The cloud is forever changing how we look at IT. Over the past years, we’ve had a front seat view of how the cloud has evolved and how large companies and industries are changing practices internally toward a response that looks more and more like the innovation leaders have read about (and that some, mostly..
Companies have been using devices and sensors to measure and quantify data for awhile now. By 2020, Gartner predicts that more than 65% of enterprises will adopt Internet of Things (IoT) products, compared to just 30% today. The low cost of devices and the wide availability of the internet gives companies even more reasons to..
A common question in the medical field is: Is it possible to distinguish one class of samples from another, based on some set of measurements? Research investigating this and related medical questions have spurred innovation in medicine and the application of statistical methods and machine learning for decades. In this post, we’ll address how to..
Effective security requires close control over your data and resources. Bastion hosts, NAT instances, and VPC peering can help you secure your AWS infrastructure. Welcome to part four of my AWS Security overview. In part three, we looked at network security at the subnet level. This time, we’ll look at strategies to avoid unnecessarily exposing..
When it comes to cloud, the good news is that we’re past the period of fear, uncertainty, and doubt. Everyone now agrees that the cloud is a key part of any firm’s IT investment. The not-so-good news is that there is still confusion about what to move, how to move it, and the best practices..
Following AWS re:Invent 2017, we’ve counted more than 40 announcements of new or improved AWS services. Today, we’ll be talking about our picks for the new database and storage services that should be on your radar for 2018. What’s New in the Database world? If you’re into Magic Quadrants, here is what Gartner had to..
Welcome to PrivateLink for Customer and Partner Services. This new feature was launched to much fanfare at the AWS re:Invent 2017 Global Partner Summit. AWS PrivateLink is a new service that enables you to expose services and products within your virtual private cloud (VPC) to other interested parties without exposing your VPC to the public..
From the 22 new features released by AWS today at re:invent 2017, Amazon Rekognition Video stood out to me as the interesting “quiet achiever” I want to tell you about. Amazon Rekognition Video brings object and facial recognition to live and on-demand video content. With this innovative new service you can moderate and even replace..
As ever, cloud security is the number-one priority for AWS. During the Tuesday Night Live event, just hours before Andy Jassy’s keynote, AWS announced the launch of Amazon GuardDuty, now the 10th service in the AWS Security, Identity & Compliance category. What is Amazon GuardDuty? Amazon GuardDuty is an intelligent threat detection service. It allows..
Day two at re:Invent 2017 was incredibly packed, crowded, and exciting. My favorite announcement so far is the new AWS AppSync, as it aligns with one of the most promising (yet somehow controversial) design principles adopted by the serverless community: GraphQL. If you are not familiar with GraphQL, we recently explained how to write GraphQL Apps..