AWS Graviton Weekly # 39

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Issue # 39: May 26th, 2023 to June 2nd, 2023

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Welcome to Issue # 39 of AWS Graviton Weekly, which will be focused on sharing everything that happened in the past week related to AWS Silicon: from May 26th, 2023 to June 2nd, 2023.

In this issue you will find:

  • A very interesting video about how to use Porting Advisor for Graviton
  • An upcoming virtual Graviton Essentials event
  • Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL now supports HypoPG
  • Amazon Security Lake is now GA
  • AWS announces new AWS Direct Connect location in Santiago, Chile
  • Arm launches Total Compute Solutions (TCS23)

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Amazon Security Lake is now generally available

Today, AWS announces the general availability of Amazon Security Lake. This service automatically centralizes security data from AWS environments, SaaS providers, on-premises environments, and cloud sources into a purpose-built data lake stored in your account. Security Lake makes it easier to analyze security data, gain a more comprehensive understanding of security across your entire organization, and improve the protection of your workloads, applications, and data. Security Lake automates the collection and management of your security data from multiple accounts and AWS Regions, so you can use your preferred analytics tools while retaining complete control and ownership over your security data. Security Lake has adopted the Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework (OCSF), an open standard. With OCSF support, the service normalizes and combines security data from AWS and a broad range of enterprise security data sources.

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Amazon ECR adds as a supported upstream for pull through cache repositories

Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR) now includes
With the release of Kubernetes 1.25, the Kubernetes project registry started a migration to a new community-owned registry solution to help distribute images more efficiently, with data layers hosted across a number of cloud providers including AWS. As of Kubernetes 1.27, releases are only published to this new registry solution and a redirect from the old registry is in place. Kubernetes project guidance suggests users mirror release images in their own repos if possible, and points to adopting managed offerings when available.
ECR customers can create pull through cache rules to sync images from non-authenticated upstream public registries automatically in ECR. Creating a pull through cache rule is done in a single operation, mapping an upstream registry to a namespace in their ECR registry. Once set, images can be pulled through ECR from the upstream, and images are kept in sync by ECR automatically.

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Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL now supports HypoPG for creating hypothetical indexes

Indexes are a way to accelerate queries in PostgreSQL, however, building indexes in a production system requires additional storage and may not necessarily improve the performance of slow-running queries. The HypoPG extension lets you test the impact of adding an index without having to build it, and lets you determine if you should build an index before using CPU and storage resources. HypoPG helps to provide you insight into whether the PostgreSQL query planner will choose to use an index and any performance benefits that result from the use of the index.

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AWS is on a mission to port open RAN to Arm and end x86 monopoly, by Ian Morris (News Editor at Light Reading)

But AWS is one of several outsiders now bashing away at Intel's throne, and it comes with the biggest hammer. AWS became a chipmaker in early 2015 when it bought a semiconductor business called Annapurna Labs, reportedly for about $370 million. The Israeli start-up had been a licensee of Arm, a British company whose chip designs feature in most smartphones. Building on what Annapurna began, AWS soon produced its own Arm-based chip. Branded Graviton, it is aimed not at smartphones but at replacing x86 CPUs in its vast data centers. Last year, it notched up a small but significant 3% share of the market, according to Counterpoint's data.

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AWS Graviton Case Study: Bedrock

Big Data : comment Bedrock, fondé par le Groupe M6 et RTL Group, a décuplé ses capacités pour offrir une meilleure expérience client à ses 45 millions d’utilisateurs avec AWS Graviton

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AWS + BuildKite: Scale your AWS compute with full build control

Working closely with AWS, we’ve ensured the Buildkite Elastic CI Stack has best-in-class Graviton support–enabling you to set up highly scalable infrastructure for your teams powered by the fastest AWS compute.

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[VIDEO] How to: Porting Advisor For Graviton, by Vishal Manan (Sr. Graviton Specialist at AWS)

Porting large code bases to Graviton-based EC2 can be a challenge. We will address how
Porting Advisor is an open-source command line tool that analyzes source code and generates a report highlighting missing and outdated libraries and code constructs that may require modification along with recommendations for alternatives.

[VIDEO] AWS Serverless Innovation Day: AWS On Air ft. Optimizing for Cost using Amazon ECS, by Scott Coulton (Principal Developer Advocate at AWS)

In this session, we will show you how to reduce operational overhead from the control plane with Amazon ECS. Come learn how to use containers for binpacking workloads, efficient scaling techniques, cost savings plans, co-pilot, blueprints, and Graviton.
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[VIDEO] Differentiation with AWS Compute, by Art Baudo (Principal Product Marketing Manager at AWS) and Martin Yip (Senior Manager, Product Marketing at AWS)

Join us to learn about the latest Innovations from AWS. We'll talk about how you can take advantage of recent Amazon EC2 launches. This webinar will help you understand Amazon EC2 instances and how you can use them to deliver on your pricing, performance, and sustainability goals.

[VIDEO] Do Mac ao Graviton: como a AWS pode oferecer suporte a todos os aplicativos? - Português,


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Graviton Essentials - Virtual Developer Day (Wednesday, July 12 2023 | 9:00AM - 5:00PM PDT) Live Virtual & Interactive

AWS Migration Meetup: June 7, 4 PM CEST | Online, with Evgeny Ershov (EMEA Business Development Manager at Amazon Web Services), Rostyslav Fedynyshyn (Data Solutions Architect | Head of Data & Analytics Practices at N-iX) and Moderator: Wiktoria Dalach, Senior Software and Security Engineer

[AWS Summit Toronto] What's new in Amazon EC2, with Pierre Tessier (Honeycomb) and Martin Yip (AWS) (June 14 from 4:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.)

Amazon EC2 provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud and makes web-scale computing easier. It is a foundational service for AWS and offers a wide variety of compute instances that are well suited for virtually every use case, from static websites to on-demand supercomputing, and it’s available with flexible pricing options. This session provides an overview of what’s new in the Amazon EC2 portfolio, including updates on capabilities, instance families, storage and networking functionality, and edge and hybrid offerings. Come learn how is leveraging AWS Graviton–based instances to reduce latency at lower costs and with fewer instances

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Marcos Ortiz

I'm a Data Engineer by day at Riot Games (via X-Team ) and by night, I curate the last news/product announcements/resources about AWS Silicon (Graviton, AWS Nitro, Inferentia, and Trainium).

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