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..
As someone who has worked in the video industry for many years, I was very excited by Amazon’s recent announcement that AWS Elemental Media Services are now available to all AWS customers as a general release. AWS Elemental Media Services includes five products to simplify the delivery of video content. The most compelling part of..
re:Invent Day 1: A Community Perspective For me, AWS re:Invent day 1 was about community. Mark Nunnikhoven, Vice President, Cloud Research at TrendMicro, tweeted “Connecting & reconnecting is what this week is all about!” I couldn’t agree more. Community is essential at Cloud Academy. We hear from customers across multiple channels, and user groups are especially..
As the sixth annual re:Invent approaches, it’s a good time to look back at how the industry has progressed over the past year. How have last year’s trends held up, and what new trends are on the horizon? Where is AWS investing with its products and services? How are enterprises responding to these trends, and..
Security is still one of the first questions companies have when it comes to the cloud. Ahead of re:Invent 2017, AWS has already announced new encryption and security features for its Simple Storage Service (S3) and a new service, AWS PrivateLink, for keeping traffic secure between AWS services and VPC Endpoints. Naturally, you’ll want to know..
By now you’re familiar with the agenda: five days, more than 1,110 sessions across 40 tracks spread over five venues on the Las Vegas strip. As the industry’s largest cloud computing event, AWS re:Invent 2017 isn’t just for learning what’s new with Amazon Web Services. It’s also a great opportunity to see how businesses like..