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The AWS Podcast is the definitive cloud platform podcast for developers, dev ops, and cloud professionals seeking the latest news and trends in storage, security, infrastructure, serverless, and more. Join Simon Elisha and Jeff Barr for regular updates, deep dives and interviews. Whether you’re building machine learning and AI models, open source projects, or hybrid cloud solutions, the AWS Podcast has something for you.
224 Episodes
How do you introduce observabiity in your systems? Simon speaks with Bob Wilkinson (General Manager Amazon CloudWatch and X-Ray) and Sudeeptha Jotjiprakash (Principal Product Manager) about how AWS customers can approach this domain.
VPC Traffic mirroring offers a wide range of new capabilities when using AWS. Simon takes a deep dive with Alpana Srivastava and Tom Adamski about how it works and what it can be used for.
Macmillan Learning is one of the largest Learning Companies in the world. Over the last few years, Macmillan has been attempting to create systematic change throughout its organization by equipping employees with the skills to innovate faster and achieve its mission to "change students lives through learning." As a Learning Company, Macmillan has incorporated its own IP and Learning Science methodologies to empower employees. David Merryweather (VP of Cloud Ops and Site Reliability, Macmillan Learning) speaks with Simon about the Macmillan experience so far, and what they have learned.
Simon and Nicki share some handy new updates! 00:48 Infrastructure News 01:54 AWS Marketplace 02:29 Analytics or 02:38 04:21 Compute or 04:23 10:07 Customer Engagement 10:58 Databases 11:47 Developer Tools 13:29 End-user Computing 14:45 Machine Learning 16:02 Amazon Comprehend 17:09 Management and Governance 19:08 AWS Systems Manager 21:47 Networking and Content Delivery 22:38 Internet of Things 23:05 Migration and Transfer 25:24 Mobile 26:03 Networking and Content Delivery 27:48 Quick Starts 29:39 Security, Identity and Compliance 31:30 Storage 35:21 Training and Certification 37:28 Conclusion Extended Shownotes:
AWS Data Exchange makes it easy to find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud. Simon speaks with Ravi Tulapati to explore how data providers can now reach new AWS audiences, how analysts, researchers, and other data buyers can easily find and subscribe to data sets, and how the billing and delivery of data is simplified for both groups. Learn how you can use AWS Data Exchange to fuel in-place analytics with AWS services like Amazon Athena, Amazon EMR, and Amazon Redshift.
Customers often have advanced use cases for encryption, like encrypting to multiple recipients, or caching data keys. These can be challenging to get right if you're trying to implement it yourself. The good news is, AWS has released open source tools that make all of that relatively easy. In this episode we'll talk about encryption use cases and the best tools to solve them.
Simon and Nicki bring in 2020 with a raft of great new updates and capabilities! Chapters: 03:22 Analytics 08:22 Application Integration 08:52 Business Applications 09:42 Compute 16:27 Customer Engagement 17:47 Database 20:22 Developer Tools 23:07 End User Computing 23:52 Game Tech 26:17 Internet of Things 26:52 Machine Learning 33:57 Management and Governance 38:22 Media Services 39:07 Networking and Content Delivery 41:17 Quick Starts 41:47 Satellite 42:27 Security 47:17 Storage 51:01 Training and Certification Extended shownotes:
How can you implement DevSecOps effectively in your organisation? What are some of the key steps and potential pitfalls? Simon is joined by Raisa Hashem (DevOps Security Specialist) and Paul Hawkins (Security Specialist SA) to discuss practical steps you can take and lessons learned. Shownotes: Security at the speed of cloud (GRC304): Enforcing Security Invariants with AWS Organizations (SDD314): Scale Permissions Management in AWS with Attribute-Based Access Control (SDD350):
Simon wraps up AWS re:Invent 2019! Amazon Builders Library | Amplify DataStore | Amplify for iOS and Android | Amazon API Gateway | EKS ARM Preview | ECS Supports AD Authentication | whats-new/2019/12/amazon-elastic-container-service-now-supports-active-directory-authentication-using-windows-group-managed-service-accounts/ Chime Meetings App for Slack | Kinesis Video Streams WebRTC Support |
It is the third update show! Simon takes you through some quick updates in the domains of Compute, Data, ML and Business Productivity. AWS Lambda Provisioned Concurrency | Amazon ECS Capacity Providers | Amazon ECS Cluster Auto Scaling | AWS Fargate Spot | AWS Step Function Express Workflows | EBS Direct APIs | Amazon RDS Proxy | Advanced Query Accelerator for Redshift | Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels | Amazon Sagemaker Deep Graph Library | Deep Java Library | Amazon Chime Regions |
Simon gives you a summary of all the new announcements from Andy Jassy's keynote! Topic || Analytics Announcing Amazon Redshift data lake export: share data in Apache Parquet format | Amazon Redshift introduces support for federated querying (preview) | Amazon Redshift introduces RA3 nodes with managed storage enabling independent compute and storage scaling | Ultrawarm for Amazon ElasticSearch | Topic || Compute Announcing New Amazon EC2 M6g, C6g, and R6g Instances Powered by Next-Generation Arm-based AWS Graviton2 Processors | Introducing Amazon EC2 Inf1 Instances, high performance and the lowest cost machine learning inference in the cloud | Introducing AWS Compute Optimizer | Introducing AWS Local Zone in Los Angeles, CA | Announcing AWS Wavelength for delivering ultra-low latency applications for 5G | Announcing General Availability of AWS Outposts | Amazon RDS on Outposts is available in preview | Run Serverless Kubernetes Pods Using Amazon EKS and AWS Fargate | Topic || Storage Amazon S3 Access Points makes it simple to manage access at scale for applications using shared data sets on S3 | Introducing Access Analyzer for Amazon S3 to review access policies | Topic || Databases Amazon Managed Apache Cassandra | Topic || Machine Learning Amazon Sagemaker Studio | Amazon Sagemaker Debugger | Amazon Sagemaker Monitor | Amazon Sagemaker | Amazon Sagemaker Autopilot | Amazon Sagemaker Experiments | Introducing Amazon SageMaker Support for Deep Graph Library (DGL): Build and Train Graph Neural Networks | Announcing Amazon Augmented AI: Easily Implement Human Review for ML Predictions | Introducing Amazon Fraud Detector - Now in Preview | Announcing Amazon Kendra: Reinventing Enterprise Search with Machine Learning | Topic || Networking and Content Delivery AWS Transit Gateway now supports Inter-Region Peering | Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Transit Gateway Network Manager to Centrally Monitor Your Global Network | Run IP Multicast Workloads in the Cloud Using AWS Transit Gateway | Announcing Accelerated Site-to-Site VPN for Improved VPN Performance | Amazon VPC Ingress Routing Makes it Easy to Insert Virtual Appliances in the Forwarding Path of VPC Traffic | Topic || Security, Identity and Compliance Introducing AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Access Analyzer | Introducing Amazon Detective | Topic || Customer Engagement Introducing Seneca for Amazon Connect | Topic || Developer Tools AWS announces Amazon CodeGuru for automated code reviews and application performance recommendations |
Simon kicks off the coverage of re:Invent 2019 with some really interesting announcements in Quantum computing and more - as well as a catch-up on all the previous week's updates! Chapters: 00:12 AWS re:Invent 11:42 Analytics 17:08 Application Integration 17:46 Business Applications 18:08 Compute 21:48 Cost Management 22:09 Customer Engagement 23:00 Database 27:10 Developer Tools 28:26 End User Computing 29:24 Internet of Things 32:02 Machine Learning 34:56 Management and Governance 38:24 Media Services 38:39 Mobile 39:00 Networking and Content Delivery 40:32 Security, Identity and Compliance 42:41 Storage Extended Shownotes:
It is a massive episode of updates this month! Simon takes you through over 200 updates. Chapters: 00:55 Storage 04:04 Compute 13:08 Network 14:39 Databases 19:43 Developer Tools 24:41 Analytics 29:08 IoT 29:47 Customer Engagement 31:16 End User Computing 33:08 Machine Learning 36:08 Application Integration 37:03 Management and Governance 46:38 Media 47:05 Security 49:34 Gaming 49:58 Training 50:11 Public Data Sets 50:31 Robotics 50:49 AWS Marketplace 51:23 Quick Starts 51:49 Satellite
#344: AWS Storage Day 2019

#344: AWS Storage Day 2019


November 20th, 2019 is our first ever AWS Storage Day. Just over a week ahead of re:Invent, we are making the first round of important announcements, and all of them are related to storage. Regardless of the AWS storage services that you use, we think you’ll find something interesting and useful with the news we are about to share. We are launching significant new storage and data transfer features for: • Amazon S3 • Amazon EFS • Amazon EBS • Amazon FSx for Windows File Server • AWS DataSync • AWS Storage Gateway These launches will help improve security, increase, scalability, reduce costs, and deliver an enhanced feature set for you to utilize. Check out our blog summary chronicling all the recent AWS storage launches and make sure to check the blog throughout the day, as well as leading up to re:Invent. We will continue to add updates as new launch material becomes available.
Building lasting relationships with your customers is tough, though it doesn't have to be. On today's episode, Simon speaks with Product Lead Zach Barbitta and Lead Front End Engineer Austin Nevins about their new launch, Pinpoint Journeys. Pinpoint Journeys is an outbound engagement orchestration tool, designed to help product, growth, and marketing teams build lasting relationships with their customers. With Pinpoint Journeys you give independence to your non-technical teams, via the no-code required functionality of Pinpoint Journeys. To learn more and watch a short video, follow the link:
Simon speaks with Annie Hancock and Jill Fagan about how to get the most from your 2019 re:Invent experience!
Simon and Nicki share a broad range of interesting updates! 00:48 Storage 01:43 Compute 05:27 Networking 16:07 Databases 12:03 Developer Tools 13:18 Analytics 19:06 IoT 20:42 Customer Engagement 21:03 End User Computing 22:31 Machine Learning 25:27 Application Integration 27:35 Management and Governance 29:17 Media 30:53 Security 32:56 Blockchain 33:14 Quick Starts 33:51 Training 36:11 Public Datasets 37:12 Robotics Shownotes: Topic || Storage AWS Snowball Edge now supports offline software updates for Snowball Edge devices in air-gapped environments | Topic || Compute Now Available: Amazon EC2 High Memory Instances with up to 24 TB of memory, Purpose-built to Run Large In-memory Databases, like SAP HANA | Introducing Availability of Amazon EC2 A1 Bare Metal Instances | Windows Nodes Supported by Amazon EKS | Amazon ECS now Supports ECS Image SHA Tracking | AWS Serverless Application Model feature support updates for Amazon API Gateway and more | Queuing Purchases of EC2 RIs | Topic || Network AWS Direct Connect Announces the Support for Granular Cost Allocation and Removal of Payer ID Restriction for Direct Connect Gateway Association. | AWS Direct Connect Announces Resiliency Toolkit to Help Customers Order Resilient Connectivity to AWS | Amazon VPC Traffic Mirroring Now Supports AWS CloudFormation | Application Load Balancer and Network Load Balancer Add New Security Policies for Forward Secrecy with More Stringent Protocols and Ciphers | Topic || Databases Amazon RDS on VMware is now generally available | Amazon RDS Enables Detailed Backup Storage Billing | Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL Supports Minor Version 11.5, 10.10, 9.6.15, 9.5.19, 9.4.24, adds Transportable Database Feature | Amazon ElastiCache launches self-service updates for Memcached and Redis Cache Clusters | Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) adds additional Aggregation Pipeline Capabilities including $lookup | Amazon Neptune now supports Streams to capture graph data changes | Amazon Neptune now supports SPARQL 1.1 federated query | Topic || Developer Tools AWS CodePipeline Enables Setting Environment Variables on AWS CodeBuild Build Jobs | AWS CodePipeline Adds Execution Visualization to Pipeline Execution History | Topic || Analytics Amazon Redshift introduces AZ64, a new compression encoding for optimized storage and high query performance | Amazon Redshift Improves Performance of Inter-Region Snapshot Transfers | Amazon Elasticsearch Service provides option to mandate HTTPS | Amazon Athena now provides an interface VPC endpoint | Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose adds cross-account delivery to Amazon Elasticsearch Service | Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose adds support for data stream delivery to Amazon Elasticsearch Service 7.x clusters | Amazon QuickSight announces Data Source Sharing, Table Transpose, New Filtering and Analytical Capabilities | AWS Glue now provides ability to use custom certificates for JDBC Connections | You can now expand your Amazon MSK clusters and deploy new clusters across 2-AZs | Amazon EMR Adds Support for Spark 2.4.4, Flink 1.8.1, and the Ability to Reconfigure Multiple Master Nodes | Topic || IoT Two New Solution Accelerators for AWS IoT Greengrass Machine Learning Inference and Extract, Transform, Load Functions | AWS IoT Core Adds the Ability to Retrieve Data from DynamoDB using Rule SQL | PSoC 62 Prototyping Kit is now qualified for Amazon FreeRTOS | Topic || Customer Engagement Amazon Pinpoint Adds Support for Message Templates | Topic || End User Computing Amazon AppStream 2.0 adds support for 4K Ultra HD resolution on 2 monitors and 2K resolution on 4 monitors | Amazon AppStream 2.0 Now Supports FIPS 140-2 Compliant Endpoints | Amazon Chime now supports screen sharing from Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome without a plug-in or extension | Topic || Machine Learning Amazon Translate now adds support for seven new languages - Greek, Romanian, Hungarian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Thai, and Urdu | Introducing Amazon SageMaker ml.p3dn.24xlarge instances, optimized for distributed machine learning with up to 4x the network bandwidth of ml.p3.16xlarge instances | SageMaker Notebooks now support diffing | Amazon Lex Adds Support for Checkpoints in Session APIs | Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth Adds Built-in Workflows for the Verification and Adjustment of Data Labels | AWS Chatbot Now Supports Notifications from AWS Config | AWS Deep Learning Containers now support PyTorch | Topic || Application Integration AWS Step Functions expands Amazon SageMaker service integration | Amazon EventBridge now supports AWS CloudFormation | Amazon API Gateway now supports access logging to Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose | Topic || Management and Governance AWS Backup Enhances SNS Notifications to filter on job status | AWS Managed Services Console now supports search and usage-based filtering to improve change type discovery | AWS Console Mobile Application Launches Federated Login for iOS | Topic || Media Announcing New AWS Elemental MediaConvert Features for Accelerated Transcoding, DASH, and AVC Video Quality | Topic || Security Amazon Cognito Increases CloudFormation Support | Amazon Inspector adds CIS Benchmark support for Windows 2016 | AWS Firewall Manager now supports management of Amazon VPC security groups | Amazon GuardDuty Adds Three New Threat Detections | Topic || Block Chain New Quick Start deploys Amazon Managed Blockchain | Topic || AWS Quick Starts New Quick Start deploys TIBCO JasperReports Server on AWS | Topic || Training New Training Courses Teach New APN Partners to Better Help Their Customers | New Courses Available to Help You Grow and Accelerate Your AWS Cloud Skills | New Digital Course on Coursera - AWS Fundamentals: Migrating to the Cloud | Topic || Public Data Sets New AWS Public Datasets Available from Audi, MIT, Allen Institute for Cell Science, Finnish Meteorological Institute, and others | Topic || Robotics AWS RoboMaker introduces support for Robot Operating System 2 (ROS2) in beta release |
Simon sits down with Adrian De Luca (Head of Partner Solution Architecture, Asia Pacific, AWS) and Mark Promnitz (CTO, ITOC) to discuss how to get the most out of the AWS Partner Network. Solutions Finder: AWS Partner Network: ITOC:
Did you know that you can combine Batch and Spot for up to 90% cost savings? Simon speaks with Chad Schmutzer about how you can make the most of it!
What are your choices when it comes to storage in a Hybrid world? Simon speaks with Chris Rogers about the considerations that customers should make and how to get the best out of their storage options. AWS Hybrid Cloud Storage: AWS Storage Gateway: AWS DataSync: Blog: Migrating hundreds of TB of data to Amazon S3 with AWS DataSync: AWS SFTP: AWS Snow Family:
Comments (7)

Joseph Musembi

where is episode 1 to 134?

Sep 21st
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Krishna Gupta

crisp short n engaging

Aug 9th


15:00 Napoleon

Jun 26th

Harry Trueman

it's not darta... ffs

Dec 21st

Varun Sharma

This is nice and informative. Thanks !

Dec 21st

Scott Lin

awesome broadcast!

Nov 28th
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