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AWS – Ready to Weather the Storm

As people across the Northeastern United States are stocking up their pantries and preparing their disaster supplies kits, AWS is also preparing for winter snow storms and the subsequent hurricane season. After fielding several customer requests for information about our preparation regime, my colleagues Brian Beach and Ilya Epshteyn wrote the following guest post in […]

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The AWS Global Certification Program

We are launching the AWS Global Certification Program for our customers and our partners today. If you are a Solution Architect, System Administrator, or Developer and you want to formally certify your knowledge of AWS, I think you will find this program of great interest to you. What are Certifications?The AWS Certifications are credentials that […]

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Real-Time Ad Impression Bids Using DynamoDB

Today we have a really interesting guest post from Prashant Pandey (Engineering Manager for DynamoDB) and Pravin Muthukumar (Business Development Manager for Database Services). — Jeff; Real-time bidding (RTB) allows advertisers and publishers to buy and sell online display ad inventory in an efficient, high-speed marketplace. RTB platforms solicit bid requests for each ad impression from […]

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Windows Wednesday – AWS Implementation Guide for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups

Tom Rizzo is back with another guest post. Today he brings news of an implementation guide and some CloudFormation templates to show you how to implement SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups. — Jeff; Welcome to another installment of Windows Wednesday! Last week we announced the beta of our AWS Diagnostics for Microsoft Windows Server which […]

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Three New AWS Reference Architectures for E-Commerce

We have updated the AWS Architecture Center with a trio of new reference architectures for e-commerce. Each reference architecture includes a detailed system overview, a detailed architectural diagram, and a list of the AWS services used in the architecture. Here’s what we have: Web FrontendThis is a reference architecture for the web frontend of an […]

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Plat_Forms Contest in Germany – Not Your Typical Hackathon

Were excited to work with the Plat_Forms programming contest, an effort organized in Berlin, at Freie Universitt this spring.   Focus on Scalability & Cloud ArchitecturesThe Plat_Forms contest has been around in Germany since 2007. Its hallmark is celebrating the diversity and strength of various development languages (Java EE, .NET, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby, etc.). […]

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AWS Summer Startups: Peritor/Scalarium

Over the summer months, we’d like to share a few stories from startups around the world: what are they working on and how they are using the cloud to get things done. Today Im speaking to Jonathan and Thomas, two of the creators of Scalarium, from Berlin, Germany!  R: Hi guys, could you briefly describe Scalarium and […]

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