AWS New Services And Features Announced In Re:Invent
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During the AWS reInvent 2014, AWS announced the following new services and features.

AWS New Services And Features Announced In ReInvent

Here is a quick overview of these new services and features:

AWS Key Management Service

AWS Key Management Service (KMS) is a managed service that makes it easy for users to create and control the encryption keys used to encrypt data, and stores users’ keys using hardened systems.

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AWS Config (Preview)

AWS Config is a fully managed service that provides users with an AWS resource inventory, configuration history, and configuration change notifications to enable security and governance.

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AWS Service Catalog

AWS Service Catalog is a service that allows administrators to create and manage approved catalogues of resources that end users can then access via a personalized portal. AWS Service Catalog will be available in early 2015.

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AWS CodeDeploy

AWS CodeDeploy is a service that automates code deployments to Amazon EC2 instances. AWS CodeDeploy makes it easier for users to rapidly release new features, helps users avoid downtime during deployment, and handles the complexity of updating applications.

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AWS CodeCommit

AWS CodeCommit is a secure, highly scalable, managed source control service that hosts private Git repositories. CodeCommit eliminates the need for users to operate their own source control system or worry about scaling its infrastructure. CodeCommit will be available in early 2015.

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AWS CodePipeline

AWS CodePipeline is a continuous delivery and releases automation service that aids smooth deployments. Users can design a development workflow for checking in code, building the code, deploying the application into staging, testing it, and releasing it to production. Users can integrate 3rd party tools into any step of the release process or users can use CodePipeline as an end-to-end solution. CodePipeline will be available in early 2015.

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Amazon RDS For Aurora

Amazon Aurora is a MySQL-compatible, relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases. Amazon Aurora joins MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and PostgreSQL as the fifth database engine available to customers through Amazon RDS.

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Amazon EC2 Container Service

Amazon EC2 Container Service is a highly scalable, high-performance container management service that supports Docker containers and allows users to easily run distributed applications on a managed cluster of Amazon EC2 instances.

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AWS Lambda

AWS Lambda is a compute service that runs user’s code in response to events and automatically manages the compute resources for users, making it easy to build applications that respond quickly to new information.

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Amazon EC2 C4 Instances

Coming soon, C4 instances represent the next generation of Amazon EC2 Compute-optimized instances. C4 instances are based on Intel Xeon E5-2666 v3 (Haswell) processors that run at a high clock speed of 2.9 GHz, and are designed to deliver the highest level of processor performance on EC2.

More info here.

Amazon EBS

AWS will be increasing the performance and size of General Purpose (SSD) and Provisioned IOPS (SSD) volumes. Users will be able to create volumes of up to 16 TB and 10,000 IOPS for Amazon EBS General Purpose (SSD) volumes and up to 16 TB and 20,000 IOPS for Amazon EBS Provisioned IOPS (SSD) volumes.

More info here.

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