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Category: Launch*

New Features for the Amazon Elastic Transcoder

We released the Amazon Elastic Transcoder with an initial set of features and a promise to iterate quickly based on customer feedback. You’ve supplied us with plenty of feedback (primarily via the Elastic Transcoder Forum) and have a set of powerful enhancements ready as a result. Here’s what’s new: Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) Support. […]

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The New AWS Support API

I have long believed (and spoken about) the fact programmability is one of the attributes that defines a cloud.  The availability of APIs for fundamental cloud features means that you, as a developer, can build tools, utilities, and applications to create cloud resources, track and manage status, and even gain access to usage and billing […]

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Amazon CloudFront / Route 53 – New Edge Location in Seoul, Korea

(CloudFront) . http://aws.amazon.com/ko/aws-news-20130501/ We have just opened up an Amazon CloudFront / Amazon Route 53 edge location in Seoul, Korea! This is our sixth location in Asia, and our fortieth world-wide (see the AWS Global Infrastructure map for more information). If your application already uses CloudFront or Route 53, your customers in the area will […]

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PC2 – The New Punched Card Cloud

At least once per decade (I’ve been at this evangelism thing for a long time), a potential customer will ask me1 if we have ever thought of building a cloud of mainframe computers. They recognize the benefits of cloud computing, but are reluctant to give up their Job Control Language, their decks of punched cards, […]

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DynamoDB – Price Reduction and New Reserved Capacity Model

We’re making Amazon DynamoDB an even better value today, with a price reduction and a new reserved capacity pricing model. Behind the scenes, we’ve worked hard to make this happen. We have fine-tuned our storage and our processing model, optimized our replication pipeline, and taken advantage of our scale to drive down our hardware costs. […]

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