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Category: Developer Tools*

New AWS SDK for PHP

We’ve got a really nice new AWS SDK for PHP. Like our existing .NET and Java toolkits, this one was designed to be a high-quality SDK with comprehensive feature coverage, documentation, and tutorials. The first release supports a large subset of our infrastructure services including the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), the Amazon Simple Storage […]

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AWS SDK for Java Updated

We just released version 1.0.8 of theAWS SDK for Java. In addition to some bug fixes, the SDK includes the following new features: Support for the new Reserved DB Instances. Improved constructors for the Amazon RDS model classes. A new StepFactory class to simplify the process of creating Elastic MapReduce job flows. Improved support for […]

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New from Cirrhus9 and SecuCloud: Integrated DB Security and Compliance on Demand

Mike from Cirrhus9 wrote to tell me that they’ve teamed up with SecuCloud to produce a new database security and compliance solution which just happens to be available as a DevPay AMI for use on Amazon EC2. The solution has two components: a Security Weakness Analyzer (SWA)and Database Monitoring and Auditing (DBMA). The Security Weakness […]

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SIOS CloudStation – Cloud-Powered High Availability and Disaster Recovery

Late last week I met Jim Kaskade of SIOS at a Seattle-area Starbucks for a meeting and a product demo. With the very cool (and appropriate) title “Chief of Cloud”, Jim was the right person to demonstrate his company’s new cloud-powered high availability and disaster recovery solution. Jim’s Mac laptop was running Centos. He used […]

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Kindle: more than an e-book reader, it’s a development platform

Last month we announced the forthcoming release of the Kindle Development Kit, a suite of programming interfaces, tools, and documentation that allows you to build active content that you can promote in the Kindle Store. I travel a lot, and I’m seeing more and more Kindles every time I fly. Kindle owners never hesitate to […]

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Server Density – Easy Server Monitoring

The Server Density monitoring service now supports Amazon EC2 using data collected and made available via Amazon CloudWatch and an optional lightweight monitoring agent. Provided as a fully managed hosting service, Server Density can provide a snapshot of server status at any time. Alerts can be triggered from any of the metrics and can be […]

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