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Join me for the Camp re:Invent Trivia Challenge

With less than 3 weeks to go until AWS re:Invent 2018, my colleagues and I are working harder than ever to produce the best educational event on the planet! With multiple keynotes, well over two thousand sessions, bootcamps, chalk talks,…
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AWS Quest 2 – The Road to re:Invent

The first AWS Quest started in May of this year. As you may recall, my trusty robot companion went to pieces after burying some clues in this blog, the AWS Podcast, and other parts of the AWS site. Thanks to the tireless efforts of devoted…
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In the Works – AWS Region in South Africa

Last year we launched new AWS Regions in France and China (Ningxia), and announced that we are working on regions in Bahrain, Hong Kong SAR, Sweden, and a second GovCloud Region in the United States.South Africa in Early 2020Today, I am…
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Amazon Polly Update – Time-Driven Prosody and Asynchronous Synthesis

I hope that you are enjoying the Polly-powered audio that is available for the newest posts on this blog, including the DeepLens Challenge and the Storage Gateway Recap. As part of my blogging process, I now listen to the synthesized speech…
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Amazon EC2 Instance Update – Faster Processors and More Memory

Last month I told you about the Nitro system and explained how it will allow us to broaden the selection of EC2 instances and to pick up the pace as we do so, with an ever-broadening selection of compute, storage, memory, and networking…
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New – EC2 Compute Instances for AWS Snowball Edge

I love factories and never miss an opportunity to take a tour. Over the years, I have been lucky enough to watch as raw materials and sub-assemblies are turned into cars, locomotives, memory chips, articulated buses, and more. I’m…
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Amazon Translate Adds Support for Japanese, Russian, Italian, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, and Czech

Today I’m excited to announce that Amazon Translate has added support for Japanese, Russian, Italian, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, and Czech! Amazon Translate is a translation API that delivers fast, high-quality, and affordable…
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Roundup: Top 7 blogs – second quarter

In the second blog roundup of this year, we are highlighting the top 7 blogs over the last three months––providing you, our readers, with insight into the top stories you may have missed! 1. Why the monolith isn’t dead Many…
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AWS Certificate Manager Launches Private Certificate Authority

Today we’re launching a new feature for AWS Certificate Manager (ACM), Private Certificate Authority (CA). This new service allows ACM to act as a private subordinate CA. Previously, if a customer wanted to use private certificates, they…
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AWS Secrets Manager: Store, Distribute, and Rotate Credentials Securely

Today we’re launching AWS Secrets Manager which makes it easy to store and retrieve your secrets via API or the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) and rotate your credentials with builtin or custom AWS Lambda functions. Managing application…