Let’s take a short look back at 2018’s re:Invent where Andy Jassy’s introduces some of AWS’s New features and services:
- S3 Glacier Deep Archive –Need to archive data for the long-term? Glacier Deep Archive offers the lowest cost for data storage at $0.000999 GB per month with 99.9999999% reliability. This is almost the same as the cost for a tape archive. For retrieval, you can have your data within 12 hours or within 48 hours in the case of bulk retrieval.
- AWS Control Tower –Designed to help users set up a well-architected multi-account AWS environment. To do so, the Control Tower uses blueprints for AWS best practices. Users may also employ either mandatory or optional guardrails for high-level rule-based governance.
- Amazon Textract –High-level OSR technology that uses machine learning to read and extract data from document images. It can detect and understand bounding boxes, key-value pairs, and even tables. Great for expediting document processing.
- AWS Outposts – A new service that will allow users the ability to run onsite applications with the same Application Programming Interfaces, consoles, features, hardware, and tools they use on AWS.
- Amazon RDS on VMware – a fully managed service for use on on-premises databases. Here you may create, run, and scale databases in VMware vSphere, using the same tools as Amazon RDS. This allows you to create low-cost yet highly available hybrid environments, develop disaster recovery, and perform long-term archiving in Amazon S3.
- Amazon Quantum Ledger Database – Use a fully-managed database for tracking all changes made on your application data. The journal provides sequenced, cryptographically verifiable, and permanent record of changes. It is also scalable, supports SQL queries, and runs up to three times faster than regular blockchains.
- AWS Managed Blockchain – rapidly set up a scalable blockchain network using Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum. You can perform secure transactions and data transfers. You may scale this service to meet the requirements of thousands of applications.
- Amazon Timestream – a rapid, scalable, fully managed time-series database for storing and processing trillions of events per day. Only costs 10% that of a relational database. It is optimized for data that arrives in time order or for queries with time intervals. This also makes it useful for IoT, DevOps data, monitoring applications, and industrial telemetry.
- AWS Lake Formation – Allows you to create and manage a data lake which you can point to the data sources you want to crawl. You can then pull data into Amazon S3.
- AWS Security Hub – You may view and manage security alerts in one place and automate compliance checks inside and across your AWS accounts. This service will compile your security findings from both AWS and related series. It will also provide built-in and customizable insights unique to your environment.
More to come as AWS marches on into 2019.