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Category: Compute*

New Compute-Optimized EC2 Instances

Our customers continue to increase the sophistication and intensity of the compute-bound workloads that they run on the . Applications such as top-end website hosting, online gaming, simulation, risk analysis, and rendering are voracious consumers of CPU cycles and can almost always benefit from the parallelism offered by today’s multicore processors. The New C4 Instance […]

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Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) – Container Management for the AWS Cloud

Earlier this year I wrote about container computing and enumerated some of the benefits that you get when you use it as the basis for a distributed application platform: consistency &amp fidelity, development efficiency, and operational efficiency. Because containers are lighter in weight and have less memory and computational overhead than virtual machines, they make […]

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New AWS Tools for Code Management and Deployment

Today I would like to tell you about a trio of new tools that are designed to help individual developers, teams of developers, and system administrators store, integrate, and deploy their code on the cloud. Here is the lineup, in the order that you’d generally put them to use: AWS CodeDeploy – This service efficiently […]

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New Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager Add-In

Many enterprise-scale customers also have a large collection of virtualized Windows servers on their premises. These customers are now moving all sorts of workloads to the and have been looking for a unified solution to their on-premises and cloud-based system management needs. Using multiple tools to accomplish the same basic tasks (monitoring, and controlling virtualized […]

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Now Open – AWS Germany (Frankfurt) Region – EC2, DynamoDB, S3, and Much More

It is time to expand the footprint once again, this time with a new Region in Frankfurt, Germany. AWS customers in Europe can now use the new EU (Frankfurt) Region along with the existing EU (Ireland) Region for fast, low-latency access to the suite of AWS infrastructure services. You can now build multi-Region applications with […]

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