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Category: Amazon EC2

AWS Summer Startups: Mendeley

Although Summer is starting to ebb into Autumn in the northern hemisphere, it’s just getting going south of the equator, so there is still time to profile another start-up in our on-going series of profiles!   Introducing Mendeley Today I’m very happy to introduce you to Mendeley, a London based startup that harnesses cloud computing […]

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AWS Summer Startups: Classle

Over the summer months, we’d like to share a few stories from startups around the world: what are they working on and how they are using the cloud to get things done. Today, we’re profiling Classle, from Chennai, India! I recently read Mark Susters blog on Avoiding Monoculture – which is why Im happy to share with […]

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AWS Direct Connect Heads West

We introduced AWS Direct Connect last month and invited AWS users with a need for a dedicated network connection to the US East (Northern Virginia) Region to give it a try. The service is geared for those who have big data transfer requirements or are looking for more consistent network performance when accessing the cloud. […]

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AWS Summer Startups: TellApart

Over the summer months, we’d like to share a few stories from startups around the world: what are they working on and how they are using the cloud to get things done. Today, we’re profiling one of last year’s finalists from the AWS Start-up Challenge – TellApart, from Burlingame, California! TellAparts application stood out to […]

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Happy 5th Birthday to Amazon EC2

I woke up today and realized that today is the 5th anniversary of launch of Amazon EC2. I published the initial announcement in the summer of 2006 while on vacation with my family. We (the AWS Marketing Team) have put together an interactive infographic to highlight some of the more significant changes and improvements that […]

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Run Amazon Elastic MapReduce on EC2 Spot Instances

We’ve combined two popular Amazon EC2 features Spot Instances and Elastic MapReduce to allow you to launch managed Hadoop clusters using unused EC2 capacity. You will be able to run long-running jobs, cost-driven workloads, data-critical workloads, and application testing at a discount that has historically ranged between 50% and 66%. WhatThe EC2 instances used to […]

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Run Oracle Applications on Amazon EC2 Now

Every since we announced the availability of the first set of Oracle applications on Amazon EC2, we’ve been working to add additional instance types, locations, and applications. We’ve made some really good progress; you can now run a wide variety of applications on all 32 and 64-bit instance types in all five AWS Regions, all […]

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New – AWS GovCloud (US) Region – ITAR Compliant

A New RegionOur new AWS GovCloud (US) Region was designed to meet the unique regulatory requirements of the United States Government. The US federal government, state and local governments, and the contractors who support their mission now have access to secure, flexible, and cost-effective AWS services running in an environment that complies with US Government […]

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