– If you’ve been waiting for EC2 server instance size to reach “yowzers!”, you’ll be pleased with the new High Memory family (up to 12TB in memory).
– It may seem trivial, but knowing that changes to tags have been made via Cloudwatch events can save you a whole lot of hassle if you’re using tags like you’re supposed to.
– Managing directories across multiple AWS accounts just got easier with AWS Managed Microsoft AD now able to share a single directory across multiple AWS accounts.
– Ensure your SQL database doesn’t get deleted by accident in Amazon RDS by enabling deletion prevention. Seems like a good idea to me.
– Serverless can sound daunting, but this list of AWS Lambda use cases give practical and accessible use cases.
– Bringing your own IP address to AWS is something new and very useful. But it’s not a walk in the park, as this guide indicates.
– How to predict financial markets using neural networks. Not for the faint-hearted.
– Read why you shouldn’t use Facebook to log-in to other sites (your info may have been hacked along with tens of millions of others)
We’re always on the look-out for impressive use cases, and once again we’ve found one right here in SA. Jumo has been in the news a lot lately for securing a significant round of funding, but their use of technology, underpinned by AWS, is a great example of how cloud opens up opportunities for innovators. We had to dig back 3 years for this insight into their approach to provide context for this short video about their use of AWS.
In the second episode that looks at interesting “born in the cloud” startups, we chat to Celina Lee, CEO of Zindi, a cloud platform that aims to solve Africa’s toughest challenges using machine learning and AI.
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