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Amazon Athena now lets you store results in the format that best fits your analytics use case. Using Athena’s new UNLOAD statement, you can format results in your choice of Parquet, Avro, ORC, JSON or delimited text. Athena’s SQL-based interface and support for open formats are well suited for creating extract, transform, and load (ETL) pipelines […]
Mainframe modernization has been a hot topic over the past decade or so. Many people have predicted the demise of mainframe times. But the mainframe is standing tall, strong and growing. Over time, the term “modernization” itself is manifested in many ways. So to even begin the modernization conversation, we need to define what modernization […]
Since our last update in March 2021, AWS CloudFormation has expanded the CloudFormation Registry to support 79 new resource types between April and July 2021 (see the complete list at the end of this post). A resource type includes schema (resource properties and handler permissions) and handlers that control API interactions with the underlying AWS […]
Amazon S3 on Outposts now supports sharing of S3 capacity across multiple accounts within an organization using AWS Resource Access Manager (RAM). Multiple teams within your organization can now create and manage buckets, access points, and endpoints on S3 on Outposts. Read More for the details.
You can now use Private Link for Azure Managed HSM to protect sensitive traffic between different Azure and on-premises services. Read More for the details.