AWS Weekly Roundup: Amazon Q, Amazon QuickSight, AWS CodeArtifact, Amazon Bedrock, and extra (Could 6, 2024)


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April has been filled with new releases! Final week continued that pattern with many new releases supporting a wide range of domains similar to safety, analytics, devops, and lots of extra, in addition to extra thrilling new capabilities inside generative AI.

In case you missed the AWS Summit London 2024, now you can watch the classes on demand, together with the keynote by Tanuja Randery, VP & Advertising and marketing Director, EMEA, and most of the break-out classes which can proceed to be launched over the approaching weeks.

Final week’s launches
Listed below are a few of the highlights that caught my consideration this week:

Handbook and automated rollback from any stage in AWS CodePipeline – Now you can rollback any stage, apart from Supply, to any beforehand recognized good state in if you happen to use a V2 pipeline in AWS CodePipeline. You’ll be able to configure automated rollback which can use the supply modifications from the newest profitable pipeline execution within the case of failure, or you possibly can provoke a guide rollback for any stage from the console, API or SDK and select which pipeline execution you wish to use for the rollback.

AWS CodeArtifact now helps RubyGems – Ruby neighborhood, rejoice, now you can retailer your gems in AWS CodeArtifact! You’ll be able to combine it with RubyGems.org, and CodeArtifact will mechanically fetch any gems requested by the shopper and retailer them regionally in your CodeArtifact repository. Meaning that you may have a centralized place for each your first-party and public gems so builders can entry their dependencies from a single supply.

Ruby-repo screenshot

Create a repository in AWS CodeArtifact and select “rubygems-store” to attach your repository to RubyGems.org on the “Public upstream repositories” dropdown.

Amazon EventBridge Pipes now helps occasion supply by means of AWS PrivateLink – Now you can ship occasions to an Amazon EventBridge Pipes goal with out traversing the general public web by utilizing AWS PrivateLink. You’ll be able to ballot for occasions in a non-public subnet in your Amazon Digital Non-public Cloud (VPC) with out having to deploy any further infrastructure to maintain your visitors non-public.

Amazon Bedrock launches proceed. Now you can run scalable, enterprise-grade generative AI workloads with Cohere Command R & R+. And Amazon Titan Textual content V2 is now optimized for bettering Retrieval-Augmented Era (RAG).

AWS Trusted Advisor – final 12 months we launched Trusted Advisor APIs enabling you to programmatically devour suggestions. A brand new API is accessible now that you should use to exclude sources from suggestions.

Amazon EC2 – there have been two new nice launches this week for EC2 customers. Now you can mark your AMIs as “protected” to keep away from them being deregistered by chance. You too can now simply uncover your energetic AMIs by merely describing them.

Amazon CodeCatalyst – now you can view your git commit historical past within the CodeCatalyst console.

Basic Availability
Many new companies and capabilities turned typically obtainable this week.

Amazon Q in QuickSight – Amazon Q has introduced generative BI to Amazon QuickSight supplying you with the power to construct stunning dashboards mechanically just by utilizing pure language and it’s now typically obtainable. To get began, head to the Quicksight Pricing web page to discover all choices or begin a 30-day free trial which permits as much as 4 customers per QuickSight account to make use of all the brand new generative AI options.

With the brand new generative AI options enabled by Amazon Q in Amazon QuickSight you should use pure language queries to construct, kind and filter dashboards. (supply: AWS Documentation)

Amazon Q Enterprise (GA) and Amazon Q Apps (Preview) – Additionally typically obtainable now could be Amazon Q Enterprise which we launched final 12 months at AWS re:Invent 2023 with the power to attach seamlessly with over 40 common enterprise techniques, together with Microsoft 365, Salesforce, Amazon Easy Storage Service (Amazon S3), Gmail, and so many extra. This enables Amazon Q Enterprise to learn about your small business so your staff can generate content material, resolve issues, and take actions which can be particular to your small business.

We’ve got additionally launched help for customized plug-ins, so now you possibly can create your individual integrations with any third-party utility.

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With basic availability of Amazon Q Enterprise we’ve additionally launched the power to create your individual customized plugins to connect with any third-party API.

One other spotlight of this launch is the launch of Amazon Q Apps, which lets you rapidly generate an app out of your dialog with Amazon Q Enterprise, or by describing what you want to it to generate for you. All guardrails from Amazon Q Enterprise apply, and it’s simple to share your apps with colleagues by means of an admin-managed library. Amazon Q Apps is in preview now.

Try Channy Yun’s publish for a deeper dive into Amazon Q Enterprise and Amazon Q Apps, which guides you thru these new options.

Amazon Q Developer – you possibly can use Q Developer to fully change your developer movement. It has all of the capabilities of what was beforehand referred to as Amazon CodeWhisperer, similar to Q&A, diagnosing frequent errors, producing code together with assessments, and lots of extra. Now it has expanded, so you should use it to generate SQL, and construct knowledge integration pipelines utilizing pure language. In preview, it could describe sources in your AWS account and assist you retrieve and analyze value knowledge from AWS Value Explorer.

For a full checklist of AWS bulletins, you should definitely keep watch over the ‘What’s New with AWS?‘ web page.

Different AWS information
Listed below are some further initiatives, weblog posts, and information gadgets that you just would possibly discover fascinating:

AWS open supply information and updates – My colleague Ricardo writes about open supply initiatives, instruments, and occasions from the AWS Group.

Uncover Claude 3 – In case you’re a developer in search of an excellent supply to get began with Claude 3 them I like to recommend this nice publish from my colleague Haowen Huang: Mastering Amazon Bedrock with Claude 3: Developer’s Information with Demos.

Upcoming AWS occasions
Verify your calendars and join upcoming AWS occasions:

AWS Summits – Be a part of free on-line and in-person occasions that carry the cloud computing neighborhood collectively to attach, collaborate, and study AWS. Register in your nearest metropolis: Singapore (Could 7), Seoul (Could 16–17), Hong Kong (Could 22), Milan (Could 23), Stockholm (June 4), and Madrid (June 5).

AWS re:Inforce – Discover 2.5 days of immersive cloud safety studying within the age of generative AI at AWS re:Inforce, June 10–12 in Pennsylvania.

AWS Group Days – Be a part of community-led conferences that characteristic technical discussions, workshops, and hands-on labs led by skilled AWS customers and trade leaders from all over the world: Turkey (Could 18), Midwest | Columbus (June 13), Sri Lanka (June 27), Cameroon (July 13), Nigeria (August 24), and New York (August 28).

GOTO EDA Day LondonBe a part of us in London on Could 14 to study event-driven architectures (EDA) for constructing extremely scalable, fault tolerant, and extensible functions. This convention is organized by GOTO, AWS, and companions.

Browse all upcoming AWS led in-person and digital occasions and developer-focused occasions.

That’s all for this week. Verify again subsequent Monday for an additional Weekly Roundup!

Matheus Guimaraes

This publish is a part of our Weekly Roundup sequence. Verify again every week for a fast roundup of fascinating information and bulletins from AWS!



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