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Category: Compute*

AWS GovCloud (US) Update – AWS Key Management Service Now Available

The provides you with seamless, centralized control over your encryption keys. As I noted when we launched the service (see my post, New AWS Key Management Service, for more information), this service gives you a new option for data protection and relieves you of many of the more onerous scalability and availability issues that inevitably […]

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New AWS Quick Start – SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA

We have added another AWS Quick Start Reference Deployment. The new SAP Business One, Version for SAP HANA document will show you how to get on the fast track to plan, deploy, and configure this enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. It is powered by SAP HANA, SAP’s in-memory database. This deployment builds on our existing […]

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VM Import Update – Faster and More Flexible, with Multi-Volume Support

Enterprise IT architects and system administrators often ask me how to go about moving their existing compute infrastructure to . Invariably, they have spent a long time creating and polishing their existing system configurations and are hoping to take advantage of this work when they migrate to the cloud. We introduced quite some time ago […]

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New G2 Instance Type with 4x More GPU Power

The GPU-powered G2 instance family is home to molecular modeling,  rendering, machine learning, game streaming, and transcoding jobs that require massive amounts of parallel processing power. The NVIDIA GRID GPU includes dedicated, hardware-accelerated video encoding; it generates an H.264 video stream that can be displayed on any client device that has a compatible video codec. […]

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EC2 Container Service – Long-Running Applications, Load Balancing, and More

is a highly scalable container management service that supports Docker containers and allows you to easily run applications on a managed cluster of instances. We launched the preview at and have been receiving a lot of great feedback ever since. We built Amazon ECS because many of you told us that you are using Docker […]

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