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Category: Announcements

Amazon CloudFront: HTTPS Access, Another Edge Location, Price Reduction

We continue to enhance Amazon CloudFront at a rapid pace. Here’s the latest and greatest: We’ve added a new edge location in New York City. This location will provide even better performance to users requesting your content from New York and the northeastern United States. We’ve reduced pricing for CloudFront HTTP requests by 25%. The […]

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Upcoming webinar – Application security in the cloud

Amazon Web Services is teaming with RightScale and HyperStratus to deliver a webinar on cloud security. In survey after survey, and just about everywhere I travel, potential cloud computing users mention security as their number one concern. This webinar presents a set of best practices to ensure security for applications running in the Amazon Web […]

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New release: tutorial for ADFS with Amazon EC2

In January I wrote about the availability of a conceptual whitepaper describing various scenarios for using Windows ADFS to federate with services running on Amazon EC2 and mentioned that a step-by-step guide was forthcoming. I’m very pleased to announce that the guide is now finished and available for download. To give you a flavor for […]

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Kindle: more than an e-book reader, it’s a development platform

Last month we announced the forthcoming release of the Kindle Development Kit, a suite of programming interfaces, tools, and documentation that allows you to build active content that you can promote in the Kindle Store. I travel a lot, and I’m seeing more and more Kindles every time I fly. Kindle owners never hesitate to […]

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Upcoming webinar: \Cloud Security for Dummies\ hosted by SIIA

Good day, everyone. The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) is hosting a webinar about cloud security on Tuesday 19 January 2010 at 12:30 PM EST/9:30 AM PST. I’m one of the panelists. Here’s a brief blurb and a list of the participants: Cloud webinar series: Cloud Security for DummiesSecurity and cloud computing have come […]

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Now Online – AWS Solution Pages

We’ve just put a number of AWS Solution pages on line to provide more information about some of the more popular ways that our customers put AWS to use. Here’s what we have: Application Hosting Backup Storage Content Delivery E-Commerce Applications Enterprise IT HPC Applications Media Hosting Search Engines Web Hosting iPhone Application Hosting Facebook […]

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Hello, world!

Good day, everyone. I’m Steve Riley. In July 2009 I joined the AWS evangelism team. I spent my first few months absorbing information about all our offerings and am now getting back on the road again, speaking at various events and user groups and meeting with customers. I came from Microsoft, where I was in […]

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