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200 Amazon CloudFront Points of Presence + Price Reduction

Less than two years ago I announced the 100th Point of Presence for Amazon CloudFront.The overall Point of Presence footprint is now growing at 50% per year. Since we launched the 100th PoP in 2017, we have expanded to 77 cities in 34 countries…
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New – EC2 P3dn GPU Instances with 100 Gbps Networking & Local NVMe Storage for Faster Machine Learning + P3 Price Reduction

Late last year I told you about Amazon EC2 P3 instances and also spent some time discussing the concept of the Tensor Core, a specialized compute unit that is designed to accelerate machine learning training and inferencing for large, deep…
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AWS Data Transfer Price Reductions – Up to 34% (Japan) and 28% (Australia)

I’ve got good good news for AWS customers who make use of our Asia Pacific (Tokyo) and Asia Pacific (Sydney) Regions. Effective September 1, 2018 we are reducing prices for data transfer from Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2),…
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Amazon Lightsail Update – More Instance Sizes and Price Reductions

Amazon Lightsail gives you access to the power of AWS, with the simplicity of a VPS (Virtual Private Server). You choose a configuration from a menu and launch a virtual machine (an instance) preconfigured with SSD-based storage, DNS management,…
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EC2 Price Reduction – H1 Instances

EC2’s H1 instances offer 2 to 16 terabytes of fast, dense storage for big data applications, optimized to deliver high throughput for sequential I/O. Enhanced Networking, 32 to 256 gigabytes of RAM, and Intel Xeon E5-2686 v4 processors…
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New – Usage-Based Pricing for Amazon Chime

I am a regular and frequent user of Amazon Chime, as are most of my colleagues. In addition to dozens of ongoing point-to-point sessions with individual colleagues, I participate in one chat room for the AWS Blog team and another for the AWS…
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Amazon EC2 Price Reduction in the Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region

Whew – I am just getting back in to blogging after a quick recovery from AWS re:Invent!I’m happy to start things off with yet another AWS price reduction, this one for four instance families in the Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region. Effective…
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AWS IoT Update – Better Value with New Pricing Model

Our customers are using AWS IoT to make their connected devices more intelligent. These devices collect & measure data in the field (below the ground, in the air, in the water, on factory floors and in hospital rooms) and use AWS IoT as…
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AWS Price Reduction – SQL Server Standard Edition on EC2

by Jeff Barr | on 05 JUL 2017 | in Amazon EC2, Price Reduction | Permalink | |  ShareI’m happy to be able to announce the 62nd AWS price reduction, this one for Microsoft SQL Server Standard Edition on EC2. Many enterprise workloads…
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EC2 Price Reductions – Reserved Instances & M4 Instances

As AWS grows, we continue to find ways to make it an even better value. We work with our suppliers to drive down costs while also finding ways to build hardware and software that is increasingly more efficient and cost-effective.In addition…