Meetup - January 2019 - AWS re:Invent 2018 Recap

January 2019 -Meetup Update - AWS re:Invent 2018 Recap

AWS re:Invent 2018 recap was conducted by Abhilash Nair, AWS User Group Kochi Co-Organizer.


AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by Amazon Web Services for the global cloud computing community. The event features keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, access to more than 2,000 technical sessions, a partner expo, after-hours events, and so much more.

Abhilash Nair traveled to the US and attended the conference with other AWS User Group Leaders in India. He shared his experience in attending the biggest community conference in the world and followed by a deep presentation about all new service announcements.


Few announcements

  • Amazon Managed Blockchain
  • EC2 A1 Instance (powered by AWS Graviton Processors)
  • EC2 C5n (100 Gbps of networking throughput)
  • Firecracker (open sources Firecracker virtualization technology)
  • Amazon EC2 P3dn instances (faster networking, new processors, doubling of GPU memory and additional vCPUs )
  • On-Demand Hibernate
  • Lambda as a Target for Application Load Balancer
  • AWS License Manager
  • Amazon Quantum Ledger Database
  • DynamoDB On-Demand
  • Amazon Aurora Global Database
  • Amazon Timestream
  • AWS DeepRacer
  • Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth
  • Amazon Forecast
  • Amazon Comprehend Medical
  • Amazon Elastic Inference
  • Amazon Textract
  • Amazon CloudWatch Logs Insights
  • AWS Well-Architected Tool
  • AWS Control Tower
  • AWS Serverless Application Repository
  • AWS Marketplace for Containers
  • Private Marketplace
  • AWS Marketplace for Machine Learning
  • AWS Transfer for SFTP
  • AWS DataSync
  • AWS Global Accelerator
  • AWS Transit Gateway
  • Elastic Fabric Adapter
  • AWS App Mesh
  • AWS Cloud Map
  • AWS RoboMaker
  • AWS Ground Station
  • AWS Security Hub
  • Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive
  • S3 Intelligent-Tiering
  • Amazon EBS Doubles Max Performance of io1 Volumes

and the list goes on.....

Here are some important links to AWS re:Invent 2018:

Stay tuned for upcoming meetups!