AWS Week in Overview – November 21, 2022

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This put up is a part of our Week in Overview sequence. Examine again every week for a fast roundup of fascinating information and bulletins from AWS!

A brand new week begins, and the Information Weblog workforce is preparing for AWS re:Invent! Many people will likely be there subsequent week and it might be nice to satisfy in particular person. In the event you’re coming, are you aware about PeerTalk? It’s an onsite networking program for re:Invent attendees obtainable by the AWS Occasions cellular app (which you may get on Google Play or Apple App Retailer) to assist facilitate connections among the many re:Invent group.

In the event you’re not coming to re:Invent, no worries, you may get a free on-line go to observe keynotes and management classes.

Final Week’s Launches
It was a busy week for our service groups! Listed here are the launches that received my consideration:

AWS Area in Spain – The AWS Area in Aragón, Spain, is now open. The official identify is Europe (Spain), and the API identify is eu-south-2.

Amazon Athena – Now you can apply AWS Lake Formation fine-grained entry management insurance policies with all desk and file format supported by Amazon Athena to centrally handle permissions and entry knowledge catalog assets in your Amazon Easy Storage Service (Amazon S3) knowledge lake. With fine-grained entry management, you’ll be able to limit entry to knowledge in question outcomes utilizing knowledge filters to attain column-level, row-level, and cell-level safety.

Amazon EventBridge – With these further filtering capabilities, now you can filter occasions by suffix, ignore case, and match if a minimum of one situation is true. This makes it simpler to jot down advanced guidelines when constructing event-driven functions.

AWS Controllers for Kubernetes (ACK) – The ACK for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is now typically obtainable and allows you to provision and handle EC2 networking assets, comparable to VPCs, safety teams and web gateways utilizing the Kubernetes API. Additionally, the ACK for Amazon EMR on EKS is now typically obtainable to will let you declaratively outline and handle EMR on EKS assets comparable to digital clusters and job runs as Kubernetes customized assets. Be taught extra about ACK for Amazon EMR on EKS in this weblog put up.

Amazon HealthLake – New analytics capabilities make it simpler to question, visualize, and construct machine studying (ML) fashions. Now HealthLake transforms buyer knowledge into an analytics-ready format in close to real-time in an effort to question, and use the ensuing knowledge to construct visualizations or ML fashions. Additionally new is Amazon HealthLake Imaging (preview), a brand new HIPAA-eligible functionality that allows you to simply retailer, entry, and analyze medical photos at any scale. Extra on HealthLake Imaging may be present in this weblog put up.

Amazon RDS – Now you can switch information between Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) for Oracle and an Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) file system. You should utilize this integration to stage information like Oracle Information Pump export information whenever you import them. It’s also possible to use EFS to share a file system between an software and a number of RDS Oracle DB situations to handle particular software wants.

Amazon ECS and Amazon EKS – We added centralized logging assist for Home windows containers that will help you simply course of and ahead container logs to numerous AWS and third-party locations comparable to Amazon CloudWatch, S3, Amazon Kinesis Information Firehose, Datadog, and Splunk. See these weblog posts for the right way to use this new functionality with ECS and with EKS.

AWS SAM CLI – Now you can use the Serverless Utility Mannequin CLI to regionally take a look at and debug an AWS Lambda perform outlined in a Terraform software. You possibly can see a walkthrough on this weblog put up.

AWS Lambda – Now helps Node.js 18 as each a managed runtime and a container base picture, which you’ll be taught extra about in this weblog put up. Additionally try this fascinating article on why and the way it is best to use AWS SDK for JavaScript V3 with Node.js 18. And final however not least, there’s new tooling assist to construct and deploy native AOT compiled .NET 7 functions to AWS Lambda. With this tooling, you’ll be able to allow quicker software begins and profit from diminished prices by the quicker initialization instances and decrease reminiscence consumption of native AOT functions. Be taught extra in this weblog put up.

AWS Step Capabilities – Now helps cross-account entry for greater than 220 AWS providers to course of knowledge, automate IT and enterprise processes, and construct functions throughout a number of accounts. Be taught extra in this weblog put up.

AWS Fargate – Provides the flexibility to monitor the utilization of the ephemeral storage connected to an Amazon ECS job. You possibly can observe the storage utilization with Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights and ECS Process Metadata endpoint.

AWS Proton – Now has a centralized dashboard for all assets deployed and managed by AWS Proton, which you’ll be taught extra about in this weblog put up. Now you can additionally specify customized instructions to provision infrastructure from templates. On this method, you’ll be able to handle templates outlined utilizing the AWS Cloud Improvement Equipment (AWS CDK) and different templating and provisioning instruments. Extra on CDK assist and AWS CodeBuild provisioning may be present in this weblog put up.

AWS IAM – Now you can use a couple of multi-factor authentication (MFA) gadget for root account customers and IAM customers in your AWS accounts. Extra data is offered in this put up.

Amazon ElastiCache – Now you can use IAM authentication to entry Redis clusters. With this new functionality, IAM customers and roles may be related to ElastiCache for Redis customers to handle their cluster entry.

Amazon WorkSpaces – Now you can use model 2.0 of the WorkSpaces Streaming Protocol (WSP) host agent that provides important streaming high quality and efficiency enhancements, and you’ll be taught extra in this weblog put up. Additionally, with Amazon WorkSpaces Multi-Area Resilience, you’ll be able to implement enterprise continuity options that maintain customers on-line and productive with lower than 30-minute restoration time goal (RTO) in one other AWS Area throughout disruptive occasions. Extra on multi-region resilience is offered in this put up.

Amazon CloudWatch RUM – Now you can ship customized occasions (along with predefined occasions) for higher troubleshooting and software particular monitoring. On this method, you’ll be able to monitor particular features of your software and troubleshoot finish consumer impacting points distinctive to the appliance parts.

AWS AppSync – Now you can outline GraphQL API resolvers utilizing JavaScript. It’s also possible to combine features written in JavaScript and Velocity Template Language (VTL) inside a single pipeline resolver. To simplify native improvement of resolvers, AppSync launched two new NPM libraries and a brand new API command. Extra information may be present in this weblog put up.

AWS SDK for SAP ABAP – This new SDK makes it simpler for ABAP builders to modernize and rework SAP-based enterprise processes and hook up with AWS providers natively utilizing the SAP ABAP language. Be taught extra in this weblog put up.

AWS CloudFormation – CloudFormation can now ship occasion notifications through Amazon EventBridge whenever you create, replace, or delete a stack set.

AWS Console – With the brand new Functions widget on the Console house, you may have one-click entry to functions in AWS Methods Supervisor Utility Supervisor and their assets, code, and associated knowledge. From Utility Supervisor, you’ll be able to view the assets that energy your software and your prices utilizing AWS Value Explorer.

AWS Amplify – Expands Flutter assist (developer preview) to Internet and Desktop for the API, Analytics, and Storage use instances. Now you can construct cross-platform Flutter apps with Amplify that focus on iOS, Android, Internet, and Desktop (macOS, Home windows, Linux) utilizing a single codebase. Be taught extra on Flutter Internet and Desktop assist for AWS Amplify on this put up. Amplify Internet hosting now helps absolutely managed CI/CD deployments and internet hosting for server-side rendered (SSR) apps constructed utilizing Subsequent.js 12 and 13. Be taught extra in this weblog put up and see the right way to deploy a NextJS 13 app with the AWS CDK right here.

Amazon SQS – With attribute-based entry management (ABAC), you’ll be able to outline permissions primarily based on tags connected to customers and AWS assets. With this launch, now you can use tags to configure entry permissions and insurance policies for SQS queues. Extra particulars may be present in this weblog.

AWS Nicely-Architected Framework – The newest model of the Information Analytics Lens is now obtainable. The Information Analytics Lens is a group of design rules, finest practices, and prescriptive steerage that will help you operating analytics on AWS.

AWS Organizations – Now you can handle accounts, organizational items (OUs), and insurance policies inside your group utilizing CloudFormation templates.

For a full listing of AWS bulletins, be sure you regulate the What’s New at AWS web page.

Different AWS Information
A number of extra stuff you may need missed:

Introducing our ultimate AWS Heroes of the yr – As the tip of 2022 approaches, we’re recognizing people whose enthusiasm for knowledge-sharing has an actual influence with the AWS group. Please meet them right here!

The Distributed Computing ManifestoWerner Vogles, VP & CTO at, shared the Distributed Computing Manifesto, a canonical doc from the early days of Amazon that remodeled the way in which we constructed architectures and highlights the challenges confronted on the finish of the twentieth century.

AWS re:Publish – To make this group extra accessible globally, we expanded the consumer expertise to assist 5 further languages. Now you can work together with AWS re:Publish additionally utilizing Conventional Chinese language, Simplified Chinese language, French, Japanese, and Korean.

For AWS open-source information and updates, right here’s the newest e-newsletter curated by Ricardo to carry you the newest updates on open-source initiatives, posts, occasions, and extra.

Upcoming AWS Occasions
As ordinary, there are lots of alternatives to satisfy:

AWS re:Invent – Our yearly occasion is subsequent week from November 28 to December 2. In the event you can’t be there in particular person, get your free on-line go to observe dwell the keynotes and the management classes.

AWS Neighborhood DaysAWS Neighborhood Day occasions are community-led conferences to share and be taught collectively. Be a part of us in Sri Lanka (on December 6-7), Dubai, UAE (December 10), Pune, India (December 10), and Ahmedabad, India (December 17).

That’s all from me for this week. Subsequent week we’ll deal with re:Invent, after which we’ll take a brief break. We’ll be again with the following Week in Overview on December 12!


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