Entries by Jeff Barr

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Amazon Redshift Update – Next-Generation Compute Instances and Managed, Analytics-Optimized Storage

We launched Amazon Redshift back in 2012 (Amazon Redshift – The New AWS Data Warehouse). With tens of thousands of customers, it is now the world’s most popular data warehouse. Our customers enjoy consistently fast performance, support for complex queries, and transactional capabilities, all with industry-leading price-performance. The original Redshift model establishes a fairly rigid […]

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Coming Soon – Graviton2-Powered General Purpose, Compute-Optimized, & Memory-Optimized EC2 Instances

We launched the first generation (A1) of Arm-based, Graviton-powered EC2 instances at re:Invent 2018. Since that launch, thousands of our customers have used them to run many different types of scale-out workloads including containerized microservices, web servers, and data/log processing. The Operating System Vendors (OSV) and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) communities have been quick to […]

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Amazon Braket – Get Started with Quantum Computing

Nearly a decade ago I wrote about the Quantum Compute Cloud on April Fool’s Day. The future has arrived and you now have the opportunity to write quantum algorithms and to run them on actual quantum computers. Here’s what we are announcing today: Amazon Braket – A fully managed service that allows scientists, researchers, and […]

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AWS Launches & Previews at re:Invent 2019 – Sunday, December 1st

Here’s a summary of the launches and previews that were announced at Midnight Madness! Launches PreviewsHere’s an overview of the previews that were announced, along with links that will let you sign up and/or learn more: Amazon EventBridge Schema Registry – The schema registry stores the structure (schema) of Amazon EventBridge events and maps them […]

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AWS DeepRacer Update – New Features & New Racing Opportunities

I first wrote about AWS DeepRacer at this time last year, and described it as an opportunity for you to get some hands-on experience with Reinforcement Learning (RL). Along with the rest of the AWS team, I believe that you should always be improving your existing skills and building new ones. We launched the AWS […]

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AWS Load Balancer Update – Lots of New Features for You!

The AWS Application Load Balancer (ALB) and Network Load Balancer (NLB) are important parts of any highly available and scalable system. Today I am happy to share a healthy list of new features for ALB and NLB, all driven by customer requests. Here’s what I have: Weighted Target Groups for ALB Least Outstanding Requests for […]

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New – Use Tag Policies to Manage Tags Across Multiple AWS Accounts

Shortly after we launched EC2, customers started asking for ways to identify, classify, or categorize their instances. We launched tagging for EC2 instances and other EC2 resources way back in 2010, and have added support for many other resource types over the years. We added the ability to tag instances and EBS volumes at creation […]

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Welcome to AWS IoT Day – Eight Powerful New Features

Just as we did for the recent AWS Storage Day, we are making several pre-re:Invent announcements related to AWS IoT. Here’s what I’ve got for you today: Secure Tunneling – You can set up and use secure tunnels between devices, even if they are behind restrictive network firewalls. Configurable Endpoints – You can create multiple […]

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Welcome to AWS Storage Day

Everyone on the AWS team has been working non-stop to make sure that re:Invent 2019 is the biggest and best one yet. Way back in September, the entire team of AWS News Bloggers gathered in Seattle for a set of top-secret briefings. We listened to the teams, read their PRFAQs (Press Release + FAQ), and […]

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New – Amazon EBS Fast Snapshot Restore (FSR)

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) has been around for more than a decade and is a fundamental AWS building block. You can use it to create persistent storage volumes that can store up to 16 TiB and supply up to 64,000 IOPS (Input/Output Operations per Second). You can choose between four types of volumes, making […]

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