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Category: Amazon EC2*

EC2 Rock and Roll

There’s so much happening with Amazon EC2 that I can hardly read it all. Here’s a sampling: The Atlantis Computing blog talks about Amazin Amazon or why EC2 is the bee’s knees. Instead of investing between 30 and 40% of their seed capital on hardware, they have implemented it on top of EC2. As the […]

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ElasticLive – Hershey’s Kisses

An important part of our mission as Web Services Evangelists is to encourage our developer community to innovate. We invite them to surprise us with new and interesting ways to consume our services, to show us the Power of Innovation ! One such innovation is running Windows Server 2003 on an Amazon EC2 instance. The […]

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A New ISV Business Model

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud continues to impress the people who matter most: software developers (in this instance, an ISV). Genexus is an innovative software platform that enables non-technical business people to rapidly build out applications–including an online presence. Andres Aguiar, their chief architect, sent me a note yesterday to say “We have GXPortal running in […]

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ECS + Indigo

Indigo is Microsoft’s next-generation web services platform. Here is an article (in Japanese, but with C# source code) with information on how to make ECS calls from Indigo. You may also enjoy reading the new article, Preparing for IndigoChoosing the Right Technology Today on devx.com.

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Updated ECS 4 Release

We rolled out a new set of bits for ECS 4 early this morning. Here are the release notes: Features and Fixes For JP only, there are some changes to Marketplace-related operations: For SellerListingLookup using IdType=Listing, Seller Id is now a required parameter. The REST syntax for passing in Seller Id is “SellerId=“. SellerListingSearch now […]

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Updated ECS 3 Release

We rolled out a new set of bits for ECS 3 early this morning. Here are the release notes: Features and Fixes For JP only, there are some changes to Marketplace-related operations: SellerSearch and ExchangeSearch are now supported except for the ExchangeQuantityAllocated and ExchangeFeaturedCategory elements. MarketplaceSearch now requires the Seller Id to be passed in […]

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ECS for France and Canada

As reported in CNET, we have released ECS (both 3.0 and 4.0) for France (locale ‘fr’) and for Canada (locale ‘ca’). With this release we now support all 6 Amazon-branded sites! The online documentation and the PDF have been updated. We also made changes to the ECS 4.0 WSDL in order to provide a better […]

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Featured Offers Available in ECS 3.0

You may now set the “offers” parameter to “Featured” in ECS 3.0 AsinSearch requests. Setting “offers” to “Featured” will allow you to retrieve featured merchants’ offers using ECS 3.0. A featured merchant is a vendor with whom Amazon has a special partnership and whose offers are prominently featured on Amazon product detail pages.  Prior to […]

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