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May 2018

AWS IoT Analytics Now Generally Available

2018-05-08T09:00:52+00:00

AWS is proud to announce that AWS IoT Analytics is now available in the following regions: US East (N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), US East (Ohio), and EU (Ireland). Through this service, users may prepare and analyze data collected from IoT devices. AWS IoT Analytics performs two services: Data Preparation: Channels – this is where data enters into IoT Analytics. Channels collect data from an existing IoT Core MQTT topic or from external sources that send messages to [...]

AWS IoT Analytics Now Generally Available 2018-05-08T09:00:52+00:00

AWS Firewall Manager

2018-05-07T09:00:25+00:00

As AWS clients expand their usage of AWS services across multiple regions, accounts, and even development teams, it has been more challenging to handle security and compliance. AWS Firewall Manager aims to provide a solution for that. AWS Firewall Manager allows clients to maintain central control over security settings and profile, even across regions and AWS user accounts. Your security group can respond in a timely manner to all potential threats and attacks while your [...]

AWS Firewall Manager 2018-05-07T09:00:25+00:00

April 2018

Cloud Month in Review–March 2018

2018-04-24T09:00:49+00:00

Amazon Gamelift Launches FleetIQ and Spot Instances AWS previously launched Amazon GameLift, a scalable runtime environment where you can run multiplayer games on the cloud. You may upload a game to this environment and set the type of EC2 instance you want to host it on. GameLift with automatically scale the instances you require. To help lower your player and hourly costs, Amazon GameLift has introduced a new feature: whereas these instances only used On-demand before, now you may [...]

Cloud Month in Review–March 2018 2018-04-24T09:00:49+00:00

AWS Blockchain Templates Now Available

2018-04-23T09:30:02+00:00

Blockchains have been touted as everything from the basis for a worldwide online currency and a secure online ledger that can be applied to tracking logistics, supplies, registration, and even gaming. AWS Blockchain templates were designed to make it much easier for users to get into the myriad of possibilities from this technology. Using a blockchain template, you may launch a public or private Ethereum or a private Hyperledger Fabric network almost instantly. The template [...]

AWS Blockchain Templates Now Available 2018-04-23T09:30:02+00:00

Amazon EFS–Encryption of Data in Transit

2018-04-16T09:00:31+00:00

Amazon EFS is a file system for cloud-native applications that need shared access to file-based storage. Amazon EFS has been launched in 2016 and has since gained several new features. Now, AWS has included additional security for files transferred through EFS. In-Transit Encryption Apart from encryption of data at rest, AWS has added support for encryption of data while it is in transit in EFS. This provides another layer of data security to the AWS [...]

Amazon EFS–Encryption of Data in Transit 2018-04-16T09:00:31+00:00

PolarSeven and AWS Webinar Series Invitation – Q2

2018-04-14T03:40:23+00:00

If you would like to stay on top of AWS and cloud industry news make sure you register for our second quarter webinar series. The P7 Webinars will be short introduction and update sessions to educate you about AWS services and ecosystem. PolarSeven has partnered with AWS to deliver great content, demos and knowledge in 20-30 minutes webinars, that you can enjoy live every second Monday at 4pm or you can go through the recording [...]

PolarSeven and AWS Webinar Series Invitation – Q2 2018-04-14T03:40:23+00:00

AWS Machine Learning Inference at the Edge

2018-04-10T09:14:11+00:00

AWS has combined three of its technologies for an innovative new service: Machine Learning Inference IoT (Internet of Things) — where internet-ready devices communicate with the cloud and provide information about their usage. Machine Learning – Where systems are trained to draw conclusions from raw data, useful for giving recommendations to customers such as where to shop and what to purchase. Edge Computing – having compute resources in sync and make decisions while in different [...]

AWS Machine Learning Inference at the Edge 2018-04-10T09:14:11+00:00

Amazon EFS File Sync Enables Faster File Transfer

2018-04-05T09:00:26+00:00

Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) is a scalable and easy to use elastic file storage on the AWS Cloud. To facilitate faster transfer to the cloud, AWS has introduced EFS File Sync. It is perfect for moving a large number of files from your on-site storage to Amazon EFS. Using a secure, highly parallel data transfer system, EFS File Sync can run up to 500% faster than similar tools such as cp and rsync.  It [...]

Amazon EFS File Sync Enables Faster File Transfer 2018-04-05T09:00:26+00:00

Amazon ECS Introduces Integrated Discovery

2018-04-02T09:03:31+00:00

AWS has introduced integrated service discovery to Amazon ECS. This allows ECS to automatically register itself with a DNS name in Amazon Route 53. Not only is the DNS name predictable and friendly, the service will also keep Route 53 hosted zone updated as necessary. This lets other services lookup where they need to make connections, depending on the state of each service. Formerly, one had to configure traditional ways of service discovery like consul that [...]

Amazon ECS Introduces Integrated Discovery 2018-04-02T09:03:31+00:00

March 2018

Cloud Month in Review—February 2018

2018-03-26T09:01:16+00:00

AWS Introduces Inter-region VPC Pairing The recent AWS re:Invent saw the launch of inter-region VPC pairing. In the past, users have been able to link up virtual private clouds that are located within the same region. This allowed to VPCs to interact with each other as if they were on the same network. Now, this same peering model can apply to VPCs across different regions. As before, it may work in the same account or through two existing ones. Amazon [...]

Cloud Month in Review—February 2018 2018-03-26T09:01:16+00:00
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