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Category: Cool Sites

Jets3t Cockpit

The Jets3t Cockpit is a graphical Java application for viewing and modifying the contents of an Amazon S3 account. Using the Applet, it is very easy to view the objects and buckets in the S3 account, upload new data to S3, and to download existing data to the desktop. Here’s what it looks like: There’s […]

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Finding AWS Code Samples

If you are trying to use AWS and need a code snippet or two, I’ve got a couple of suggestions for you. First, check out our Resource Center. There’s a Code Samples section for each of our services. Some services (e.g. Amazon S3) have several pages of useful samples. Second, check out the Krugle.com code […]

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Pre-Weekend Link Frenzy

My wife’s out of town and the kids are at a high school football game, so I’ll just blog a few things before stepping away from the keyboard for a bit: Amazon S3 storage tool filicio.us now offers a choice of payment models, simple (pay them) and advanced (pay Amazon). E41ST is a unique Flash-based […]

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Jnana – Build Your Own Expert-Powered Amazon Store in Second Life

Over the last couple of months I have been corresponding with Fred Parnon, CEO of Jnana. Fred’s company has built a software platform targeted at domain experts who don’t happen to be software developers. Using this platform, domain experts can built sophisticated rule-based systems to make “intelligent” decisions, check large data sets against complex sets […]

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Grid Tools

There’s a handy (and timely) editorial in Dr. Dobb’s today. In A Grid Is a Grid Is a Grid…, Jon Erickson reviews the history of grid computing and also links to some tools and programming models to exploit the grid. I expect to see many of these tools and models running on Amazon EC2 before […]

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Wednesday Link Mania

Here are some interesting links I dug up this morning: Neurofuzzy: Amazon S3 PHP Class Update. Jonathan Siegel: Sandboxing Amazon EC2. Jonathan also runs the Amazon EC2 blog. There’s some good traffic on the Hadoop mailing list about Hadoop and EC2. Hadoop is the open source version of MapReduce that I mentioned in my previous […]

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Openfount S3 Manager

I am posting from the beach to tell you about the Openfount S3 Manager. To get this running you simply click here. Once you do this, an invisible applet is loaded to gain access to the file system and the GUI is displayed. AT this point you need to enter your Amazon keys. After you […]

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S3Fox Organizer for Amazon

The S3Fox Organizer for Amazon is another Firefox extension! After you install it and perform the usual Firefox restart, your Tools menu will contain an entry for “Amazon S3.” Select this entry and you will see the S3Fox user interface, which consists of two panes — local file system and S3 account — and a […]

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Blueorganizer

Alex from Adaptive Blue sent me a note about about a new release of their flagship product, the Blueorganizer. Blueorganizer is an intelligent bookmark manager. Behind the scenes it uses Amazon S3 to store special types of bookmarks called bluemarks. If you install the product on more than one computer, your Bluemarks will be transparently […]

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