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Category: Database*

Amazon RDS: Support For SSL Connections

By popular demand, the Relational Database Service (RDS) now supports SSL encrypted connections! We now generate an SSL certificate for each DB Instance. If you need a certificate for an existing instance you’ll need to reboot it using the AWS Management Console, the RDS command-line tools, or the RDS APIs. Here are a few things […]

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enStratus Adds Support for Amazon SNS and Amazon RDS

My friends over at Minneapolis-based enStratus Networks emailed me yesterday to give me a heads-up on their newest release of their Cloud Management Solution. They have had full support for Amazon EC2 instances, S3 storage, Elastic IP Addresses, CloudWatch, Elastic Block Storage, Auto Scaling, Simple Notification Service, and CloudFront for a while. Today’s release adds […]

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Amazon RDS – Multi-AZ Deployments For Enhanced Availability & Reliability

Amazon RDS simplifies many of the common tasks associated with the deployment, operation, and scaling of a relational database. You don’t have to worry about acquiring and installing hardware, loading an operating system, installing and configuring MySQL, or managing backups. In addition, scaling the processing power or storage space available to your database is as […]

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Amazon RDS Now Available on the West Coast

The Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is now available in our US West (Northern California) Region. With this release, Amazon RDS is now available in the US East (Northern Virginia), US West (Northern California), EU (Ireland), and Asia Pacific (Singapore) Regions so you can deploy your DB Instance(s) in whichever Region minimizes your latency or […]

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Now Open: AWS Region in Asia Pacific

Businesses and developers in the Asia Pacific part of the world can now obtain their processing, storage, and other services on an economical, pay-as-you-go basis from resources located nearby. We’ve just opened up an AWS Region in Singapore, with two Availability Zones. The new region supports Amazon EC2 (including Elastic IP Addresses, Amazon CloudWatch, Elastic […]

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Save Money With Combined AWS Bandwidth Pricing

I never tire of telling our customers that they’ll be saving money by using AWS! Effective April 1, 2010, we’ll add up the bandwidth you use for Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon SimpleDB, Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), and the Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) on  […]

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Amazon RDS Tech Tips

The Amazon RDS team will be publishing a series of tech tips this year. Tech Tip I covers the creation and use of on-demand test databases and Tech Tip II describes best practices for the use of RDS security groups. You can also follow the RDS team on Twitter as @amazonrds . If you have […]

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The New AWS Simple Monthly Calculator

Our customers needed better ways to model their applications and estimate their costs. The flexible nature of on-demand scalable computing allows you pick and choose the services you like and only pay for those. Hence to give our customers an opportunity to estimate their costs, we have redesigned our current AWS Simple Monthly Calculator The […]

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