April 12, 2024
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We’re half manner between the re:Invent convention and the end-of-year holidays, and I did count on the cadence of releases and information to decelerate a bit, however nothing is additional away from actuality. Our groups proceed to take heed to your suggestions and launch new capabilities and incremental enhancements.

This week, many objects caught my consideration. Right here is my abstract.

The AWS Pricing Calculator for Amazon EC2 is getting a redesign to offer you a simplified, constant, and environment friendly calculator to estimate prices. It additionally added a method to bulk estimate prices for EC2 cases, EC2 Devoted Hosts, and Amazon EBS providers. Attempt it for your self at this time.

AWS Pricing Calculator

Amazon CloudWatch Metrics Insights alarms now lets you set off alarms on whole fleets of dynamically altering assets (reminiscent of routinely scaling EC2 cases) with a single alarm utilizing commonplace SQL queries. For instance, now you can write a question like this to gather knowledge about CPU utilization over your whole dynamic fleet of EC2 cases.

SELECT AVG(CPUUtilization) FROM SCHEMA("AWS/EC2", InstanceId)

AWS Amplify is a command line instrument and a set of libraries that will help you to construct net and cell purposes linked to a cloud backend. We launched Amplify Library for Android 2.0, with enhancements and simplifications for person authentication. The group additionally launched Amplify JavaScript library model 5, with enhancements for React and React Native builders, reminiscent of a brand new notifications channel, also called in-app messaging, that builders can use to show contextual messages to their customers primarily based on their habits. The Amplify JavaScript library has additionally acquired enhancements to scale back the general bundle dimension and set up dimension.

Amazon Join added granular entry management primarily based on useful resource tags for routing profiles, safety profiles, customers, and queues. It additionally provides bulk import for person hierarchy tags. This lets you use attribute-based entry management insurance policies for Amazon Join assets.

Amazon RDS Proxy now helps PostgreSQL main model 14. RDS Proxy is a totally managed, extremely accessible database proxy for Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) that makes purposes extra scalable, extra resilient to database failures, and safer. It’s usually utilized by serverless purposes that may have numerous open connections to the database server and should open and shut database connections at a excessive price, exhausting database reminiscence and compute assets.

AWS Gateway Load Balancer endpoints now assist Ipv6 addresses. Now you can ship IPv6 site visitors by Gateway Load Balancers and its endpoints to distribute site visitors flows to twin stack equipment targets.

Amazon Location Service now gives Open Information Maps maps, along with ESRI and Right here maps. I additionally seen that Amazon is a core member of the brand new Overture Maps Foundation, formally hosted by the Linux Foundation. The mission of the Overture Maps Basis is to energy new map merchandise by brazenly accessible datasets that can be utilized and reused throughout purposes and companies. This system is pushed by Amazon Internet Companies (AWS), Fb’s guardian firm Meta, Microsoft, and Dutch mapping firm TomTom.

AWS Mainframe Modernization is a set of managed instruments offering infrastructure and software program for migrating, modernizing, and working mainframe purposes. It’s now accessible in three further AWS Areas and helps AWS CloudFormation, AWS PrivateLink, AWS Key Administration Service.

X in Y. Jeff began this part some time in the past to listing the growth of recent providers and capabilities to further Areas. I seen 11 Regional expansions this week:

Different AWS Information
This week, I additionally seen these AWS information objects:

Amazon SageMaker turned 5 years previous 🎉🎂. You’ll be able to learn the preliminary weblog put up we revealed on the time. To have fun the occasion, the Amazon Science published this article the place AWS’s Vice President Bratin Saha displays on the previous and way forward for AWS’s machine studying instruments and AI providers.

The safety weblog revealed an awesome put up about the Cedar policy language. It explains how Amazon Verified Permissions gives a pre-built, versatile permissions system that you should use to construct permissions primarily based on each ABAC and RBAC in your purposes. Cedar coverage language can be on the coronary heart of Amazon Verified Entry I blogged about throughout re:Invent.

And similar to each week, my most wonderful colleague Ricardo revealed the open source newsletter.

Upcoming AWS Occasions
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AWS re:Invent recaps in your space. Throughout the re:Invent week, we had a number of new bulletins, and within the subsequent weeks, you’ll find in your space a recap of all these launches. All of the occasions can be posted on this website, so test it commonly to search out an occasion close by.

AWS re:Invent keynotes, management periods, and breakout periods are available on demand. I like to recommend that you simply test the playlists and discover the talks about your favourite subjects in a single assortment.

AWS Summits season will restart in Q2 2023. The dates and areas can be introduced right here.

Keep Knowledgeable
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