Introducing our final AWS Heroes of the year – November 2022

The AWS Heroes program celebrates and recognizes builders who are making an impact within the global AWS community. As we come to the end of 2022, the program is recognizing seven individuals who are passionate about AWS, and focused on organizing and speaking at community events, mentoring, authoring content, and even preserving wildlife. Please meet the newest AWS Heroes! Ed Miller – San Jose, USA Machine Learning Hero Ed Miller is a Senior Principal Engineer at Arm where he leads technical engagements with strategic partners around machine learning and IoT. He also volunteers with the BearID Project, developing open source, machine learning solutions for non-invasive wildlife monitoring. Ed is working on a human-in-the-loop machine learning application for identifying the famous…

AWS Week in Review – November 14, 2022

It’s now just two weeks to AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, and the pace is picking up, both here on the News Blog, and throughout AWS as everyone get ready for the big event! I hope you get the chance to join us, and have shared links and other information at the bottom of this post. First, though, let’s dive straight in to this week’s review of news and announcements from AWS. Last Week’s LaunchesAs usual, let’s start with a summary of some launches from the last week that I want to remind you of: New Switzerland Region – First and foremost, AWS has opened a new Region, this time in Switzerland. Check out Seb’s post here on the News…

A New AWS Region Opens in Switzerland

I am pleased to announce today the opening of our 28th AWS Region: Europe (Zurich), also known by its API name: eu-central-2. An AWS Region allows you to deploy your most demanding workloads and replicate your applications and data across distinct groups of data centers called Availability Zones. This new Region has three fully redundant Availability Zones located in the vicinity of Zurich. It offers your customers low-latency access to your applications while meeting your data residency requirements. Regions and Availability Zones AWS has the concept of a Region. Each Region is fully isolated from all other Regions. Within each Region, we have built Availability Zones. These Availability Zones are fully isolated partitions of our infrastructure that contain a cluster…

Introducing AWS Resource Explorer – Quickly Find Resources in Your AWS Account

Looking for a specific Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) task, or Amazon CloudWatch log group can take some time, especially if you have many resources and use multiple AWS Regions. Today, we’re making that easier. Using the new AWS Resource Explorer, you can search through the AWS resources in your account across Regions using metadata such as names, tags, and IDs. When you find a resource in the AWS Management Console, you can quickly go from the search results to the corresponding service console and Region to start working on that resource. In a similar way, you can use the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) or any of the AWS SDKs to…