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Category: Amazon EC2

NASA JPL, robots and the AWS cloud

NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, NASA’s lead center for robotic exploration of the solar system is doing some pretty extraordinary things with the AWS cloud. I had the opportunity to meet with their CTO to discuss some of the interesting projects they are working on. Like the early explorers of Deep Space, they were also early […]

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enStratus Adds Support for Amazon SNS and Amazon RDS

My friends over at Minneapolis-based enStratus Networks emailed me yesterday to give me a heads-up on their newest release of their Cloud Management Solution. They have had full support for Amazon EC2 instances, S3 storage, Elastic IP Addresses, CloudWatch, Elastic Block Storage, Auto Scaling, Simple Notification Service, and CloudFront for a while. Today’s release adds […]

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Improving Global Application Performance

Today I would like to talk about ways to make your website run faster and more efficiently. There are several benefits from doing this including better search engine rankings, a better customer experience, and an increase in sales or conversions. You can always improve your architecture, tune your database, and optimize your code. In each […]

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Now Open: AWS Region in Asia Pacific

Businesses and developers in the Asia Pacific part of the world can now obtain their processing, storage, and other services on an economical, pay-as-you-go basis from resources located nearby. We’ve just opened up an AWS Region in Singapore, with two Availability Zones. The new region supports Amazon EC2 (including Elastic IP Addresses, Amazon CloudWatch, Elastic […]

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SOASTA OLAP Engine for Performance Testing

Tom Lounibos from SOASTA sent me a heads-up on their new OLAP Engine. The new product, CloudTest Analytics, builds on SOASTA’s existing CloudTest product. It consists of  data extraction layer that is able to extract real time performance metrics from a number of existing APM (Application Performance Management) tools from vendors such as IBM, CA, […]

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East Coast US AWS Events – April 2010

Here’s some information on some AWS events coming up in April, all on the East Coast of the US: I will be speaking at the Rochester AWS User Group at 6:00 PM on Monday, April 5th. My talk will cover some of the latest AWS developments including the Virtual Private Cloud and the Relational Database […]

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