AWS Monthly Webinar Series

New Services and Features Launched at AWS re:Invent 2016

Throughout December and January, we’ll cover the new services and features that were launched at re:Invent 2016. These tech talk sessions will help you quickly learn about our new capabilities and how you can apply them to your applications. The sessions will be led by AWS solutions architects and engineers, featuring live demonstrations followed by Q&A with AWS experts.

Artificial Intelligence

  • Amazon Lex: A service for building conversational interfaces using voice and text.
  • Amazon Rekognition: A service that makes it easy to add image analysis to your applications.
  • Amazon Polly: A service that turns text into lifelike speech.


  • Amazon Athena: An interactive query service that makes it easy to analyze data in Amazon S3 using SQL.
  • Amazon QuickSight: Business analytics for everyone.

Application Services

  • AWS Step Functions: A new, fully managed service that makes it easy to coordinate the components of distributed applications and microservices using visual workflows.

Desktop & App Streaming

  • Amazon AppStream 2.0: Stream desktop apps securely from the AWS cloud directly to users on the device of their choice, and eliminate the need to rewrite them for the cloud.


  • Amazon EC2 F1: A new compute instance with programmable hardware for application acceleration.
  • Amazon EC2 Systems Manager: Automate important management tasks such as collecting system inventory, applying OS patches, automating image creation, and configuring OS and applications at scale.
  • Amazon Lightsail: The easiest way to launch and manage a virtual private server with AWS.
  • AWS Batch: Learn how to start processing large-scale batch jobs with ease.
  • Free Hands-on Training: Learn about running Windows on AWS.
  • Amazon EC2 Instances: An overview of the Amazon EC2 instance platform, key platform features, and the concept of instance generations.
  • AWS Lambda: Run code without provisioning or managing servers.

Console Tools


  • Blox: A collection of open source software that enables customers to build custom schedulers and integrate third-party schedulers on top of ECS.


  • Amazon with PostgreSQL Compatibility: Learn about the preview access of Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL Compatibility.
  • Amazon Aurora: A MySQL-compatible relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases.

Developer Tools


  • AWS Greengrass: A software that lets you run local compute, messaging and data caching for connected devices.

Management Tools

  • Chef Automate: Learn how to automate operations with Chef Automate.


  • Amazon Pinpoint: Run targeted campaigns and improve user engagement in mobile apps.

Networking & CDN


  • Amazon Shield: A managed DDoS protection service that safeguards your web applications using Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), Amazon CloudFront, and Amazon Route 53.

Storage & Content