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A look at the AWS hardware update that fuels its A1 instances

In case you missed the reveal of AWS' A1 instance type at re:Invent, the updated hardware that underpins these VMs could have a major effect on your cloud workloads.

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  • Amazon S3

    Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is a scalable, high-speed, web-based cloud storage service designed for online backup and archiving of data and applications on Amazon Web Services.

  • AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM)

    AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) is a framework a developer can use to create and deploy serverless applications that run on Amazon's cloud.

  • AWS Firewall Manager

    AWS Firewall Manager is a tool from Amazon Web Services that an organization can use to configure policies for the cloud vendor's native web application firewall (WAF) service.

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AWS databases and analytics

Amazon Web Services provides companies with several database and analytics tools such as Amazon Kinesis, AWS Data Pipeline, Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon EMR on Hadoop. Amazon's database tools can help consumers create value through the use of data analytics for applications like log analysis, Web indexing, and data warehousing.

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  • Amazon Redshift Spectrum

    Amazon Redshift Spectrum is a feature within Amazon Web Services' Redshift data warehousing service that lets a data analyst conduct fast, complex analysis on objects stored on the AWS cloud.

  • Amazon Neptune

    Amazon Neptune is a managed service that enables a user to create and manage a graph database in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud.

  • AWS Snowball Edge

    AWS Snowball Edge is a physical appliance intended to help an enterprise migrate large volumes of data into and off of the AWS public cloud.

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AWS infrastructure

Successfully moving workloads to the public cloud or hinging your entire business on AWS infrastructure can be a tricky endeavor. Companies must possess a strong understanding of all facets of the Amazon cloud, including instance types, reliability zones as well as ancillary products available within the cloud infrastructure.

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  • Amazon S3

    Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is a scalable, high-speed, web-based cloud storage service designed for online backup and archiving of data and applications on Amazon Web Services.

  • AWS Firewall Manager

    AWS Firewall Manager is a tool from Amazon Web Services that an organization can use to configure policies for the cloud vendor's native web application firewall (WAF) service.

  • AWS Cloud9

    AWS Cloud9 is an integrated development environment (IDE) a developer can use to manage code via a browser and collaborate with other developers.

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AWS artificial intelligence

AWS artificial intelligence services enable enterprises to apply machine learning, natural language processing and other advanced technologies to their applications. Open up a vast number of computing possibilities with these AWS AI services and tools.

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  • AWS DeepLens

    AWS DeepLens is a programmable video camera that enables a developer to easily experiment with machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT).

  • Amazon Transcribe

    Amazon Transcribe is a speech recognition service that transcribes audio files into text.

  • Amazon SageMaker

    Amazon SageMaker is a service that enables a developer to build and train machine learning models for predictive or analytical applications in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud.

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AWS cloud development

Cloud application development is the heart of the AWS cloud. This section is dedicated to developers working with platforms such as AWS Elastic Beanstalk, which allows them to easily deploy and manage Web apps; AWS CloudFormation, which allows you to deploy a collection of AWS resources and AWS OpsWorks for DevOps type environments.

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  • AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM)

    AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) is a framework a developer can use to create and deploy serverless applications that run on Amazon's cloud.

  • AWS Cloud9

    AWS Cloud9 is an integrated development environment (IDE) a developer can use to manage code via a browser and collaborate with other developers.

  • Amazon SageMaker

    Amazon SageMaker is a service that enables a developer to build and train machine learning models for predictive or analytical applications in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud.

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Managing AWS

As more companies look to do business in Amazon's cloud, managing AWS services effectively becomes important. This section will outline areas such as pricing management, support, compliance for the AWS Partner Network and companies within the AWS Marketplace as well as those in vertical market industries.

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  • AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO)

    AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO) is a service from Amazon Web Services that enables IT to manage user access to multiple applications and AWS accounts from a single, centralized console.

  • AWS Business Builder

    AWS Business Builder is a suite of technical, sales and marketing resources provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help software companies within its partner program connect with potential customers and expand their businesses.

  • VMware Cloud on AWS

    VMware Cloud on AWS is a hybrid cloud service that runs the VMware software-defined data center (SDDC) stack in the AWS public cloud.

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    Enterprise storage is a centralized repository for business information that provides common data management, protection and data...

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    A disk array, also called a storage array, is a data storage system used for block-based storage, file-based storage or object ...

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    Optical storage is any storage type in which data is written and read with a laser. Typically, data is written to optical media, ...

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