AWS adds Operations Management to Large Enterprises. After years of testing, Amazon Web Services Inc. has launched a new service for infrastructure management and operations management. This service is targeted at large-scale datacenters looking to migrate to the cloud. The new service, AWS Managed Services (MS), provides a managed framework to deal with policies, best practices, operational procedures, and other work required by large organizations. Jeff Barr, AWS spokesperson, stated that IT staff are responsible for installing software, patching, monitoring operations, taking and recovering backups, and dealing in security and operational emergencies. It simplifies deployment, migration, management, and support by dedicated Amazon employees. Barr stated that AWS MS offers the following features:

Monitoring and resolution of incidents Change control Provisioning Management of patches Access […]

According to Amazon Web Services, AWS Adds.NET and Java Support in Cloud Development Kit. Support for.NET (and Java) are two of the most widely used development approaches. This announcement was made last week by Amazon Web Services. The open-source AWS CDK hit general availability last July, sporting an an infrastructure-as-code approach that could initially be used with TypeScript/JavaScript and Python. C# and Java were available in developer previews at the time. AWS cloud developers can use the CDK to model and provision cloud resources using services like AWS CloudFormation. Martin Beeby, AWS’s director of cloud services, stated that the AWS CDK allows you to create, compose, and share custom resources that meet your requirements. The AWS CDK can be used to model a VPC with its associated routing configurations and security configurations. The code could be wrapped into a construct, and shared with the rest. This will allow you to start creating libraries of these constructs which you can use to standardize how your organization creates AWS resources. AWS says defining infrastructure as code enables developers to:

Keep application code and infrastructure in the same repository Make infrastructure changes […]