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Amazon S3 Increases Request Rate Performance and Drops Randomized Prefix Requirement

by Steffen Opel Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 11, 2018

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced significantly increased S3 request rate performance and the ability to parallelize requests to scale to the desired throughput. Notably this performance increase also "removes any previous guidance to randomize object prefixes" and enables the use of "logical or sequential naming patterns in S3 object naming without any performance implications".

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Amazon Announces AWS Storage Gateway Hardware Appliance

by Eldert Grootenboer Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 25, 2018 1

Amazon has announced their AWS Storage Gateway hardware appliance, which provides hybrid storage between on-premises applications and AWS’ storage services. By providing a hardware appliance, Amazon gives a preconfigured solution to cache data locally while synchronizing with the cloud.

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Amazon Announces Extensibility for AWS CloudFormation with AWS Lambda Powered Macros

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 8 Followers on  Sep 21, 2018 1

With AWS CloudFormation developers can model and define their infrastructure as code. Now Amazon announced a new feature of AWS CloudFormation called Macros, which allows developers to extend the native syntax of CloudFormation templates by calling out to AWS Lambda powered transformations.

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Amazon Releases a New Session Manager in AWS Systems Manager

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 8 Followers on  Sep 19, 2018

Amazon released a new Session Manager in the AWS Systems Manager. This new session manager will provide a new of way of shell-level access to EC2 instances. IT Administrators can now use a new browser-based interactive shell and a command-line interface (CLI) to manage their Windows and Linux instances.

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Auth0's Move to a Single-Cloud Architecture on AWS

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 16 Followers on  Aug 25, 2018

Auth0, a provider of authentication, authorization and single sign on services, moved their infrastructure from multiple cloud providers (AWS, Azure and Google Cloud) to just AWS. An increasing dependency on AWS services necessitated this, and today their systems are spread across four AWS regions, with services replicated across zones.

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Amazon Aurora Serverless MySQL Generally Available

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 8 Followers on  Aug 23, 2018

Amazon Aurora, a custom built MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible database in AWS, has a new capability generally available – Aurora Serverless MySQL. Amazon first showed a preview of this serverless ability at AWS re:Invent last year.

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Amazon WorkSpaces Now Offers an Amazon Linux 2 Desktop

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 8 Followers on  Jul 27, 2018

With the new Amazon WorkSpaces, customers now use Amazon Linux 2 as a desktop besides Windows 7 and 10. The Amazon Linux 2 WorkSpaces are available in different forms including Amazon Machine Image.

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Amazon Announces AWS Lambda Now Supports Simple Queue Service (SQS) as an Event Source

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 8 Followers on  Jul 14, 2018

Amazon announced an update to their Simple Queue Service (SQS) – developers can now use SQS to trigger AWS Lambda Functions. Moreover, no longer are developers required to run a polling service or create an SQS to SNS mapping.

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AWS Config Gains Cross-Account, Cross-Region Data Aggregation

by Steffen Opel Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 30, 2018

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently added the capability to aggregate compliance data produced by AWS Config rules across multiple accounts and/or regions to enable centralized auditing and governance of AWS resources. A new aggregated dashboard view displays non-compliant rules across the organization. Users can then drill down to view details about resources that are violating any rules.

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Amazon API Gateway Now Supports Private Endpoints

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 8 Followers on  Jun 29, 2018

Amazon announced a new feature with their API Gateway service that will provide customers with private API endpoints inside their Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). These API endpoints are only accessible from within the customers Amazon VPC using VPC Endpoints.

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OpsRamp Introduces an AIOps Inference Engine

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 17, 2018

​​​​​​​Provider of a SaaS based IT operations management platform, OpsRamp, has announced OpsRamp 5.0, a new release featuring an artificial intelligence for IT Operations (AIOps) inference engine for alerting and event correlation. The new release also includes a multi-cloud visibility dashboard.

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AppDynamics Launches New European Software-as-a-Service Offering

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 15, 2018

Application intelligence vendor, AppDynamics, has launched a new European Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering, built on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) EU (Frankfurt) Region.

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AWS Releases Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS)

by Richard Seroter Follow 8 Followers on  Jun 13, 2018 1

In 2017 at re:Invent, AWS previewed a Kubernetes-based container service. Now six months later, the Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) is generally available. It joins a crowded space of managed Kubernetes cloud services, each offering different functionality and deployment locations.

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Instana Extends AI Application Monitoring to AWS Lambda

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 11, 2018

Instana, a cloud-native provider of artificial intelligence based monitoring tools for dynamic containerized microservice applications, has extended support to include AWS Lambda, a serverless computing platform and also announced availability through the AWS Marketplace.

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Amazon Neptune, a New Cloud Graph Database, Is Now Generally Available

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 8 Followers on  Jun 09, 2018

A new cloud graph database, Amazon Neptune, is publically available after its limited preview launch last year. With Amazon Neptune, customers can manage their bits of data in a graph model – a semantic structure in nodes, edges, and properties.

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