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Amazon SimpleDB Consistency Enhancements
This document outlines the new strong consistency features inSimpleDB -
. It alsodemonstrates how they can be used to program key database application scenarios such as persistent application state, concurrency control, item counter,and conditional update/delete.
Last Modified: Mar 5, 2010 15:53 PM GMT
Video Tutorial: Getting started with Hive on Amazon Elastic MapReduce
This video provides an introduction to the use of Apache Hive tooperate a data warehouse with Amazon Elastic MapReduce. It takes youthrough the development of Hive script using an interactive job flowand shows you how to deploy this script in Amazon S3 and how to runjob flows to execute the script in batch mode.
Last Modified: Mar 4, 2010 19:21 PM GMT
Operating a Data Warehouse with Hive, Amazon Elastic MapReduce and Amazon SimpleDB
This article shows how to use Amazon Elastic MapReduce and Hive toprocess logs uploaded to Amazon S3 from a fleet of boxes which areserving online advertising. The logs are processed and the resultinginformation is stored in a collection of relational tables persistedin Amazon S3 and queryable using Hive. Summaries of the data arepushed to Amazon SimpleDB where they are accessible to monitoring tools.
Last Modified: Oct 2, 2009 0:37 AM GMT
Updating an AMI's Kernel and Ramdisk
In order to upgrade your AMI to the latest kernel you will have to launch your existing AMI and rebundle it explicitly overriding thedefault bundling tools behavior - which is to use the instance meta-data service to determine your current kernel and ramdiskcombination OR overriding the launch time kernel and ramdisk parameters.
Last Modified: Sep 30, 2009 0:11 AM GMT
Feature Guide: Amazon EC2 Availability Zones
Last Modified: Sep 24, 2009 16:24 PM GMT
Feature Guide: Amazon EC2 Regions
This release introduces the new Amazon EC2 region located in Europe.
Last Modified: Aug 28, 2009 17:27 PM GMT
Feature Guide: Amazon EC2 Running Windows
This release introduces Amazon EC2 instances that run the Windows operating system.
Last Modified: Aug 28, 2009 17:27 PM GMT
Video: Getting Started with Apache Pig on Elastic MapReduce
This video walks you through using the AWS Console to start an interactive job flow for developing a simple log parsing application using Apache Pig, then uploading the finished application to S3 ready to be run through the Console on a regular basis.
Last Modified: Aug 11, 2009 17:26 PM GMT
Amazon EC2 Technical FAQs
A collection of those issues that keep coming up over time. This is a must read for new Amazon EC2 users and a great refresher for those developers already using the service.
Last Modified: Jul 16, 2009 15:29 PM GMT
Making Secure Requests to Amazon Web Services
Communication on the Internet is susceptible to eavesdropping and malicious tampering. Amazon Web Services recommends you take action to protect the API requests you send.
Last Modified: Jul 6, 2009 16:53 PM GMT
Running Windows SharePoint Services on Amazon EC2
Running Windows SharePoint Services on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) platform is similar to running on a typical server. Rather than running on physical hardware, however, your Amazon EC2 instances are virtual machines (VMs) running on hardware in Amazon's data centers.
Last Modified: Jun 22, 2009 17:33 PM GMT
Best Practices for Using Amazon S3
Amazon S3 is storage for the Internet, designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.While Amazon strives to make use of the service as straight-forward as possible, observing some easy-to-implement best practices can dramatically improve your experience.
Last Modified: May 20, 2009 21:40 PM GMT
Using Adobe Flex and AIR to Store Data in Amazon S3
Dan Orlando walks through a sample photo gallery application using Adobe Flex to demonstrate how to store data in Amazon S3.
Last Modified: Apr 29, 2009 15:30 PM GMT
Migrating to Amazon SQS API Version 2009-02-01
Amazon Web Services released a new WSDL version (2009-02-01) of the Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) on April 4, 2009. As part of this release, we made various changes to the service. This article describes the changes in the 2009-02-01 version.
Last Modified: Apr 24, 2009 22:18 PM GMT
Finding Similar Items with Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Python, and Hadoop Streaming
Data Wrangling blogger and AWS developer Peter Skomoroch gives us an introduction to Amazon Elastic MapReduce. Peter Skomoroch is a consultant at
in Arlington, VA where he mines large datasets to solve problems in search, finance, and recommendation systems.
Last Modified: Apr 8, 2009 1:05 AM GMT
Managing Assets on Amazon CloudFront
Martin Streicher provides a practical example of how to use Amazon CloudFront and Amazon S3 to manage files for a sample Rails application.
Last Modified: Apr 7, 2009 23:29 PM GMT
Building for Performance and Reliability with Amazon SimpleDB
What programming techniques should you use when building an application on top of Amazon SimpleDB? How can you achieve the best throughput and performance? How should you partition data among multiple domains? These topics and more are covered in this article, to help you on your way to building great applications using Amazon SimpleDB.
Last Modified: Apr 6, 2009 18:17 PM GMT
Query 201: Tips and Tricks for Amazon SimpleDB Query
After passing Query 101, you're ready to graduate on to learning about building efficient queries. The syllabus for this tutorial includes querying for dates, using negation, and tuning your query performance.
Last Modified: Apr 6, 2009 18:08 PM GMT
ItemSimilarity is a simple Hadoop streaming Python application that attempts to find similar items for each item in the input dataset. This example application finds similar artists using the Audioscrobbler user playlist dataset and Amazon Elastic MapReduce.
Last Modified: Apr 2, 2009 21:49 PM GMT
Word Count Example
This example shows how to use Hadoop Streaming to count the number oftimes that words occur within a text collection.
Last Modified: Apr 2, 2009 20:53 PM GMT
CloudBurst provides highly-sensitive short read mapping with MapReduce.
Last Modified: Apr 2, 2009 20:53 PM GMT
Super Simple SimpleDB Example using Java and Typica
These examples illustrate using SimpleDB in a step-by-step approach. They should serve as a quick start introduction and tutorial. The goal is for each program to be small and east to understand. Includes a JSP and HTML page to put sample data into YUI Data Table
Last Modified: Mar 18, 2009 15:52 PM GMT
Launching Windows European AMIs in Different Languages
This document describes how to customize your instance based on locality.
Last Modified: Mar 3, 2009 5:20 AM GMT
Amazon Flexible Payments System Migration Guide
The 2008-09-17 version of the Amazon Flexible Payments Service (FPS) represents a major reorganization of this product. This guide summarizes the changes and shows you how to map previous functionality to current functionality.
Last Modified: Feb 18, 2009 17:36 PM GMT
Using Amazon S3 with Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight
Want to host Flash or Silverlight content in Amazon S3? Martin Streicher shows how to configure an Adobe Flash or Microsoft Silverlight cross-domain policy file so you can take advantage of Amazon S3's scale.
Last Modified: Feb 5, 2009 17:02 PM GMT
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