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Category: Compute

EC2 Container Service (ECS) Update – Access Private Docker Repos & Mount Volumes in Containers

  (ECS) is a highly scalable, high performance container management service that supports Docker containers and allows you to easily run distributed applications on a managed cluster of Amazon EC2 instances. My colleague Chris Barclay sent a guest post to spread the word about two additions to the service. As Chris explains below, you can […]

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Elastic Beanstalk Update – Clone Environments, 1-Click IAM Role Creation, Periodic Worker Tasks

simplifies the process of deploying and scaling Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, Python, Ruby, Go, and Docker web applications and services. Today we are making Elastic Beanstalk even more useful by adding three new features: Easy cloning of environments. 1-Click IAM role creation. Support for periodic worker tasks. Let’s take a look at each of these […]

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Seamlessly Join EC2 Instances to a Domain

Way back in 2008 I announced that you could run Microsoft Windows on Amazon EC2. Since that time, we have made many additions to the initial offering. You now have your choice of several different versions of Windows Server including 2003 R2, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2012 R2.  You can build AWS-powered applications using […]

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System Center Virtual Machine Manager Add-In Update – Import & Launch Instances

We launched the AWS Systems Manager for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) last fall. This add-in allows you to monitor and manage your on-premises VMs (Virtual Machines), as well as your instances (running either Windows or Linux) from within Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager. As a refresher, here’s the main screen: Today […]

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New – Auto Recovery for Amazon EC2

An important rule when building a highly available and highly reliable system is to design for failure. In other words, your design model should assume that, as Amazon CTO Werner Vogels has said, “everything fails all the time.” Fortunately, modern data centers, networks, and servers are highly reliable, and failures are the exception rather than […]

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ClassicLink – Private Communication Between Classic EC2 Instances & VPC Resources

lets you create and run a logically isolated section of the . Running within a VPC combines the benefits of the cloud with the flexibility of a network topology designed to fit the unique needs of your in-house IT department. For example: Isolation – You can create a network and exercise fine-grained control over internal […]

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