AWS Week in Review – December 29, 2014 Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, December 29 AWS Community Hero Ben Whaley shared his EC2 Container Service Hands On. We released Amazon SQS Client Libraries for Java Messaging Service (JMS). The AWS Startup Collection talked about Using the AWS Cloud for your next Unity 3D Game. A thought piece on the Evident.io Blog stated that Cloud Services Killed the Server…Again. Tuesday, December 30 A new blog post showed you how to do Rapid Auto Scaling with Amazon SQS. We Welcomed New AWS Community Heroes. A post on the AWS Security Blog gave you a heads-up on Upgrades to IAM Policy Validation. A post on the AWS DevOps Blog talked about Using the new CloudFormation Parameter Types. We announced that Amazon Glacier is now Available in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. We added RSS feeds for the AWS Compute Blog and the AWS Partner Network Blog. According to the Cloudlytics Blog, their new EC2 Scheduler & Billing Alarms save as much as 40% of Usage Costs. Wednesday, December 31 A post on the AWS Security Blog provided a Recap of the AWS Security Blog for 2014. The AWS PHP Developer Blog invited you to Preview the AWS Resource APIs for PHP. A new video from Zend showed you how to run Zend Server on AWS in 2 Minutes. We published the Best Practices for Running Oracle Database on Amazon Web Services , Determining the IOPS Needs for Oracle Database on AWS, Choosing the Operating System for Oracle Workloads on AWS, and Strategies for Migrating Oracle Database to AWS white papers. Thursday, January 1 We published the WordPress: Best Practices on AWS and Deploying WordPress with AWS Elastic Beanstalk white papers. Friday, January 2 We launched new AWS Customer Succcess Stories from Arena Flowers, BeachMint, Claritas Genomics, Docker, Exeter Family Friendly, Intuit, Johnson & Johnson, Major League Baseball, MiniClip, Netflix, Omnifone, Philips, Pristine, Splunk and SynapDx. Saturday, January 3 The Cloud Native blog published some AWS New Years’ Resolutions. Sunday, January 4 The N2W Software Blog considered the question, Do we Need to use AWS’ new and Larger 16 TB Volumes? According to a post on the CloudBees Development Blog, an Amazon AWS CodeDeploy Jenkins Plugin is now Available. Stay tuned for next week! In the meantime, follow me on Twitter and subscribe to the RSS feed. — Jeff; Modified 01/06/2021 – In an effort to ensure a great experience, expired links in this post have been updated or removed from the original post.