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Category: Launch*

Amazon RDS Partners & New RDS Partner Page

As you may know, Amazon RDS makes it easy for our customers to set up, scale, and operate a relational database in the cloud. Amazon RDS supports MySQL, Oracle (Standard Edition One, Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition) and Microsoft SQL Server (Web, Express, Standard, and Enterprise editions). RDS handles the time-consuming database administration tasks so […]

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AWS Direct Connect – More Connection Speeds, New Console, Multiple Accounts

AWS Direct Connect makes it easy for you to establish a dedicated network connection from your premises to AWS. You can do this to reduce your network costs, improve throughput, or to provide a more consistent network experience than is possible with an Internet-based connection. Today we are making AWS Direct Connect even more powerful […]

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AWS CloudFormation – Additional VPC Support and New Templates

AWS CloudFormation lets you create and manage a collection of AWS resources (EC2 instances, Elastic IP addresses, RDS DB Instances, and much more), provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion. CloudFormation lets you describe stacks of related resources using a template. The template can include runtime parameters, allowing you to customize each […]

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New – Modify EC2 Reserved Instance Reservations

By making good use of Amazon EC2’s Reserved Instances (perhaps guided by the recommendations of the AWS Trusted Advisor or equally capable third-party tools) you can lower your compute costs while also reserving capacity. Today we are making the Reserved Instance model even more flexible by giving you the power to modify your Reserved Instances […]

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New AWS Command Line Interface (CLI)

Graphical user interfaces (e.g. the AWS Management Console) are great, but nothing beats the expressiveness of the command line! Today we are releasing the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI). The AWS CLI provides a single, unified interface to a very large collection of AWS services. After downloading and configuring the CLI you can drive Amazon […]

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New Read Replica Capabilities for Amazon RDS

If you use Amazon RDS, you probably understand the ease with which you can create read replicas to increase the scalability and performance of your database-backed applications. Today we are extending this feature to decrease replica creation time, increase snapshot performance, and give you even more read throughput. Let’s take a closer look… Parallel Replica […]

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