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Deploy a Kubernetes Cluster Using Amazon EKS with New Quick Start

Amazon EKS runs the Kubernetes management infrastructure for you across multiple AWS Availability Zones to eliminate a single point of failure. Amazon EKS is also certified Kubernetes-conformant. This reference deployment provides custom resources…

AWS Transfer for SFTP is now available in the Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region

AWS SFTP is a fully managed, highly available service, which works with your existing SFTP applications and automatically scales with your workloads. With AWS SFTP, your end users’ workflows remain unchanged, while data uploaded and downloaded…

Amazon EKS Releases VPC CNI plugin v1.3.2 with Enhancements for P3dn Instances

AWS VPC CNI v1.3.2 includes support for ethernet jumbo frames as a standard configuration, which is especially valuable for data transfer requirements of workloads run on the Amazon EC2 P3dn.24xlarge instance type. Amazon EKS is a highly-available,…

Amazon RDS for Oracle Now Supports January 2019 Oracle Patch Set Updates (PSU)

Amazon RDS for Oracle now supports the January 2019 Patch Set Updates (PSU) for Oracle Database 11.2 and 12.1. Oracle PSU contains critical security updates and other important updates. Beginning with Oracle Database version 12.2.0.1, Amazon…

AWS AppSync is now Available in EU (London) Region

AWS AppSync is a serverless backend for web, mobile, and enterprise applications that supports real-time data synchronization, and offline capabilities at enterprise scale. AWS AppSync simplifies data access, manipulation, and synchronization…

AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate and AWS OpsWorks for Puppet Enterprise Now Support AWS CloudFormation

AWS CloudFormation automates the process of creating and managing AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate and AWS OpsWorks for Puppet Enterprise servers. You can also create and update server configurations as part of your AWS CloudFormation template. AWS…

AWS Elemental MediaLive Now Supports Resource Tagging

AWS Elemental MediaLive is a broadcast-grade live video processing service. It lets you create high-quality video for broadcast and streaming delivery to internet-connected devices. The service functions independently or as part of AWS…

AWS X-Ray SDK for .NET Core is Now Generally Available

AWS X-Ray helps developers analyze and debug their distributed applications, such as those built using a microservices architecture. Using the newly available .NET Core SDK and existing .NET SDK, you can now better understand how your .NET…

Amazon SNS Message Filtering Adds Support for Multiple String Values in Blacklist Matching

Amazon SNS message filtering allows you to simplify your pub/sub messaging architecture by offloading message filtering logic from your subscriber systems as well as message routing logic from your publisher systems. Amazon SNS message filtering…

AppStream 2.0 enables custom scripts before session start and after session termination

Today, Amazon AppStream 2.0 announced session scripts. With this feature, you can implement custom scripts that execute before a user's session starts and after their session ends. These scripts simplify common scenarios for admins. You can…