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


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

Should you missed the AWS Summit London 2024, now you can watch the sessions on demand, together with the keynote by Tanuja Randery, VP & Advertising and marketing Director, EMEA, and most of the break-out periods which is able to 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:

Manual and automatic rollback from any stage in AWS CodePipeline – Now you can rollback any stage, apart from Supply, to any beforehand identified good state in in case you use a V2 pipeline in AWS CodePipeline. You possibly can configure computerized rollback which is able to use the supply adjustments from the latest profitable pipeline execution within the case of failure, or you may provoke a guide rollback for any stage from the console, API or SDK and select which pipeline execution you need to use for the rollback.

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

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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 supports event delivery through 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 possibly can ballot for occasions in a personal subnet in your Amazon Virtual Private 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 Text V2 is now optimized for improving Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG).

AWS Trusted Advisor – final 12 months we launched Trusted Advisor APIs enabling you to programmatically eat suggestions. A brand new API is obtainable now that you should utilize to exclude resources from recommendations.

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 accidentally. You may also now easily discover your active AMIs by simply describing them.

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

Normal Availability
Many new providers and capabilities grew to become usually obtainable this week.

Amazon Q in QuickSight – Amazon Q has introduced generative BI to Amazon QuickSight providing you with the power to construct stunning dashboards robotically just by utilizing pure language and it’s now usually obtainable. To get began, head to the Quicksight Pricing 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 utilize pure language queries to construct, kind and filter dashboards. (supply: AWS Documentation)

Amazon Q Business (GA) and Amazon Q Apps (Preview) – Additionally usually obtainable now’s Amazon Q Business which we launched final 12 months at AWS re:Invent 2023 with the power to attach seamlessly with over 40 widespread enterprise techniques, together with Microsoft 365, Salesforce, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Gmail, and so many extra. This permits Amazon Q Enterprise to learn about what you are promoting so your workers can generate content material, clear up issues, and take actions which can be particular to what you are promoting.

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

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With basic availability of Amazon Q Enterprise now we have additionally launched the power to create your individual customized plugins to hook up with any third-party API.

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

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

Amazon Q Developer – you may use Q Developer to completely change your developer flow. It has all of the capabilities of what was beforehand generally known as Amazon CodeWhisperer, comparable to Q&A, diagnosing frequent errors, producing code together with checks, and lots of extra. Now it has expanded, so you should utilize it to generate SQL, and construct information integration pipelines utilizing pure language. In preview, it could actually describe assets in your AWS account and enable you to retrieve and analyze value information from AWS Value Explorer.

For a full record of AWS bulletins, remember to keep watch over the ‘What’s New with AWS?‘ web page.

Different AWS information
Listed below are some further initiatives, weblog posts, and information objects 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 – Should you’re a developer on the lookout for a very good 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 Guide 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 convey the cloud computing group collectively to attach, collaborate, and study AWS. Register in your nearest metropolis: Singapore (Might 7), Seoul (Might 16–17), Hong Kong (Might 22), Milan (Might 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 function technical discussions, workshops, and hands-on labs led by professional AWS customers and trade leaders from all over the world: Turkey (Might 18), Midwest | Columbus (June 13), Sri Lanka (June 27), Cameroon (July 13), Nigeria (August 24), and New York (August 28).

GOTO EDA Day LondonJoin us in London on May 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 virtual events and developer-focused events.

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 collection. Verify again every week for a fast roundup of fascinating information and bulletins from AWS!



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