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Category: Announcements

RSS Web Feeds for Tags at Amazon.com

Amazon.com just released a new tag-based RSS feed system. While not an Amazon Web Service as such (Amazon.com and Amazon Web Services are technically different organizations), it’s a very compelling mashup opportunity–especially because the feeds pass an Amazon Associate ID as a parameter, which creates a unique revenue opportunity for developers. Often described as “Really […]

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Meeting for Amazon Associates in Munich

On Monday, May 14th I will be at Amazon’s Munich office for meetings with developers, bloggers, and the press. At 2 PM that day I will be conducting a special meeting for Amazon Associates that would like to learn more about the Amazon Web Services. The presentation will include the following elements: AWS overview, with […]

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Amazon Unspun Widgets

Ok, I’ll be the first to admit that this is stretching the definition of a web service just a bit, but let’s give it a whirl anyway! Next thing you know I’ll be posting about dogs or something. The new Amazon UnSpun widgets make it easy for any blogger or web site owner to host […]

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Another ECS Release

The Amazon E-Commerce Service has been updated! New features include: ItemSearch now returns products from 25 search bins. The former limit was just 10 bins. More Variation dimensions, including GemType, HardwarePlatform, OperatingSystem, ScentName, and TotalDiamondWeight, are now returned, as appropriate. New search indexes are supported, include Toys in France, Watches in Japan, and Sporting Goods […]

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MySQL Interface to Amazon S3

Independent developer Mark Atwood has been working on a MySQL interface to Amazon S3. Released under the GNU Public License, the code is compatible with version 5.1 of MySQL. Once the interface has been installed and configured with your AWS developer credentials,  you can now create tables using the AWSS3 storage engine like this: CREATE […]

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Links for Thursday, April 5, 2007

A few things I couldn’t wait (waiting being defined as having time to write real blog entries) to share: Mitch Garnaat: Monster Muck Mashup – Mass Video Conversion Using AWS – Over the past year or so, Amazon has been expanding it’s line of infrastructural web services. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos likes to call this […]

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Powered by AWS Logos

If you have built an AWS application and want to dress it up a bit with the addition of a “Powered By AWS” logo, we’ve got good news for you. Head over to our Co-marketing With Amazon Web Services page  and scroll down to Logo Program. From there you can download a Zip file with […]

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The Start-up Project – Seattle – RSVP Now!

On Thursday, April 26th, Amazon Web Services and the Madrona Venture Group will be co-hosting The Start-Up Project in Seattle. Running from 2 to 7 PM, this fast-paced event is designed for entrepreneurs, founders and leaders of start-ups and early-stage companies, and VCs. We’ll have a couple of hours of demos and presentations with plenty […]

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Jobs at Amazon: Business Development Manager

We have an opening for another Business Development Manager on the Amazon Web Services Team. Here is the official job description: Business Development Manager – Amazon Web Services Would you like to be part of a team focused on increasing awareness and adoption of Amazon Web Services by developing strategic partnerships with the largest and […]

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