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  • The AWS Control Tower Console shows further details on external AWS Config rules

    Posted on: Dec 30, 2020

    AWS Control Tower now includes an organization-level aggregator that helps identify external AWS Config rules. This gives you the option in the AWS Control Tower console to see the AWS Config rules created by the AWS Control Tower as well as externally created AWS Config rules. By using the aggregator, AWS Control Tower can recognize this information and provide a link to the AWS Config console without requiring AWS Control Tower access to unmanaged accounts.

  • Amazon Elastic Container Service introduces new management console

    Posted on: Dec 30, 2020

    Today Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) introduced a new management console. You can now create, edit, view, and delete Amazon ECS services and tasks, and view ECS clusters in fewer and easier steps. You can also use the new console to quickly and easily find out about the ECS functions, discover your ECS resources and switch back to the existing console if necessary. The new console will be continuously updated until all features of the existing console are available, and both consoles can be used up to this point.

  • AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor now supports AWS CloudFormation

    Posted on: Dec 30, 2020

    AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor now supports AWS CloudFormation so customers can create and manage AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor resources such as portals, projects, dashboards, widgets, and properties with CloudFormation.

  • AWS CodePipeline supports deployments with CloudFormation StackSets

    Posted on: Dec 30, 2020

    AWS CodePipeline has released two new actions for creating and deploying CloudFormation StackSets. The CloudFormationStackSet action dynamically creates an initial or updated stack set configuration and makes it available. The CloudFormationStackInstance action safely rolls out the stack set changes to new or existing stack instances in the stack set, region by region, thus reducing the risk of errors.

  • New: AWS Data Exchange Publisher Coordinator and Subscriber Coordinator

    Posted on: Dec 29, 2020
  • Amazon WorkDocs offers additional collaboration controls in its Android app

    Posted on: Dec 29, 2020

    Starting today, you will be offered additional controls in your Amazon WorkDocs Android application that allow you to perform workflows such as deleting, renaming, and adding files and folders to your favorites list directly from the folder list view. You can also rename a file or folder and add it to your favorites list for quick access and offline use from the document preview. These additional controls, now shown in the Folder List and Document Preview View, make it easier for you and your team to collaborate on content.

  • Amazon MSK adds support for Apache Kafka version 2.7.0

    Posted on: Dec 29, 2020

    Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) now supports Apache Kafka version 2.7.0 for new and existing clusters. Apache Kafka 2.7.0 includes several bug fixes and new features that improve performance. Some of the most important features include the ability to throttle the operations of creating topics and partitions and deleting topics (KIP-599) and the configurable TCP connection timeout (KIP-601). For a complete list of improvements and bug fixes, see the Apache Kafka Release Notes for 2.7.0.

  • Publish Oracle Management Agent logs from Amazon RDS for Oracle to Amazon CloudWatch Logs

    Posted on: Dec 29, 2020
  • Amazon AppStream 2.0 adds support for real-time audio / video

    Posted on: Dec 28, 2020

    Amazon AppStream 2.0 now supports real-time audio-video (AV) by seamlessly redirecting local webcam video input into AppStream 2.0 streaming sessions. As more users work from home, they rely heavily on video conferencing applications to collaborate. With real-time AV support, you can make video conferencing and other streaming applications available to your users to improve team collaboration from anywhere. Your users can collaborate with familiar video conferencing applications without leaving their AppStream 2.0 session.

  • Announcement of new AWS Wavelength zones in Denver and Seattle

    Posted on: Dec 28, 2020

    Today we announce the availability of two new AWS Wavelength zones on Verizon's 5G ultra-wideband network in Denver and Seattle. Wavelength Zones are now available in 10 cities, including the previously announced cities of Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Las Vegas, Miami, New York City, San Francisco, and Washington DC.

  • Amazon QuickSight is now available in the Canada (Central) and South America (Sao Paulo) regions

    Posted on: Dec 28, 2020

    Amazon QuickSight is now available in two new regions: Canada (Central) and South America (Sao Paulo). New users can sign up for QuickSight with one of these regions as their home region, making SPICE capacity available in those regions and ensuring proximity to AWS and on-premise data sources. Existing QuickSight users can use the region switcher in the user interface to switch to Canada (Central) or South America (Sao Paulo) to provide SPICE capacity and enable faster and more cost-effective connections to data sources in this region. With this launch, QuickSight is now available in 14 regions worldwide: US East (N. Virginia and Ohio), US West (Oregon), EU (Frankfurt, Ireland and London) and Asia Pacific (Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo ), GovCloud (US West), Canada (Central) or South America (Sao Paulo). Find out more about the available regions here.

  • AWS Service Catalog now supports TagOption sharing

    Posted on: Dec 24, 2020

    Today AWS Service Catalog releases the TagOption Share, which enables administrators to distribute TagOptions when sharing portfolios to AWS accounts. TagOptions are key-value pairs used by administrators to define and enforce their tagging taxonomy. Administrators can define TagOptions in their central account and link them to products and portfolios.

  • Microsoft SQL Point-In-Time Restore is now generally available for Amazon RDS on VMware

    Posted on: Dec 23, 2020

    Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) on VMware is a service that delivers AWS managed relational databases to local VMware environments. RDS on VMware customers running SQL Server can now restore their databases with point-in-time restore for database recovery and duplication.

  • New: Service Workbench on AWS

    Posted on: Dec 23, 2020

    Service Workbench on AWS is a new AWS solution implementation that enables IT teams to provide secure, repeatable, and connected control over access to the data, tools, and compute power researchers need. With Service Workbench on AWS, researchers no longer have to worry about configuring and managing the cloud infrastructure. Instead, they can focus on completing research assignments and getting important work done in minutes, not months. Researchers can use Service Workbench on AWS to quickly and securely set up research environments and share data with colleagues inside and outside of institutions. By automating the creation of basic research environments, simplifying data access and creating cost transparency, researchers and IT departments save time and achieve reproducibility of research.

  • Customer's own IP generally available for Amazon RDS on Outposts

    Posted on: Dec 23, 2020

    Customized IP Addresses (CoIP) are now available for use with Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) on AWS Outposts. With CoIP you can assign addresses from your local network to services that run on your AWS Outposts. The support of CoIP makes it easier to access your Amazon RDS databases from your local network via your own IPs. Amazon RDS on Outposts enables you to deploy fully managed database instances in your on-premises environments. AWS Outposts is a fully managed service that extends AWS infrastructure, AWS services, APIs, and tools in virtually any data center, co-location, and on-premises facility, delivering a truly consistent hybrid experience. You can deploy Amazon RDS on Outposts to set up, operate, and scale relational databases from MySQL and PostgreSQL locally, just like in the cloud.

  • Deployed product referencing is now available in AWS Service Catalog

    Posted on: Dec 23, 2020

    AWS Service Catalog now supports referencing Service Catalog deployed product editions in newly deployed products or AWS CloudFormation stacks. Provided product outputs, such as B. VPC ID, can now be made available as inputs for dependent provided products and stacks. This saves time for developing applications that have dependencies on existing infrastructure, such as B. VPC, S3 bucket or RDS database.

  • New versions of MySQL and PostgreSQL now available in Amazon RDS for Outposts

    Posted on: Dec 23, 2020

    Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) on AWS Outposts now supports additional production-ready versions of MySQL (8.0.19, 8.0.20, 8.0.21) and PostgreSQL (12.3, 12.4) for deployment. Amazon RDS on Outposts enables you to deploy fully managed database instances in your on-premises environments. AWS Outposts is a fully managed service that extends AWS infrastructure, AWS services, APIs, and tools in virtually any data center, co-location, and on-premises facility, delivering a truly consistent hybrid experience. You can deploy Amazon RDS on Outposts to set up, operate, and scale relational databases from MySQL and PostgreSQL locally, just like in the cloud.

  • AWS Compute Optimizer now provides recommendations for AWS Lambda functions

    Posted on: Dec 23, 2020

    AWS Compute Optimizer, a recommendation service that helps you identify the optimal resource configurations for your AWS workloads, now provides memory size recommendations for AWS Lambda functions.

  • New: Video-on-Demand in AWS v5.2

    Posted on: Dec 23, 2020

    The Video-on-Demand on AWS solution provides video-on-demand (VOD) content cost-effectively to a global audience via the AWS Cloud. It provides the AWS services required to build scalable, distributed VOD processing and delivery workflows and offers several features including:

    • Amazon Step Functions orchestration of the ingestion, transcoding (including preprocessing and postprocessing steps) and publishing steps of the workflow.
    • Selection of video file or metafile trigger.
    • Delivering video to viewers using Amazon CloudFront that has been formatted for playback on many devices.
    • Input file metadata, task settings and output detail storage in a DynamoDB table for easy access by downstream consumers.
    • Optional automated archive of video inputs to help reduce storage costs.
  • Announcement of the first AWS Wavelength Zone in South Korea

    Posted on: Dec 23, 2020

    Today we announce the general availability of AWS Wavelength on SK Telecom's (SKT) 5G network, enabling developers to build ultra-low latency applications for mobile devices and users across South Korea.

  • Host Resource Groups now offer APIs along with the ability to add existing Dedicated Hosts to further simplify your BYOL experience

    Posted on: Dec 23, 2020

    You can now use Host Resource Groups Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to take advantage of the simplified bring your own license (BYOL) for software licenses such as Windows Server and SQL Server that require a dedicated physical server. Here you can specify your Dedicated Host management preferences, e.g. B. Host allocation, host capacity utilization, and instance placement at onboarding time. You can then launch instances on EC2 Dedicated Hosts just as you would launch an Amazon EC2 instance with AWS-provided licenses. This new feature also allows you to add existing Dedicated Hosts to Host Resource Groups so that you can have AWS manage them on your behalf.

  • AWS CodePipeline is available immediately in the AWS Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Region

    Posted on: Dec 23, 2020

    Starting today, AWS CodePipeline is available in the Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) region.

  • Service Quotas now supports tagging and attribute-based access control (ABAC)

    Posted on: Dec 23, 2020

    We added support for tagging and attribute-based access control (ABAC) for service quotas in your AWS account. You can now attach tags or custom attributes to applied quotas, making it easy to identify, classify, or categorize applied quotas in your AWS account. Applied or account-specific quotas are overrides that are specific to your account and that have been granted to you in the past. In addition, you can now use these tags for attribute-based access control (ABAC). ABAC is an authorization strategy that defines permissions based on tags associated with users and AWS resources. ABAC simplifies the administration of authorizations. You can create a single permission policy that you don't need to update when new resources are added to your AWS environment. You can also improve your security situation by creating granular authorization rules based on the tags you have defined.

  • Introduction of FHIR Works on AWS

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    FHIR Works on AWS is a new AWS solution implementation with an open source software toolkit that can be used to create a Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) interface over existing healthcare applications and data. It uses a serverless implementation to provide FHIR APIs that support the majority of FHIR resource types and operations. FHIR Works on AWS also includes architectural templates for designing and creating integrations with existing systems. Independent software vendors, system integrators and healthcare providers can use the solution to improve access from mobile devices and web portals with standard FHIR APIs. Finally, the solution includes guidance on how to customize the standard API for FHIR Works on AWS to meet the specific needs of an organization.

  • Amazon EC2 M6g, C6g, and R6g instances with AWS Graviton2 processors are now available in the South America (Sao Paulo) and AWS GovCloud (US) regions

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    Starting today, Amazon EC2 M6g, C6g, and R6g instances are available in the South America (Sao Paulo) and AWS GovCloud (US) regions. Amazon EC2 M6g, C6g, and R6g instances are up to 40% cheaper than comparable x86-based instances for a wide variety of workloads. These include application servers, microservices, high-performance computers, CPU-based machine learning inference, electronic design automation, games, open source databases and in-memory caches.

  • FreeRTOS now supports over-the-air (OTA) updates for multiple file types

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    FreeRTOS now supports the ability to update multiple file types in one over-the-air (OTA) update process. This feature allows FreeRTOS users to classify different file types (e.g. firmware, certificate, general image) while creating an OTA update job. This enables a FreeRTOS device to recognize the category of an incoming update and store it for a specific purpose (e.g. firmware update, certificate rotation, image download) or a specific target (e.g. secondary microcontroller, external storage) an embedded application.More information can be found here.

  • AWS WAF is now available in the AWS GovCloud (US East) Region

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    Starting today, AWS WAF is available in the AWS GovCloud (US East) Region.

  • Amazon GuardDuty adds three new threat detectors to help you better protect your data stored in Amazon S3

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    Amazon GuardDuty introduces three new threat detectors that notify you when data in your Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) buckets is being accessed from an IP address associated with known malicious actors on the Internet. These threat detections are available to customers who have S3 protection enabled in GuardDuty and are the latest additions to an ever-growing library of fully managed threat detections. They are available to customers who enable Amazon GuardDuty in their AWS accounts.

  • AWS Database Migration Service now supports MariaDB version 10.4

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020
  • Amazon Neptune now supports the db.r5.24xlarge instance type

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    You can now launch your Amazon Neptune RDF / SPARQL or Apache TinkerPop-Graph application with a db.r5.24xlarge instance type to improve loading performance in all regions where Amazon Neptune is available.

  • Use AWS Secrets Manager to rotate your source and target database credentials from AWS Data Migration Service

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020
  • AWS Database Migration Service now supports parallel application when using Redshift as a target while replication is in progress

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) has expanded its capabilities to support parallel application when using Redshift as a target while replication is in progress. Amazon Redshift is a fully managed petabyte data warehouse service in the cloud. They can start with a few hundred gigabytes of data and scale up to a petabyte or more. By taking advantage of the multithreaded CDC task settings, you can improve the performance of your running replications from any DMS-supported source to Amazon Redshift.

  • AWS Glue launches AWS Glue Custom Connectors

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    Today we announced the availability of AWS Glue Custom Connectors, a new capability in AWS Glue and AWS Glue Studio that makes it easy for you to push data from SaaS applications and custom data sources to your data lake in Amazon S3. With just a few clicks, you can find and select connectors from AWS Marketplace and start your data prep workflow in minutes. With the new option, you can use connectors from Salesforce, SAP and Snowflake, for example. You can also develop custom connectors and share them across teams, and incorporate open source Spark connectors and Athena federated query connectors into your data prep workflows. If you are an AWS partner, you can develop custom connectors and share them on the AWS Marketplace.

  • Implementation of process review rules with AWS Config Conformance Packs

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    AWS Config Conformance Packs now allow the inclusion of process review rules, in addition to the AWS Config managed rules, custom rules, and remedial actions. Process audit rules help you track resource-independent tasks as part of various compliance frameworks and operational best practices. You can add process review rules to new and existing conformance pack templates in your account. Unlike other rules and remedies in AWS Config that can automatically assess the compliance of certain AWS resources, the compliance status of a process review rule is manually managed and set by you through the AWS Config console or using the PutExternalEvaluation API . Two new conformance pack templates for operational best practices for the CIS Level 1 and Level 2 benchmarks are now available that contain process review rules to adapt to specific controls.

  • AWS Artifact makes it easy to download and share compliance documents

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    Customers no longer need to complete a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) before downloading AWS compliance reports from the AWS Artifact service. As such, we've removed the click-through NDA requirement from most compliance reports. Instead, we have added appropriate terms (T & Cs) to the first page of each compliance report in AWS Artifact that detail the circumstances under which customers can distribute the applicable report. AWS customers can now share many of the AWS compliance reports (depending on the T & Cs) with their regulators and customers directly without contacting the AWS requirement for such inquiries.

  • AWS Config starts the ability to save advanced queries

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    AWS Config advanced query feature adds the ability to save your queries in your AWS Config account. Now when you customize a sample query or write your query, you can save it with a name, description, and tags. This eliminates the need to store a query in a separate repository or to rewrite it every time you want to run it. After you save the query, you can search for it, copy it to the Query Editor, edit it, or delete it.

  • Introduction of Compliant Frameworks for Federal Agency and DoD Workloads in AWS GovCloud (USA)

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    Compliant Framework for Federal Agency and DoD Workloads in AWS GovCloud (USA), a new AWS Solutions Implementation helps customers achieve their Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and Security Requirements Guide (SRG) for Cloud Computing (CC) from the Department of Defense (DoD) of the United States while reducing the level of engineering effort, cost and risk. The solution provides a basic AWS infrastructure to provide an automated, secure, scalable, multi-account environment based on AWS best practices in the AWS GovCloud Regions (US). It was developed to meet the requirements stipulated by the DoD for hosting Impact Level (IL) 4 and IL 5 workloads in the cloud, as well as to provide the basis for a CMMC-compliant environment. With the Compliant Framework solution, US federal agencies and DoD customers, as well as Defense Industrial Base contractors, can quickly deploy an architecture baseline that enables them to achieve Authority to Operate and CMMC certification more quickly.

  • Amazon EMR Release 6.2 now supports improved Apache HBase performance on Amazon S3 and Apache Hive ACID Transactions on HDFS and Amazon S3

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    Amazon EMR Release 6.2 now supports improved Apache HBase performance on Amazon S3 with continuous HFile tracking and Apache Hive ACID Transactions on HDFS and Amazon S3. EMR 6.2 includes performance improvements for EMR Runtime for Apache Spark and PrestoDB performance improvements.

  • Now compare different versions of your runbooks with AWS Systems Manager

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    With AWS Systems Manager, you can now perform a side-by-side comparison between different versions of your runbooks and other Systems Manager documents such as Run Command documents. This feature allows you to quickly troubleshoot problems by visually comparing what has changed in your runbook across multiple versions.

  • Amazon EC2-M5zn instances with high frequency processors and 100 Gbps network are now available in South America (São Paulo)

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    Starting today, standard Amazon EC2 M5zn instances are available in the AWS South America (São Paulo) Region. These new instances are a high-frequency, high-speed, low-latency network variant of Amazon EC2-M5 instances powered by custom second generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors (Cascade Lake). M5zn instances deliver the highest all-core turbo CPU performance of Intel Xeon Scalable processors in the cloud, with a frequency of up to 4.5 GHz.

  • New consulting offer for AWS solutions - High-Governance Foundation with AWS Control Tower

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    High-Governance Foundation with AWS Control Tower is a consulting offering for AWS solutions that is provided through a consulting contract from Logicworks, an AWS Migration Competency Partner. High-Governance Foundation with AWS Control Tower accelerates the design and construction of a cloud architecture that can be scaled to support multiple teams, applications, or tenants. Customers requesting this consulting offer are participating in a project that includes evaluating customer requirements and the existing architecture, designing and building the solution, and migrating, testing and optionally managing the new environment.

  • Amazon GameLift updates server SDK to support Unity 2020 and Unreal 4.25

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    In time for the holidays, we are happy to announce the update to Amazon GameLift Server SDK version 4.0.2. As a managed AWS service, GameLift enables developers to provision, operate and scale dedicated servers in the cloud for multiplayer games. Game developers like Ubisoft and Behavior expect that they can use the latest versions of Unity and Unreal with the GameLift Server SDK, so we're giving them a special gift at the end of the year.

  • AWS App2Container now supports remote execution of the containerization workflows

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    AWS App2Container (A2C) now supports remote execution of the containerization workflow. With this feature, users can now route A2C workflows that need to be run remotely on an application server (where applications are deployed). This is done without direct logging in the application server. The ability to run containerization workflows remotely was supported in previous versions. With this new feature, users can now use a remote machine as a single place to run all A2C workflows that interact with applications running on different application servers. This eliminates the need to install A2C on each application server.

  • AWS OpsHub for the AWS Snow Family is now available for Linux

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    AWS OpsHub now supports the Linux operating system. AWS OpsHub is a graphical user interface that you can use to manage your AWS Snowcone and AWS Snowball devices. It enables you to quickly provision edge computing workloads and simplify data migration to the cloud. With just a few clicks in AWS OpsHub, you always have the full functionality of the Snow devices at your fingertips. You can unlock and configure devices, drag and drop data to devices, launch applications, and monitor device metrics. AWS OpsHub for Windows and Mac operating systems was announced in April 2020. Starting today, AWS OpsHub is also available for Linux.

  • Amazon ECS announces the general availability of ECS Deployment Circuit Breaker

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    Today, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) announced the general availability of Amazon ECS deployment breakers for EC2 and Fargate commissioning. With this feature, Amazon ECS customers using the ECS rolling update deployment type can automatically defer poor service deployments without manual intervention. This allows customers to discover failed deployments without worrying about wasting resources on failed tasks or infinite deployments.

  • Amazon QuickSight improves dashboard performance with dynamic querying and other record optimizations

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

    Amazon QuickSight offers improvements in dashboard performance and optimization of query costs through dynamic querying and the introduction of advanced data preparation functions.

  • Updated AWS IoT device tester for FreeRTOS and AWS IoT device tester for AWS IoT Greengrass are now available

    Posted on: Dec 22, 2020
  • Amazon Connect now supports sharing attachments in chat

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    You can now send attachments directly through Amazon Connect Chat, making it easier than ever to resolve your customer service needs. For example, an employee can send a copy of a recent hotel bill, or a customer can share a photo of a damaged product. Attachments are included in the chat transcript to ensure that the full context of the conversation is available when a contact is transferred to another agent. The files are also stored in your S3 bucket for access from other systems such as customer relationship management (CRM) or case management systems. You can turn on attachments in the AWS console with just a few clicks.

  • Amazon Connect CTI Adapter for Salesforce now supports Contact Lens

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    The Amazon Connect Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) Adapter for Salesforce v5.9 now supports the automatic addition of transcripts and insights from Contact Lens for Amazon Connect to customer records and cases in Salesforce Service Cloud. Amazon Connect customers loved that they were able to gain valuable insights from their call recordings, such as: B. Customer mood, employee mood, mood change, key phrase recognition, categorization tagging, and even easier by activating Contact in your own conversation flows. With the v5.9 version of the Amazon Connect CTI adapter for Salesforce, Connect users can now provide these same insights, including the full call log, directly to the end customer's record or the history of a transaction in Salesforce. No technical skills are required, CTI adapter users make configuration selections easy to enable this feature, and a transcript and insights are provided to the customer's Salesforce environment each time a call is completed and the Contact Lens recording is analyzed becomes.

  • You can use PartiQL with NoSQL Workbench to get, insert, and delete table data in Amazon DynamoDB

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    You can use PartiQL with NoSQL Workbench to run SQL compatible queries on your DynamoDB data. PartiQL simplifies the interaction with DynamoDB and you can now use PartiQL to retrieve, insert, update and delete table data with NoSQL Workbench.

  • PartiQL for DynamoDB is now supported in 23 AWS Regions

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    PartiQL - a SQL-compatible query language - for Amazon DynamoDB is now supported in the following 23 AWS Regions: US East (Northern Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (Oregon), US West (Northern California), Canada ( Montreal), South America (São Paulo), Europe (Ireland), Europe (Frankfurt), Europe (London), Europe (Milan), Europe (Paris), Europe (Stockholm), Africa (Cape Town), Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong) , Asia-Pacific (Mumbai), Asia-Pacific (Osaka-Local), Asia-Pacific (Seoul), Asia-Pacific (Singapore), Asia-Pacific (Sydney), Asia-Pacific (Tokyo), China (Beijing), China (Ningxia) and Middle East (Bahrain).

  • AWS Database Migration Service now supports Amazon DocumentDB 4.0 as a source

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020
  • AWS CodeBuild is now available in the Africa (Cape Town) region

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    AWS CodeBuild is now available in the Africa (Cape Town) region. AWS CodeBuild is a fully managed continuous integration service. You can use it to compile source code, run tests, and generate deployable software packages. With CodeBuild, you no longer need to deploy, manage and scale your own development servers. CodeBuild adapts continuously to the workload and can also process multiple builds at the same time. No more builds get stuck in queues. Getting started is easy with the preconfigured build environments. However, you can also create custom build environments with your own development tools. The computing resources used for CodeBuild are billed to the minute.

  • Amazon Transcribe Medical now supports both streaming and batch transcription of multichannel audio

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    Amazon Transcribe Medical is a HIPAA-compliant automatic speech recognition (ASR) service that makes it easy for developers to add speech-to-text capabilities to their healthcare and life sciences applications. Starting today, you can use the new Channel Identification feature to transcribe the speech of either live audio streams or static audio files that contain multiple audio channels. Channel Identification allows you to process audio from multiple channels to generate a single transcript of the conversation with channel labels.

  • New IAM condition keys for Amazon S3 boundary requirements for buckets owned by specific AWS accounts and for specific TLS versions

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    With the s3: ResourceAccount and s3: TLSVersion IAM condition keys, you can write simple policies that restrict access to your buckets based on the AWS account ID of the bucket owner, or the TLS version used by the client.

  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) now supports Tag on Creat for Elastic IP addresses

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    You can now add tags to your Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Elastic IP addresses while creating the resource. Tags are simple key-value pairs that you can map to Elastic IP addresses to easily organize, find, identify, and control access using Identity and Access Manager (IAM) policies. If you mark at creation time, you will not need to run custom scripts after creating Elastic IP addresses.

  • Porting Assistant for .NET supports automated code translation

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    Porting Assistant for .NET now supports automated code translation. In addition to identifying incompatibilities in the source code, the Porting Assistant can now automatically make changes to the source code to fix frequently found incompatibilities with .NET Core. For example, when the Porting Assistant detects the use of Entity Framework in an application, it automatically adds EF Core as a dependency, updates the namespaces in the source code, and adds appropriate stubs so developers can quickly port the application.

  • AWS DeepComposer is launching a new learning capsule that provides a detailed insight into tranformer models

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    Today we are excited to start a new learning capsule that gives deep insights into Transformer models. To learn the concepts of generative AI, developers can use the easy-to-understand, compact learning capsules in the AWS DeepComposer console. In this new learning capsule, developers learn about Transformer models that use attention layers to capture dependencies non-sequentially. Transformers are a machine learning architectural model for managing sequential data. By developing a Transformer-based model that understands musical motifs or sequences, developers can create a model that can generate new music based on a series of sequences learned during training. Get started creating a composition with Transformer technology in the AWS DeepComposer music studio.

  • AWS Snow family now supports the Amazon Linux 2 operating system

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    AWS Snow Family now supports the Amazon Linux 2 operating system, which enables you to run your Amazon Linux 2-based workloads at the border on AWS Snowcone, AWS Snowball Edge Compute Optimized, and AWS Snowball Edge Storage Optimized devices. Amazon Linux 2 provides a secure, stable, and high-performance execution environment for developing and running cloud and enterprise applications. With Amazon Linux 2, you get an application environment that offers long-term support with access to the latest innovations in the Linux ecosystem. Amazon Linux 2 is provided free of charge.

  • AWS Load Balancer Controller version 2.1 now available with support for additional ELB configurations

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    The AWS Load Balancer Controller provides a Kubernetes native way to configure and manage Elastic Load Balancers that route traffic to applications running on Kubernetes clusters. Elastic Load Balancing offers multiple load balancers, each with the high availability, auto scaling, and robust security necessary to make your applications fault tolerant.

  • Apache Kafka client resiliency testing simplified with an Amazon MSK reboot broker API

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    You can now restart individual brokers within your Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) cluster using the Reboot Broker API. The Reboot Broker API enables you to improve the resiliency of your data producers and consumers by simulating MSK service maintenance, such as B. automated patching or the effect of a version upgrade on an MSK broker. Visit the Amazon MSK API Reference for information on how to use this API.

  • AWS Pricing Calculator now supports Windows Server and SQL Server workload costing

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    AWS Pricing Calculator now supports Windows Server and SQL Server workload costing. The workload calculation now includes Microsoft licensing. The Windows Server and SQL Server on Amazon EC2 computers offer a selection of licensing options such as B. AWS-provided licenses with License Included (LI) offers and existing licenses from customers with bring your own license (BYOL) offers for optimal cost savings. It also recognizes a suitable cloud tenancy and a cost-saving pricing model based on licensing and infrastructure inputs.

  • Now Amazon SageMaker starts notebooks backed by Spark in Amazon EMR

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    Amazon SageMaker Studio is the first integrated development environment (IDE) for machine learning. With a single click, data scientists and developers can quickly set up SageMaker Studio notebooks to explore and prepare data sets to develop, train, and deploy machine learning models at a glance. Amazon EMR is a web service that can be used to process large amounts of data quickly and inexpensively. Starting today, customers can use studio notebooks to easily and securely connect Amazon EMR clusters and prepare huge amounts of data for analysis and reporting, model training, or inference.

  • Amazon AppFlow now provides data integration with Upsolver

    Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

    Amazon AppFlow, a fully managed integration service that enables customers to securely transfer data between AWS services and cloud applications that Upsolver has added as a destination. You can now use Amazon AppFlow to configure data streams targeting Upsolver. Upsolver is a Data Lake ETL platform that stores data in the cloud, applies advanced transformations, and distributes it to multiple destinations.