Cloud Tracker on AWS: New data flow simulator with AWS Step Functions, and more

Cloud Tracker on AWS: New data flow simulator with AWS Step Functions, and more

Join cloud strategist and Pluralsight author David Tucker for Cloud Tracker, your source for the the latest news, updates and resources you need to stay up to speed in the fast-moving world of the cloud. Today, learn about new features …

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Join cloud strategist and Pluralsight author David Tucker for Cloud Tracker, your source for the the latest news, updates and resources you need to stay up to speed in the fast-moving world of the cloud. Today, learn about new features available on Amazon Athena, AWS Step Functions’ addition of a new Data Flow Simulator, Amazon SageMaker’s price reductions and more!

AWS Step Functions adds new data flow simulator for modelling input and output processing: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2021/04/aws-step-functions-adds-new-data-flow-simulator-for-modelling-input-and-output-processing/

Announcing general availability of Amazon Athena ML powered by Amazon SageMaker: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2021/04/announcing-general-availability-of-amazon-athena-ml-powered-by-amazon-sagemaker/

Detecting anomalous values by invoking the Amazon Athena machine learning inference function: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/big-data/detecting-anomalous-values-by-invoking-the-amazon-athena-machine-learning-inference-function/

User Defined Functions (UDF) are now generally available for Amazon Athena: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2021/04/user-defined-functions-udf-are-now-generally-available-for-amazon-athena/

Introducing OpenSearch: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/opensource/introducing-opensearch/ Amazon Elasticsearch Service announces support for Elasticsearch version 7.10: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2021/04/amazon-elasticsearch-service-announces-support-for-elasticsearch-version-7-10/

Amazon Elasticsearch Service announces support for Asynchronous Search: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2021/04/amazon-elasticsearch-service-announces-support-asynchronous-support/

Amazon Elasticsearch Service now supports integration with Microsoft Power BI: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2021/04/amazon-elasticsearch-service-now-supports-integration-with-microsoft-power-bi/

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling introduces Warm Pools to accelerate scale out while saving money: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2021/04/amazon-ec2-auto-scaling-introduces-warm-pools-accelerate-scale-out-while-saving-money/

Updates:

Introducing cross-Region event routing with Amazon EventBridge: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/compute/introducing-cross-region-event-routing-with-amazon-eventbridge/

Swift Package Manager Support for Amplify: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/mobile/swift-package-manager-support-for-amplify/

Amazon API Gateway custom domain names now support multi-level base path mappings: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2021/03/amazon-api-gateway-custom-domain-names-support-multi-level-base-path-mappings/

Introducing AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio support for AWS SSO and Assume Role with MFA: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/developer/introducing-aws-toolkit-for-visual-studio-support-for-aws-sso-and-assume-role-with-mfa/

AWS announces general availability of AQUA for Amazon Redshift: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2021/04/aws-announces-general-availability-of-aqua-for-amazon-redshift/

Amazon SageMaker announces a price reduction by up to 14% on instances and SageMaker Savings Plans with up to 64% cost saving: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2021/04/amazon-sagemaker-announces-a-price-reduction-in-instances-and-sagemaker-savings-plan/

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About the author

David is a Webby Award winning cloud development consultant that focuses on cloud native web, mobile, and IoT applications. For over fifteen years as a consultant David has led custom software development on emerging platforms for companies such as FedEx, AT&T, Sony Music, Intel, Comcast, Herman Miller, Principal Financial, and Adobe (as well as many others). David regularly writes and speaks on the digital landscape with published works for O’Reilly and Lynda.com. He has written for Mashable, Smashing Magazine, and VentureBeat, and he has spoken at events like AdTech, Interop, and Adobe Max.

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