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Modulus – Scalable Hosting of Node.js Apps With MongoDB Support

Charlie from Modulus wrote in to tell me that their new platform is now available, and that it runs on AWS. Modulus was designed to let you build and host Node.js applications in a scalable fashion. Node.js is a server-side JavaScript environment built around an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model. Web applications built on  Node.js are […]

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Reserved Instance Price Reduction for Amazon EC2

The AWS team is always exploring ways to reduce costs and to pass the savings along to our customers. We’re more than happy to continue this tradition with our latest price reduction. Starting today, we are reducing prices for new EC2 Reserved Instances running Linux/UNIX, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server by […]

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Available Now: Beta release of AWS Diagnostics for Microsoft Windows Server

Over the past few years, we have seen tremendous adoption of Microsoft Windows Server in AWS. Customers such as the Department of Treasury, the United States Tennis Association, and Lionsgate Film and Entertainment are building and running interesting Windows Server solutions on AWS. To further our efforts to make AWS the best place to run […]

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EC2 for In-Memory Computing – The High Memory Cluster Eight Extra Large Instance

Our new High Memory Cluster Eight Extra Large (cr1.8xlarge) instance type is designed to host applications that have a voracious need for compute power, memory, and network bandwidth such as in-memory databases, graph databases, and memory intensive HPC. Here are the specs: Two Intel E5-2670 processors running at 2.6 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost and […]

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