AWS re:Invent 2018 – day 2

AWS re:Invent 2018 – day 2

It’s only Tuesday here at re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas but with all the action and announcements, it feels like we have been here a month. Our coverage continues today with more announcements. CloudWatch Log Insights CloudWatch has been a mainstay of the AWS Cloud for a long time. It provides access to metrics and logs and can be used as a trigger for notifications or actions. Until now, any […]

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AWS re:Invent survival guide

AWS re:Invent survival guide

Time to re:Invent ourselves again! AWS‘s annual conference, re:Invent, is just over a month away. Hands up who is excited? This year will be our fifth visit to re:Invent, held in Las Vegas. Suffice to say, we have seen it grow and grow since our first year in 2013. Every year it gets bigger and better and every year AWS announce a whole swag of new and exciting innovations. This […]

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AWS re:Invent re:Cap 2017

AWS re:Invent re:Cap 2017

AWS re:Invent 2017 has drawn to close and what a whirlwind week it was! We hardly had time to draw breath between the announcements, sessions and people to meet and greet. For us, it was the best yet. As our fourth re:invent participation, we like to think that we can say that with a good level of insight. The pace of innovation continues to grow at AWS. The AWS Cloud platform now […]

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AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 2 Recap

AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 2 Recap

Yep, it’s been another day of super interesting announcements at re:Invent today. Once again, we provide our highlights from the announcements. Inter-region peering For solutions that need to be global or need protection from the chance of region outages, the ability to natively peer VPCs between regions will be welcome. Until today, you had to manage the inter-region connectivity yourself using VPNs and other infrastructure over the public internet or […]

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AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 1 Recap

AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 1 Recap

There has been a heap of super exciting announcements at re:Invent today. It was really hard to pick only a few amongst a plethora of amazing new services and enhancements but here are our top picks. Kubernetes We knew this was coming. AWS is the most common used platform for Kubernetes container-based deployments. Before today, this was entirely self-managed on top of EC2 instances. Now you can take advantage of […]

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AWS PrivateLink

AWS PrivateLink

Is connecting over the internet a concern? Enter, PrivateLink For organisations that are ultra concerned about keeping their services private, especially Financial Services, one of the bug bears of using the AWS public Cloud environment is can be that all the AWS services need to be accessed over the Internet using public addressing. Not any more. Terry Wise of AWS has just announced PrivateLink at re:Invent (see the what’s new article) . It’s a new service […]

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