Developers, start your engines! The AWS DeepRacer Virtual League kicks off today. - I'm mystified by the attention this has gotten, but it seems to be a hit. Go, team.
Amazon S3 Introduces S3 Batch Operations for Object Management - Batch Operations have gone GA. "Run an operation on all of the objects in this bucket" sounds trivial until you realize that there are buckets with billions of objects.
Amazon Aurora Serverless Supports Capacity of 1 Unit and a New Scaling Option - An absolute unit of a service is now an option, and there's a new scaling model that'll trash your users' current connections and force a scaling event. Rejoice!
AWS Amplify launches an online community for fullstack serverless app developers - I didn't realize Amazon was about to acquire Stack Overflow.
AWS Certificate Manager Private Certificate Authority Increases Certificate Limit To One Million - "Let me get this straight--your organization needs a million certificates?" "You must understand, our environment is terrifyingly awful." "Approved!"
AWS Security Token Service (STS) now supports enabling the global STS endpoint to issue session tokens compatible with all AWS Regions - Only one week late to avoid breaking things for the Hong Kong regional deployment. Oof.
AWS Snowball Edge adds block storage â€“ Amazon Web Services - You can now mount entire block volumes from the wildly-inappropriately named service that ships a box of drives to your doorstep.
Announcing AWS X-Ray Analytics â€“ An Interactive approach to Trace Analysis - This is a neat feature, albeit one that takes a bit of explaining before people intuitively grasp it.
Elastic Fabric Adapter Is Now Generally Available - This is a critical prerequisite for a service Iâ€™m hoping gets released at reInvent: AWS Elastic Underpants.
Amazon Managed Blockchain - Proving that there's no bandwagon too obnoxious to jump aboard in the name of customer obsession, I'm saddened to report that Managed Blockchain is now somehow generally available.
Migrate Your AWS Site-to-Site VPN Connections from a Virtual Private Gateway to an AWS Transit Gateway - "Unwind the terrible mess we forced you to build with our new less terrible mess!"
Amazon EMR announces Support for Reconfiguring Applications on Running EMR Clusters - From the "I didn't even realize that was a limitation" file...
Amazon FSx for Windows File Server Adds Support for File System Monitoring with Amazon CloudWatch - "CloudWatch does what it says it will on the tin!" seems to be an evergreen service announcement.
AWS Amplify Console adds support for Incoming Webhooks - I SAID THAT THE CONSOLE NOW SUPPORTS INCOMING--oh, wait. You mean Amplify the AWS service, not to get louder. Whoops, my mistake.
Getting started with the AWS Cloud Development Kit and Python | AWS Developer Blog - A shockingly detailed blog post on how to use the CDK with Python, Mitch Garnaat (author of the boto library) emerges from slumber to take everyone to Cloud School.
AWS Global Cloud Infrastructure - A glorious map of the AWS datacenters is now yours for the downloading!