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Category: Amazon EC2*

Now Available: Host Your Web Site in the Cloud

I am very happy to announce that my first book, Host Your Web Site in the Cloud is now available! Weighing in at over 355 pages, this book is designed to show developers how to build sophisticated AWS applications using PHP and the CloudFusion toolkit. Here is the table of contents: Welcome to Cloud Computing. […]

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Run Oracle Applications on Amazon EC2

A wide variety of Oracle applications have been certified for use on Amazon EC2 with virtualization provided by the Oracle VM (OVM). The following products are now fully certified and supported and you’ll be able to run them in the cloud on production workloads before too long: Oracle E-Business Suite Oracle PeopleSoft – Enterprise Applications […]

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New Amazon EC2 Features: Resource Tagging, Idempotency, Filtering, Bring Your Own Keys

We’ve just introduced four cool new features for Amazon EC2. Instead of trying to squeeze all of the information in to one ridiculously long post, I’ve written four separate posts. Here’s what we introduced: Resource Tagging -Tag the following types of resources: EC2 instances, Amazon Machine Images (AMIs), EBS volumes, EBS snapshots, and Amazon VPC […]

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New Amazon EC2 Feature: Filtering

Many of our customers create large numbers of EC2 resources. Some of them run hundreds or thousands of EC2 instances, create thousands of EBS volumes, and retain tens of thousands of EBS volume snapshots. This growth has meant that the corresponding Describe APIs (DescribeInstances, DescribeVolumes, and DescribeSnapshots, to name a few) can return results that […]

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Introducing The Amazon Linux AMI

Yes, you read that right. We now have a Linux AMI tuned for AWS! Many of our customers have asked us for a simple starting point for launching their Linux applications inside of Amazon EC2 that is easy to use, regularly maintained, and optimized for the Amazon EC2 environment. Starting today, customers can use Amazon […]

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