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Category: Amazon EC2

Now Open – AWS Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region

We are expanding the footprint once again, this time with a new region in Seoul, South Korea. AWS customers in the area can use the new Asia Pacific (Seoul) region for fast, low-latency access to the suite of AWS infrastructure services. New Region The new Seoul region has two Availability Zones (raising the global total […]

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EC2 Container Registry – Now Generally Available

My colleague Andrew Thomas wrote the guest post below to introduce you to the new EC2 Container Registry! — Jeff; I am happy to announce that Amazon EC2 Container Registry (ECR) is now generally available! Amazon ECR is a fully-managed Docker container registry that makes it easy for developers to store, manage, and deploy Docker […]

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New – Managed NAT (Network Address Translation) Gateway for AWS

You can use to create a logically isolated section of the AWS Cloud. Within the VPC, you can define your desired IP address range, create subnets, configure route tables, and so forth. You can also use a virtual private gateway to connect the VPC to your existing on-premises network using a hardware Virtual Private Network […]

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EC2 Update – T2.Nano Instances Now Available

We announced the t2.nano instances earlier this year. Like their larger siblings (t2.micro, t2.small, t2.medium, and t2.large), these instances provide a baseline level of processing power, along with the ability to save up unused cycles and use them when the need arises. As I noted in my earlier post (New T2.Large Instances), this model has […]

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New – Encrypted EBS Boot Volumes

Encryption is an important part of any data protection strategy. Over the past year or two, we have introduced many features that are designed to simplify the task of storing your cloud-based information in encrypted form. Many of these features make use of the AWS Key Management Service (KMS); here are some of the more […]

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Now Available – EC2 Dedicated Hosts

Last month, I announced that we would soon be making EC2 Dedicated Hosts available. As I wrote at the time, this model allows you to control the mapping of EC2 instances to the underlying physical servers. Dedicated Hosts allow you to: Bring Your Own Licenses – You can bring your existing server-based licenses for Windows Server, […]

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