Topic: amazon

Amazon WorkSpaces announces support for Ubuntu

The team at Amazon recently announced that Ubuntu desktops can now be provisioned for developers, engineers, or data scientists. With this, virtual desktop users are enabled to have more choices as well as gain access to new categories of workloads.  Support for Ubuntu also offers virtual desktop administrators a consistent experience regardless of whether they … continue reading

AWS Private 5G released to enable users to deploy private mobile networks

The team at AWS unveiled AWS Private 5G, a new service that allows users to design and deploy their own private mobile network in just a few days. This network can be used to communicate with the sensors and actuators in smart factories, or to provide better connectivity for handheld devices, scanners, and tablets for … continue reading

Amazon announced the availability of EC2 C7g instances

Amazon announced the release of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) C7g instances that are powered by AWS-designed Graviton3 Processors.  The new C7g instances offer up to 25% better performance than Graviton2 processors, according to the company.  Customers can now more efficiently run web servers, load balancers, and batch processing to electronic design automation (EDA), and … continue reading

Amazon announces new capabilities to enable IPv6 workloads to communicate with IPv4 services

Amazon announced two new capabilities for Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Nat gateway and Amazon Route 53. These new capabilities will allow IPv6-only workloads to transparently communicate with IPv4-only services. Amazon announced these capabilities as a response to the difficulty that companies were having with letting workloads continue to communicate with IPv4 services and to … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Amazon EFS performance improvements; Nutanix simplifies portfolio; and Bugcrowd Security Knowledge Platform updates

Amazon has announced updates to its Elastic File System (EFS) service, improving latency. Previously latency was in the low single-digit milliseconds, and new updates have brought it to around 600 microseconds for the majority of operations.  These latency improvements can be experienced on existing or new EFS General Purpose file systems.  Nutanix simplifies its product … continue reading

AWS offers new solution to improve failure recovery

Amazon has announced the availability of its Route 53 Application Recovery Controller which monitors an application’s ability to recover from failures. It also controls application recovery across various AWS Zones and Regions and in on-premises environments. According to Amazon, some industries have higher uptime requirements than the standard 99.999% where recovery time objectives (RTO) are … continue reading

Amazon revealed the DevOps Guru for detecting operational issues

Amazon wants to make it easier for developers and operators to improve application availability with the release of the Amazon DevOps Guru. The new solution automatically detects operational issues and then will recommend a fix.  “Once a behavior is identified as an operational problem or risk, DevOps Guru alerts developers and operators to the details … continue reading

Zigbee Alliance on-course for IP-based smart home standard this year

The Zigbee Alliance is racking up partnerships and support for its efforts to create a new, royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products and to make them more secure. The project, called Connected Home over IP (Project CHIP) , was announced in December 2019 when the Zigbee Alliance announced partnerships with Amazon, … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: cdk8s

Earlier this week, Amazon announced a new open-source development framework that enables developers to define Kubernetes applications using familiar programming languages. Cloud Development Kit for Kubernetes (cdk8s) allows IT professionals to define Kubernetes applications using familiar languages like Python and JavaScript.  According to Amazon, applications that are running on Kubernetes are comprised of resources that … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Amazon FXs for Lustre beta, Citrix vulnerability discovered, and Falco security audit results

Amazon has announced a beta release of Amazon FSx for Lustre CSI driver on Amazon EKS. Amazon FSx for Lustre is a fully-managed and optimized file system for workloads like machine learning, high performance computing, video processing, financial modeling, electronic design automation, and analytics. According to Amazon, this driver will make it easier to configure … continue reading

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AWS Summit New York: Cloud Development Kit, EventBridge, and Alluxio 2.0

AWS Summit New York is taking place today, bringing together the cloud community to collaborate and learn about AWS. Amazon and other companies are also using the event as an opportunity to launch and showcase new products. Here are a few highlights from AWS Summit New York: AWS Cloud Development Kit Amazon has announced the … continue reading

SAP partners with hyperscalers to move more companies to the cloud

SAP is teaming up with cloud providers Amazon, Microsoft and Google as well as global strategic service partners to walk companies through their transition to cloud-based business innovation. The project called Embrace will tailor the core components to each company based on the language and context of their industry. This includes roadmapping the platform, software, … continue reading

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