artifact - New Service
AWS Organizations - New Service
Amazon EFS - New Feature
Amazon EFS now allows access from on-premises servers. This simplifies migration of file data from on-premises into Amazon EFS file systems and enables support for cloud bursting workloads.
Amazon Glacier - New Feature
Amazon S3 - New Feature
Amazon S3 & Amazon Glacier - Price Reduction
AWS collapsed the number of Amazon S3 price tiers from six to three making it easier to understand your bill and project future costs. AWS also reduced Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier storage prices by more than 20% in most regions.
AWS Snowball - New Feature
AWS has expanded its HIPAA compliance program to include AWS Snowball allowing you to transfer large amounts of data, including Protected Health Information (PHI), into and out of AWS securely and cost-effectively.
AWS Storage Gateway - New Feature