AWS This Week

AWS This Week: Systems Manager welcomes Incident Manager, SQL Server now on AWS Outposts

Episode description

Alex Galvin is here with your weekly dose of AWS news and updates! This week, AWS Systems Manager introduces a new feature to respond to application and infrastructure issues at any scale, and resolve incidents faster and AWS frameworks and best practices are added to the automated Audit Manager. Plus, you can now create a Microsoft database on-prem with RDS, and new AWS local zones launch.

Note: Incident Manager was incorrectly noted in-video as cost free. As per the Systems Manager Pricing page ( it is $7 per response plan per month.

Introduction (0:00)
AWS Systems Manager adds Incident Manager (0:45)
New Frameworks for AWS Audit Manager (1:42)
SQL Server arrives on AWS Outposts (2:24)
AWS launches new Local Zones (2:58)

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  • Resolve IT Incidents Faster with Incident Manager, a New Capability of AWS Systems Manager:
  • AWS Audit Manager now offers three new frameworks – NIST Cybersecurity Framework version 1.1, AWS Foundational Security Best Practices, and AWS Well-Architected framework:
  • Announcing Amazon RDS for SQL Server on AWS Outposts:
  • AWS Local Zones Are Now Open in Boston, Miami, and Houston:

Series description

Join our ACG hosts as they recap the most important developments in the AWS world from the past week. Keeping up with ever-changing world of cloud can be difficult, so let us do the hard work sifting through announcements to bring you the best of what's new with AWS This Week.

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