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Announcements from Adam Selipsky Keynote at re:Invent 2023

Announcements from Adam Selipsky Keynote at re:Invent 2023

re:Invent 2023 keynote

Published Jan 16, 2024

Amazon S3 Express One Zone is a high-performance, single-Availability Zone storage class purpose-built to deliver consistent single-digit millisecond data access for your most frequently accessed data and latency-sensitive applications.
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AWS Graviton4 is the latest in the Graviton family of processors that are custom designed by AWS to provide the best price performance for workloads in Amazon EC2. They provide up to 30% better compute performance compared to AWS Graviton3 processors.
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Graviton4 provides up to 30% better compute performance, 50% more cores, and 75% more memory bandwidth than current generation Graviton3 processors, delivering the best price performance and energy efficiency for a broad range of workloads running on Amazon EC2.
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Knowledge Bases gives you a fully managed RAG experience and the easiest way to get started with RAG in Amazon Bedrock.
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With custom models, you can create unique user experiences that reflect your company’s style, voice, and services.
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Agents can plan and perform business tasks, such as answering questions about product availability or taking orders.
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Customers can create multiple guardrails tailored to different use cases and apply them across multiple FMs, providing a consistent user experience and standardizing safety controls across generative AI applications.
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Amazon Q, a new generative AI–powered assistant that is specifically designed for work and can be tailored to your business to have conversations, solve problems, generate content, and take actions using the data and expertise found in your company’s information repositories, code, and enterprise systems.
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Amazon Q can help you use best practices to architect applications, explain source code and implement application functionality right in the IDE, upgrade application versions, and troubleshoot errors like network connectivity issues. Amazon Q has been trained on 17 years of high-quality AWS examples and documentation to provide guidance for every step of the process of building, deploying, maintaining, and operating applications on AWS.
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Amazon Q Code Transformation can perform Java application upgrades now, from version 8 and 11 to version 17, a Java Long-Term Support (LTS) release, and it will soon be able to transform Windows-based .NET Framework applications to cross-platform .NET.
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Amazon Q in QuickSight suggests sample questions to start, generates mini dashboards presenting related data to explain answer context, and provides best available answers for vague questions. For example, a prompt of “marketing campaigns” can summarize lead generation across marketing campaigns, with a breakdown by individual campaigns over time.
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Amazon Q in Connect delivers real-time recommendations that help contact center agents resolve customer issues quickly and accurately, helping improve both agent productivity and customer satisfaction.
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Zero-ETL integrations with Amazon Redshift enable customers to access their data in place using federated queries or ingest it into Amazon Redshift with a fully managed solution from across their databases.
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Amazon DynamoDB zero-ETL integration with Amazon OpenSearch Service provides customers advanced search capabilities, such as full-text and vector search, on their Amazon DynamoDB data.
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With AI recommendations for descriptions in Amazon DataZone, data consumers can identify data tables and columns required for analysis, which enhances data discoverability and cuts down on back-and-forth communications with data producers.
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The full keynote is available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMfn9_nTDbM

Eyal Estrin is a cloud and information security architect, and the author of the book Cloud Security Handbook, with more than 20 years in the IT industry. You can connect with him on Twitter.
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