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AWS Weekly Roundup — Amazon ECS, RDS for MySQL, EMR Studio, AWS Neighborhood, and extra — January 22, 2024

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As typical, quite a bit has occurred within the Amazon Net Companies (AWS) universe this previous week. I’m additionally enthusiastic about all of the AWS Neighborhood occasions and initiatives which are occurring world wide. Let’s have a look collectively!

Final week’s launches
Listed here are some launches that obtained my consideration:

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) now helps managed occasion draining – Managed occasion draining lets you gracefully shutdown workloads deployed on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) cases by safely stopping and rescheduling them to different, non-terminating cases. This new functionality streamlines infrastructure upkeep, resembling deploying a brand new AMI model, eliminating the necessity for customized options to shutdown cases with out disrupting their workloads. To be taught extra, try Nathan’s publish on the AWS Containers Weblog.

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for MySQL now helps multi-source replication – Utilizing multi-source replication, you’ll be able to configure a number of RDS for MySQL database cases as sources for a single goal database occasion. This characteristic facilitates duties resembling merging shards right into a single goal, consolidating information for analytics, or creating long-term backups inside a single RDS for MySQL occasion. The Amazon RDS for MySQL Consumer Information has all the main points.

Amazon EMR Studio now comes with simplified create expertise and improved begin occasions – With the simplified console expertise for creating EMR Studio, you’ll be able to launch interactive and batch workloads with default settings extra simply. The improved begin occasions allow you to launch EMR Studio Workspaces for performing interactive evaluation in notebooks in seconds. Take a look on the Amazon EMR Consumer Information to be taught extra.

For a full record of AWS bulletins, be sure you keep watch over the What’s New at AWS web page.

Different AWS information
Listed here are some extra initiatives, applications, and information gadgets that you just would possibly discover attention-grabbing:

Get The NewsSummarize information utilizing Amazon Bedrock – My colleague Danilo constructed this software to summarize the latest information from an RSS or Atom feed utilizing Amazon Bedrock. The applying is deployed as an AWS Lambda operate. The operate downloads the latest entries from an RSS or Atom feed, downloads the linked content material, extracts textual content, and makes a abstract.

AWS Community BuildersAWS Neighborhood Builders program – Fascinated with becoming a member of our AWS Neighborhood Builders program? The 2024 software is open till January 28. The AWS Neighborhood Builders program affords technical sources, schooling, and networking alternatives to AWS technical fanatics who’re enthusiastic about sharing data and connecting with the technical neighborhood.

User Group YaoundeAWS Consumer Teams – The AWS Consumer Group Yaounde Cameroon launched into a 12-week workshop problem. Over 12 weeks, contributors explored varied facets of AWS and cloud computing, together with structure, safety, storage, and extra, to develop abilities and share data. You’ll be able to learn extra about this wonderful initiative on this LinkedIn publish.

AWS open-source information and updates – My colleague Ricardo writes this weekly open supply e-newsletter through which he highlights new open supply initiatives, instruments, and demos from the AWS Neighborhood.

Upcoming AWS occasions
Test your calendars and join these AWS occasions:

AWS InnovateAWS Innovate: AI/ML and Knowledge Version – Register now for the Asia Pacific & Japan AWS Innovate on-line convention on February 22, 2024, to discover, uncover, and learn to innovate with synthetic intelligence (AI) and machine studying (ML). Select from over 50 periods in three languages and get hands-on with technical demos aimed toward generative AI builders.

AWS Community re:Invent re:CapsAWS Neighborhood re:Invent re:Caps – Be part of a Neighborhood re:Cap occasion organized by volunteers from AWS Consumer Teams and AWS Cloud Golf equipment world wide to be taught in regards to the newest bulletins from AWS re:Invent.

You’ll be able to browse all upcoming in-person and digital occasions.

That’s all for this week. Test again subsequent Monday for an additional Weekly Roundup!

— Antje

This publish is a part of our Weekly Roundup sequence. Test again every week for a fast roundup of attention-grabbing information and bulletins from AWS!



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