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Category: Database*

Reserved Instance Price Reduction for Amazon EC2

The AWS team is always exploring ways to reduce costs and to pass the savings along to our customers. We’re more than happy to continue this tradition with our latest price reduction. Starting today, we are reducing prices for new EC2 Reserved Instances running Linux/UNIX, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server by […]

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Amazon Redshift – Now Broadly Available

We announced Amazon Redshift, our fast and powerful, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service, late last year (see my earlier blog post for more info). As we often do with complex new services, we started out by making a limited preview version of Redshift available by invitation. Today I am happy to announce that Amazon […]

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Amazon RDS Price Reduction for Multi-AZ Deployments

When you create a Multi-AZ Database Instance using the Amazon Relational Database Service, we automatically create a standby instance which maintains an up-to-date copy of the primary database. If the primary database goes down due to a instance, storage, or network issue, Amazon RDS automatically initiates a failover from primary to secondary and also creates […]

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Relational Database Service – Now With Event Subscriptions

You can now elect to receive notifications via the Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) for a wide variety of events associated with each of your Relational Database Service (RDS) instances. Why Notify? If you are a database administrator (DBA), you can now use these “push” notifications to arrange for notification when your RDS DB Instances […]

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Endpoint Renaming for Amazon RDS

You can now change the name and endpoint of an existing Amazon RDS database Instance via the AWS Management Console, the Amazon RDS API, or the Amazon RDS Command Line toolkit. This feature is available in all AWS regions and for all of the database engines supported by Amazon RDS. There are two main uses […]

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AWS Expansion in Brazil – Elastic Beanstalk, Provisioned IOPS for EBS and RDS

We launched an AWS Region in Brazil almost a year ago, along with Portuguese and Spanish versions of the AWS Blog. Today we are adding the following new AWS functionality in the Region: AWS Elastic Beanstalk – You can now deploy and manage .NET, PHP, Python, Ruby, and Java applications in the AWS Cloud using […]

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