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Category: Amazon EC2

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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Now Available: Amazon Linux AMI 2015.03

The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image for use on Amazon EC2. We release new versions of the Amazon Linux AMI every six months after a public testing phase that includes one or more Release Candidates. The Release Candidates are announced in the EC2 forum. Launching 2015.03 Today Today we are […]

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EC2 Container Service (ECS) Update – Access Private Docker Repos & Mount Volumes in Containers

  (ECS) is a highly scalable, high performance container management service that supports Docker containers and allows you to easily run distributed applications on a managed cluster of Amazon EC2 instances. My colleague Chris Barclay sent a guest post to spread the word about two additions to the service. As Chris explains below, you can […]

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Seamlessly Join EC2 Instances to a Domain

Way back in 2008 I announced that you could run Microsoft Windows on Amazon EC2. Since that time, we have made many additions to the initial offering. You now have your choice of several different versions of Windows Server including 2003 R2, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2012 R2.  You can build AWS-powered applications using […]

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