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Category: Management Tools

Now Available – AWS Service Catalog

We announced the AWS Service Catalog last fall at AWS re:Invent. As I wrote at the time (Coming Soon – AWS Service Catalog), we wanted to give large organizations the ability to support line-of-business applications and to deliver all sorts of services to their internal constituency, while giving them the templates, knobs, levers, and fences […]

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Look Before You Leap – The Coming Leap Second and AWS (Updated)

My colleague Mingxue Zhao sent me a guest post designed to make sure that you are aware of an important time / clock issue. Note: This post was first published on May 18, 2015. We made some important additions and corrections on May 25, 2015. — Jeff; The International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems (IERS) […]

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AWS OpsWorks for Windows

AWS OpsWorks gives you an integrated management experience that spans the entire life cycle of your application including resource provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, monitoring, and access control. As I noted in my introductory post (AWS OpsWorks – Flexible Application Management in the Cloud Using Chef), it works with applications of any level of complexity […]

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AWS Config Update – More Regions, Friendly Notifications, Partner Support

AWS Config lets you track changes to your AWS resources over time (read my AWS re:Invent post, Track AWS Resource Configurations With AWS Config for more information, and my AWS Config Update for a walk-through). Today we are making AWS Config available in five additional AWS regions. We are also making Config’s email notification messages […]

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AWS Management Portal for vCenter Update – Auto Upgrades, Log Upload, Queued Imports

We have updated AWS Management Portal for vCenter. This plug-in runs within your existing vCenter environment and gives you the power to migrate VMware VMs to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and to manage AWS resources from within vCenter. Today’s update includes automatic upgrades, log uploading, and queued import tasks. Automatic Upgrades The management […]

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