AWS News Blog

Category: Amazon EC2

Look Before You Leap – The Coming Leap Second and AWS (Updated)

My colleague Mingxue Zhao sent me a guest post designed to make sure that you are aware of an important time / clock issue. Note: This post was first published on May 18, 2015. We made some important additions and corrections on May 25, 2015. — Jeff; The International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems (IERS) […]

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New G2 Instance Type with 4x More GPU Power

The GPU-powered G2 instance family is home to molecular modeling,  rendering, machine learning, game streaming, and transcoding jobs that require massive amounts of parallel processing power. The NVIDIA GRID GPU includes dedicated, hardware-accelerated video encoding; it generates an H.264 video stream that can be displayed on any client device that has a compatible video codec. […]

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Amazon Elastic File System – Shared File Storage for Amazon EC2

I’d like to give you a preview of a new AWS service that will make its debut later this year. Let’s take a quick look at the AWS storage portfolio. We currently offer: for object storage, presented as buckets of objects and accessible over the Internet using URLs or APIs. for SAN-style block storage, presented […]

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AWS CodeDeploy Update – New Support for On-Premises Instances

My colleague Andy Troutman wrote up the guest post below to share news of a powerful new way to use AWS CodeDeploy. — Jeff; Customers use to manage application updates to their Amazon EC2 instances. CodeDeploy allows developers and administrators to centrally control and track their application deployments across different development, testing, and production environments. […]

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