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Category: Amazon Elastic MapReduce

AWS Elastic MapReduce Adds MapR M7 for 24×7 HBase Applications

I’m happy to announce that Elastic MapReduce now includes the option to choose MapR M7, an enterprise-grade, high performance platform for HBase and Hadoop applications. We joined forces with MapR Technologies last June to deliver enterprise-grade Hadoop on EMR with their M5 and M3 Editions. Today we’re making MapR’s M7 Edition available on EMR, enabling […]

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New Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region in Australia – EC2, DynamoDB, S3, and Much More

It is time to expand the AWS footprint once again, with a new Region in Sydney, Australia. AWS customers in Australia can now enjoy fast, low-latency access to the suite of AWS infrastructure services. New RegionThe new Sydney Region supports the following AWS services: A Tranquil Beach – Shoal Bay, Australia Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud […]

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Dropping Prices Again– EC2, RDS, EMR and ElastiCache

AWS works hard to lower our costs so that we can pass those savings back to our customers. We look to reduce hardware costs, improve operational efficiencies, lower power consumption and innovate in many other areas of our business so we can be more efficient. The history of AWS bears this out — in the […]

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Pulse – Using Big Data Analytics to Drive Rich User Features

Its always exciting to find out that an app that has changed how I consume news and blog content on my mobile devices is using AWS to power some of their most engaging features. Such is the case with Pulse, a visual news reading app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Pulse uses Amazon Elastic MapReduce, […]

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New Elastic MapReduce Features: Metrics, Updates, VPC, and Cluster Compute Support (Guest Post)

Today’s guest blogger is Adam Gray. Adam is a Product Manager on the Elastic MapReduce Team. — Jeff; Were always excited when we can bring features to our customers that make it easier for them to derive value from their dataso its been a fun month for the EMR team. Here is a sampling of […]

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AWS HowTo: Using Amazon Elastic MapReduce with DynamoDB (Guest Post)

Today’s guest blogger is Adam Gray. Adam is a Product Manager on the Elastic MapReduce Team. — Jeff; Apache Hadoop and NoSQL databases are complementary technologies that together provide a powerful toolbox for managing, analyzing, and monetizing Big Data. Thats why we were so excited to provide out-of-the-box Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR) integration with […]

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AWS Summer Startups: Mendeley

Although Summer is starting to ebb into Autumn in the northern hemisphere, it’s just getting going south of the equator, so there is still time to profile another start-up in our on-going series of profiles!   Introducing Mendeley Today I’m very happy to introduce you to Mendeley, a London based startup that harnesses cloud computing […]

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