At the 2018 San Francisco Summit, AWS announced 15 new products to over 8,000 industry experts and customers. 50+ technical learning sessions educated attendees on areas ranging from Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Serverless Compute, to Security & Compliance, and more.

All launches from the Summit can be viewed here, along with all launches from 2018, and the services announced during the keynote can be viewed below.

AWS Summit San Francisco 2018: Keynote with Dr. Werner Vogels and Dr. Matt Wood
AWS Summit San Francisco 2018: Keynote with Dr. Werner Vogels and Dr. Matt Wood

Amazon SageMaker now supports TensorFlow version 1.6 and Apache MXNet version 1.1 in its pre-built Docker containers, now released as open source on GitHub. These containers can now be downloaded to your local environment for testing before deployment. Amazon SageMaker also supports more instance types across all modules, including all Amazon EC2 M5 instance types for training and hosting. Learn More »

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Amazon Transcribe is an automatic speech recognition (ASR) service that makes it easy for developers to add speech-to-text capability to their applications. Using the Amazon Transcribe API, you can generate transcription for a wide range of use cases including call center analysis, subtitling, search and compliance. Learn More »

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Amazon Translate delivers fast, high-quality, and affordable neural machine translation. The API-based service offers a managed and easy to use solution for crossing the language barrier – enabling you to translate large volumes of text efficiently, and localize your websites and applications for international users. Learn More »

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Multi-account, multi-region data aggregation is a new capability in AWS Config that gives customers a cross-account, cross-region view of their Config rule compliance status. This capability enables centralized auditing and governance. Customers can also associate their AWS Organization with this feature and get organization-wide visibility into their compliance. Learn More »

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AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) Private Certificate Authority (CA) is a managed private CA service that helps you easily and securely manage the lifecycle of your private certificates. You can create and manage private certificates for your connected resources such as AWS resources, on-premise servers, and devices. ACM Private CA provides a highly-available private CA service without the upfront investment and ongoing maintenance costs of operating your own private CA. Learn More »

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AWS Secrets Manager helps you protect the secrets needed to access to your applications, services, and IT resources. This service enables you to easily rotate, manage, and retrieve database credentials, API keys, and other secrets throughout their lifecycle. Now, you are able to secure, audit, and manage secrets used in the AWS Cloud, on third-party services, and on-premises. Learn More »

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AWS Firewall Manager makes it easier for you to centrally configure and manage web application firewall rules across your accounts and applications. You can roll out WAF rules all at once for your AWS resources across accounts and bring new applications and resources into compliance with a common set of security rules from day one. 
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S3 One Zone-Infrequent Access is a new storage class designed for customers who want a lower-cost option for infrequently accessed data, but do not require the multiple Availability Zone data resilience model of the S3 Standard and S3 Standard-Infrequent Access storage classes. S3 One Zone-IA is intended for use cases with infrequently accessed data that is re-creatable, like storing secondary backup copies of on-premises data or for data that is already replicated in another AWS Region for compliance or disaster recovery purposes. Learn More »

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S3 Select is a powerful new Amazon S3 API that enables applications to retrieve only a subset of data from an S3 object instead of retrieving the entire object. By reducing the data that has to be loaded and processed, S3 Select can improve the performance of most applications that frequently access data from S3 by up to 400%. Learn More »

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