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  • New – CloudFormation Drift Detection November 13, 2018
    supports you in your efforts to implement Infrastructure as Code (IaC). You can use a template to define the desired AWS resource configuration, and then use it to launch a CloudFormation stack. The stack contains the set of resources defined in the template, configured as specified. When you need to make a change to the […]
    Jeff Barr
  • In the Works – AWS Region in Milan, Italy November 13, 2018
    Late last month I announced that we are working on an AWS Region in South Africa. Today I would like to let you know that we are also building an AWS Region in Italy and plan to open it up in early 2020. Milan in 2020 The upcoming Region will have three Availability Zones and […]
    Jeff Barr
  • AWS GovCloud (US-East) Now Open November 13, 2018
    Last year I told you that we were working on , an eastern US companion to the existing AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region that we launched in 2011. The new region is now open and ready to serve the needs of federal, state, and local government agencies, the IT contractors that serve them, and customers with […]
    Jeff Barr
  • New – Redis 5.0 Compatibility for Amazon ElastiCache November 12, 2018
    Earlier this year we announced Redis 4.0 compatibility for . In that post, Randall explained how ElastiCache for Redis clusters can scale to terabytes of memory and millions of reads and writes per second! Other recent improvements to Amazon ElastiCache for Redis include: Read Replica Scaling – Support for adding or removing read replica nodes […]
    Jeff Barr
  • AWS Quest 2 Update: The Road to re:Invent at the Midpoint November 10, 2018
    Hey, AWSQuest News Blog readers – Greg Bilsland here. I work with Jeff behind the scenes on the AWS Blog, and I’ve been collaborating with the fine folks at Lone Shark Games on AWS Quest. You’ve done a great job tracking Ozz’s journey westward from Seattle to re:Invent. We wanted to give you a short […]
    Greg Bilsland
  • New Lower-Cost, AMD-Powered M5a and R5a EC2 Instances November 6, 2018
    From the start, AWS has focused on choice and economy. Driven by a never-ending torrent of customer requests that power our well-known Virtuous Cycle, I think we have delivered on both over the years: Choice – AWS gives you choices in a wide range of dimensions including locations (18 operational geographic regions, 4 more in […]
    Jeff Barr
  • Learn about AWS – November AWS Online Tech Talks November 5, 2018
    AWS Online Tech Talks are live, online presentations that cover a broad range of topics at varying technical levels. Join us this month to learn about AWS services and solutions. We’ll have experts online to help answer any questions you may have. Featured this month! Check out the tech talks: Virtual Hands-On Workshop: Amazon Elasticsearch Service […]
    Robin Park
  • Join me for the Camp re:Invent Trivia Challenge November 5, 2018
    With less than 3 weeks to go until 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, hands-on workshops, labs, and hackathons to choose from I am confident that you will leave Las Vegas […]
    Jeff Barr
  • AWS Quest 2 – The Road to re:Invent November 1, 2018
    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 puzzle solvers all over the world, all of the puzzles […]
    Jeff Barr
  • AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) Command Line Interface – Build, Test, and Debug Serverless Apps Locally October 26, 2018
    Decades ago, I wrote page after page of code in 6502 assembly language. After assembling and linking the code, I would load it into memory, set breakpoints at strategic locations, and step through to make sure that everything worked as intended. These days, I no longer have the opportunity to write or debug any non-trivial […]
    Jeff Barr

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