At re: Invent, Amazon announced re: Post, a Q&A service that will replace the AWS forums and provide crowdsourced and expert-reviewed answers to technical questions about AWS.
The new service is aimed at developers who have technical questions about AWS services, discuss design or deployment issues, or are preparing for AWS certifications. Users can post questions and answers, do a full text search, while community experts moderate and validate the content. Users can earn reputation points in a number of ways, such as providing accepted responses, reviewing feedback from other users, or obtaining AWS certifications.
Steve Roberts, Developer Advocate at AWS, explains how the service came about:
For the past four years, AWS re: Post has been used internally by AWS employees to assist customers with their cloud journey. Today the same trusted technical …