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AWS Podcast

Amazon Web Services
309 episodes
The AWS Podcast is the definitive cloud platform podcast for developers, dev ops, and cloud professionals seeking the latest news and trends in storage, security, infrastructure, serverless, and more. Join Simon Elisha and Jeff Barr for regular updates, deep dives and interviews. Whether you’re building machine learning and AI models, open source projects, or hybrid cloud solutions, the AWS Podcast has something for you.

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#442: May 2021 Update Show 1

Simon and Nicki take you through some really useful updates! Leave audio feedback here: https://bit.ly/2MvZPOL Chapters: 01:55 AWS Marketplace 02:43 Analytics 09:55 Application Integration 11:37 Business Applications 12:41 Compute 17:33 Cost Management 18:13 Customer Engagement 18:45 Database 20…

#441: [INTRODUCING] AQUA for Amazon Redshift

AQUA (Advanced Query Accelerator) for Amazon Redshift is a new distributed and hardware-accelerated cache that delivers up to 10x better query performance than other enterprise cloud data warehouses by automatically boosting certain operations. Join Nicki and Andy Caldwell, Sr. Principal Engineer f…

#440: Blockchain Use Cases in Enterprise IT

Blockchain increases supply chain transparency by enabling decentralized, trusted supply chains. Amazon Managed Blockchain is a fully managed service that makes it easy to join public blockchain networks or create and manage scalable private blockchain networks. Nestle, the world’s largest food & b…

#439: [INTRODUCING] Amazon FSx File Gateway

Looking for fast, efficient low-latency access to cloud storage? Nicki speaks with Laz Vekiarides (Principal Product Manager, AWS Storage Gateway - File Gateway) and Dave Stauffacher (AWS Community Hero) about how customers can optimize their on-premises file-based workloads using Amazon FSx File G…

#438: April 2021 Update Show 1

Simon takes a walk through the latest updates! Leave audio feedback here: https://bit.ly/2MvZPOL Chapters: 00:40 Analytics 09:20 Application Integration 10:50 Compute 15:57 Cost Management 16:48 Customer Engagement 17:53 Database 20:34 Developer Tools 23:10 End User Computing 25:58 Game Tech 26:38…

#437: A Day in the Life of an SA

What does a day in the life of a Solution Architect look like at AWS? Simon speaks with four SA’s from around the globe to discuss exactly that, and takes a look at how they go about assisting their customers with interesting challenges. We have also included some fun bonus content at the end, so b…

#436: [Right Now at AWS] Episode 5 - Save costs or innovate? Learn how customers are doing both with Amazon Connect

Projects are often classified as cost-cutting measures or innovation initiatives that improve customer experiences. But cloud contact center service Amazon Connect is shifting that either-or mentality. With out of the box AI / ML capabilities, Amazon Connect is being leveraged by customers across i…

#435: Diving into Amazon Macie

Amazon Macie is a fully managed data security and data privacy service that uses machine learning and pattern matching to discover and protect your sensitive data in AWS. Today, Simon is joined by Ryan Holland, Principal, Industry Specialist, to discuss the importance of sensitive data visibility, …

#434: March 2021 Update Show 3

Simon takes a walk through the latest updates! Leave audio feedback here: https://bit.ly/2MvZPOL Chapters 00:24 Analytics 05:04 Block Chain 05:33 Compute 11:12 Cost Management 11:38 Customer Engagement 12:10 Database 16:17 Developer Tools 18:19 End User Computing 18:41 Game Tech 19:25 Internet of…

#433: [INTRODUCING] Amazon EFS One Zone

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), is a simple, serverless, set-and-forget, elastic file system that lets you share file data without provisioning or managing storage. Today, Nicki is joined by Sarwar Raza, Senior Manager here at Amazon, to learn about Amazon EFS One Zone storage classes. The…

#432: Lightsail Containers

Amazon Lightsail is a great way to get started on AWS and recently released a Containers service. Listen to this podcast to learn more about the AWS' new, easy-to-use containers service and how it differs from other AWS Container services. They dig into the benefits of Lightsail containers, who sho…

#431: [INTRODUCING] Amazon Lookout for Vision

Amazon Lookout for Vision is a new machine learning (ML) service that spots defects and anomalies in visual representations using computer vision (CV). Today Simon is joined by Anant Patel, Sr. Program Manager at AWS, to learn about this service that recently became generally available. They discus…

#430: March 2021 Update Show 2

Simon and Nicki share lots of cool new things! Leave audio feedback here: https://bit.ly/2MvZPOL Chapters 00:31 The Alexa Customer Experience 01:48 Innovation Ambassadors Podcast 02:53 Infrastructure 03:46 Analytics 04:27 Application Integration 05:56 Block Chain 07:10 Compute 09:11 Customer Enga…

#429: [Right Now at AWS] Episode 4 – Developing an IoT solution to keep water flowing for millions

Having a clear vision about the IoT solution needed to keep clean water flowing for millions of people was a big step forward for non-profit, charity:water. Of course, the execution turned out to be challenging. Charity:water first tried collaborating with leading IoT sensor manufacturers to get ex…

#428: Accelerate your Analytics with Amazon EMR

Big data and analytics play a critical role in every organization’s digital transformation. For many customers, it’s the first initiative they embark on to accelerate time to insight and pace of innovation for their business. Today, Simon is joined by Roy Hasson, Sr. Manager WW Analytics Specialist…

#427: March 2021 Update Show 1

Simon introduces the piece first listener feedback! Plus some great updates. Leave audio feedback here: https://bit.ly/2MvZPOL Chapters 00:26 Audio Feedback 03:19 Analytics 05:28 Application Integration 06:31 Business Applications 06:55 Compute 09:18 Customer Engagement 09:54 Databases 12:00 Devel…

#426: Amazon Keyspaces

Apache Cassandra is a wide-column, open-source database that developers use to store data for internet scale applications that require fast performance. However, managing Apache Cassandra can be complex and expensive. Today, Simon is joined by Arturo Hinojosa, Principal Product Manager for Amazon K…

#425: February 2021 Update Show 1

Simon and Nicki cover some really interesting updates. Chapters 01:22 AWS Marketplace 01:53 Analytics 05:57 Application Integration 06:40 Block Chain 07:09 Business Applications 07:51 Compute 11:26 Customer Engagement 12:12 Databases 16:37 Developer Tools 17:42 Internet of Things (IoT) 19:05 Machin…

#424: [Right Now @ AWS] Episode #3 - How Semiconductor and Hi-Tech / Electronic Customers Are Leveraging AWS

Decreasing time to market and helping you create new products that fundamentally change the way you do business are two of the biggest business benefits of AWS. Customers such as consumer robotics maker iRobot and semiconductor maker MediaTek have slashed their development and testing times while r…

#423: AWS Solutions Constructs

In this episode, Simon is joined by Ryan Hayes (Solutions Developer, AWS) as he introduces AWS Solutions Constructs and discusses how it can help you build faster using multi-service architecture patterns paired with best practice defaults. Visit our website, GitHub and Docs pages for more informat…

#422: Amazon Fraud Detector

Start identifying potential online fraud faster and easier with Amazon Fraud Detector. Amazon Fraud Detector is a fully managed service that uses machine learning (ML) and more than 20 years of fraud detection expertise from Amazon to help customers detect common types of online fraud. Today Simon …

#421: AWS Well-Architected Machine Learning Lens

This week Simon is joined by Rodney Lester, Senior Solutions Architect, and Sireesha Muppala, Principle Solutions Architect. They'll provide a recap of the AWS well architected framework and introduce the Machine Learning lens white paper that provides guidance on building ML workloads on AWS. http…

#420: January 2021 Update Show 1

Simon takes you through more updates and new things to explore! Chapters: 01:03 AWS Marketplace, 01:43 Analytics, 12:03 Application Integration, 13:41 Block Chain, 14:06 Business Applications, 14:16 Compute, 17:37 Cost Management, 18:09 Customer Engagement, 18:33 Database, 20:46 Developer Tools, 22…

#419: [Right Now @ AWS] Episode #2 - Migrating Specialized Workloads

After migrating a thousand enterprises to AWS, we’ve learned a one-size-fits-all migration approach does not meet all workload needs. Specialized workloads that are mission critical to your business, such as SAP and databases, require migration expertise and a customized plan. But how to do that at…

#418: [INTRODUCING] Amazon Monitron and Amazon Lookout for Equipment

AWS helps leading industrial customers transform their business with the broadest set of cloud services and solutions, and an extensive partner network, while taking advantage of the highest standards for privacy and data security. Today Simon is joined by Kartik Dalal and Brant Swidler to learn mo…

#417: [INTRODUCING] AWS Fault Injection Simulator (FIS)

Today Simon is joined by Laura Thomson, Senior Product Manager at AWS, to talk about the newly announced Fault Injection Simulator (FIS) which offers a fully managed chaos engineering solution. They'll dive into what chaos engineering really means, how it can help make your applications more resili…

#416: [INTRODUCING] AWS CloudShell

AWS CloudShell is a browser-based shell that makes it easy to securely interact with your AWS resources. CloudShell is pre-authenticated with your console credentials and common development and operations tools are pre-installed, so no local installation or configuration is required. Today Simon is…

#415: [INTRODUCING] AWS SaaS Boost

Software as a Service (SaaS) is more than movement, its a lifestyle. Simon is joined by Adrian De Luca, Head of Partner Solutions Architecture at AWS to discuss the organizational cultural shift, dives into building with SaaS architectural principles and walks through new announcements at re:Invent…

#414: AWS Re:Invent 2020 Episode 3

In the final of our 2020 Re:Invent series, Simon takes you though some new capabilities in systems management and IoT.

#413: AWS Re:Invent 2020 Episode 2

Simon updates you on the second keynote including some great Amazon SageMaker announcements, S3 updates and a new Region announcement!