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Amazon EC2 High Storage (HS1) Instances Now Available in Sydney and Singapore

The EC2 instances on the Amazon EC2 Instance Types menu are designed to run a wide variety of workloads. You can now launch hs1.8xlarge instances in the Asia Pacific (Sydney) and Asia Pacific (Singapore) Regions using the On-Demand or Reserved Instance pricing models. You can now run your Amazon Redshift clusters, storage-intensive Hadoop jobs, and […]

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Amazon Linux AMI 2013.09 Now Available

Max Spevack of the AWS Kernel and Operating Systems (KaOS) team brings news of the latest Amazon Linux AMI. — Jeff; Its been another six months, so its time for a fresh release of the Amazon Linux AMI.  Today, we are pleased to announce that the Amazon Linux AMI 2013.09 is available. This release marks […]

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New – Modify EC2 Reserved Instance Reservations

By making good use of Amazon EC2’s Reserved Instances (perhaps guided by the recommendations of the AWS Trusted Advisor or equally capable third-party tools) you can lower your compute costs while also reserving capacity. Today we are making the Reserved Instance model even more flexible by giving you the power to modify your Reserved Instances […]

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Elastic Load Balancing adds Support for Proxy Protocol

My colleague Lesley Mbogo is a Senior Product Manager on the Elastic Load Balancing team. She sent along the post below to tell you all about an important new feature — support for the Proxy Protocol. — Jeff; Starting today, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) supports Proxy Protocol version 1. You can now identify the originating […]

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EC2 Dedicated Instance Price Reduction

I’m happy to announce that we are reducing the prices for Amazon EC2 Dedicated Instances. Launched in 2011, Dedicated Instances run on hardware dedicated to a single customer account. They are ideal for workloads where corporate policies or industry regulations dictate physical isolation from instances run by other customers at the host hardware level. Like […]

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Resource-Level Permissions for EC2 and RDS Resources

With AWS being put to use in an ever-widening set of use cases across organizations of all shapes and sizes, the need for additional control over the permissions granted to users and to applications has come through loud and clear.  This need for control becomes especially pronounced at the enterprise level. You don’t want the […]

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