Category: AWS

AWS News – December Round Up

With the endless flood of new products, features and changes from AWS and its surrounding ecosystem, it can be easy to miss an update. Our monthly round up highlights major announcements, product updates and behind the scenes changes we think are most relevant. With so many big announcements at re:Invent, December was predictably light on

Understanding GP2 Volume Performance

Performance in EBS is widely misunderstood, resulting in many writing off EBS as a choice between “slow” or “expensive”. While there is some truth to that, I often see EBS implementations that fail to take advantage of cheap or even free options to boost performance. This article focuses specifically on GP2 volumes, which are SSD-backed,

AWS News – re:Invent Recap

Another re:Invent is in the books, and there were dozens of major announcements—too many to summarize effectively in a single post. This recap focuses on the ones most relevant to developers and engineers, which means IoT, HPC and machine learning don’t get a lot of coverage here. Some of the more significant announcements like Control

AWS re:Invent: The Guide To Not Going

AWS hosts their annual conference next week in Las Vegas, bringing in 40,000+ people from around the world to showcase their company and roll out new and enhanced services for the coming year. It’s a big deal, and for many of us, how we spend 2019 will be greatly shaped by the announcements next week.

S3 Public Access Policies: What You Need To Know

Last week, AWS announced new bucket-level controls to restrict public access to buckets. This is a big deal, as prior to this there was no way to definitively make a bucket and its contents private. AWS asserts that buckets were always private by default. In reality, buckets suggested private access in the past rather than

AWS News – October Round Up

There is an endless flood of new announcements on changes to AWS and its surrounding ecosystem, so it can be easy to miss important announcements. This monthly post will inform you of the major announcements, product updates and behind the scenes changes we think are most relevant. There have been a lot of big announcements