Tag: News

Some Unique Sessions at re:Invent 2018

We recently added three unique breakout sessions to the re:Invent Session Catalog and I want to make sure that you are aware of them. It’s rare for Distinguished Engineers like Peter Vosshall, Principal Engineers like

Amazon S3 Block Public Access – Another Layer of Protection for Your Accounts and Buckets

Newly created Amazon S3 buckets and objects are (and always have been) private and protected by default, with the option to use Access Control Lists (ACLs) and bucket policies to grant access to other AWS

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New – EC2 Auto Scaling Groups With Multiple Instance Types & Purchase Options

Earlier this year I told you about EC2 Fleet, an AWS building block that makes it easy for you to create fleets that are built from a combination of EC2 On-Demand, Reserved, and Spot Instances

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Deadline to Enter Automattic Design Awards Ends Friday

At WordCamp Europe this year, Automattician John Maeda, shared his idea for the Automattic Design Awards. The crowd cheered and thus the idea was born. Maeda teamed up with Simon Cooke from Pragmatic shortly to create

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AWS Quest 2 Update: The Road to re:Invent at the Midpoint

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.

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New Lower-Cost, AMD-Powered M5a and R5a EC2 Instances

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

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Doc Pop’s News Drop: Why is Marcel Bootsman going to Walk to WCEU?

Doc Pop’s WordPress News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. When the news drops, I will pick it up and deliver it right to you. [embedded content] In this week’s

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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

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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

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AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) Command Line Interface – Build, Test, and Debug Serverless Apps Locally

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

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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.

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Check it Out – New AWS Pricing Calculator for EC2 and EBS

The blog post that we published over a decade ago to launch the Simple Monthly Calculator still shows up on our internal top-10 lists from time to time! Since that post was published, we have

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