AWS anchors security even more firmly in cloud infrastructure
New services such as Amazon Detective for EKS and AWS GuardDuty for Malware Protection should make the AWS cloud environment much safer.
This week AWS updates the world and us on the developments in the field of cloud security and related topics. It does this at the annual re:Inforce conference.... Read more
AWS launches EC2 R6a instances with AMD Milan and 1.5TB memory
AWS EC2 R6a instances are now available. AWS designed the instances for memory-intensive apps, including databases and big data analytics. According to AWS, the instances are up to 35 percent more cost-effective than R5a, the previous generation.
The instances run on third-gen AMD EPYC processor... Read more
Amazon EC2 M1 Mac instances are now available
Amazon EC2 M1 Mac instances allow customers to run Mac mini desktop computers through an Amazon EC2 instance, providing a basis for Mac workloads in the public cloud.
The Mac mini desktop instances are based on M1 processors and behave like any other Amazon EC2 instance, supporting various publ... Read more
Here’s how Amazon shook up storage layers EBS and S3 Glacier
Amazon adjusts S3 Glacier's pricing model and introduces a snapshot solution for Elastic Block Store (EBS). Organizations currently using either service have new, possibly more cost-effective storage options available.
Amazon shares the news at conference AWS re:Invent, kicking off with the intr... Read more
AWS introduces Graviton 3 chip and Tranium instances for ML
Amazon Web Services has kicked off its annual AWS Re:Invent conference with the opening keynote. In it, the necessary announcements have already been made. One of the most important announcements this year is undoubtedly the introduction of Graviton 3. Graviton 3 is a new ARM-based chipset that can... Read more
AWS Outposts launches support for EC2 Capacity Reservations
Amazon customers can now create, modify, and remove capacity reservation on Outposts.
This week Amazon Web Services announced a suite of new features for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud on Outposts. "Starting today, you can create and manage reserved capacity on Amazon EC2 instances on your Outpost... Read more
AWS introduces alternative access method for broken VMs
AWS has announced the "interactive EC2 Serial Console". With this, the cloud service offers a way to solve problems with a virtual machine when this is not possible with a normal SSH connection.
With EC2 Serial Console, users get direct access to the serial port on the machine they are trying to... Read more
AWS doubles memory with new EC2 instances
Amazon has announced a new addition to its EC2 lineup. The X2gd instances offer twice as much memory per virtual processor as their predecessors.
X2gd is intended to be the successor to the existing R6g instances. These EC2 instances are based on Amazon's own Arm-based Graviton processors. Amazo... Read more
AWS adds macOS instances to EC2
Customers of AWS now have the option to use virtual macOS machines. Among other things, the machines can be used for the development of Xcode applications.
Since Apple does not sell any server hardware, Amazon makes use of Mac minis. The computers can integrate macOS 10.14 Mojave or 10.15 Catali... Read more
AWS launches new series of EC2 instances with Graviton 2 processors
AWS has released a new series of EC2 instances based on its proprietary Graviton2 Arm-compatible processors. The three new instances distinguish themselves mainly by their storage capacity.
There are three versions of the previously released EC2 C6g, M6g and R6g instances. These EC2 instances ca... Read more