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The New AWS Data Pipeline

Data. Information. . Business Intelligence. It’s all the rage these days. Companies of all sizes are realizing that managing data is a lot more complicated and time consuming than in the past, despite the fact that the cost of the underlying storage continues to decline. Buried deep within this mountain of data is the “captive […]

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Amazon Redshift – The New AWS Data Warehouse

You may have noticed that we announced Amazon Redshift today a data warehouse service that is a lot faster, simpler, and less expensive than alternatives available today. Let’s Talk About Data A data warehouse is a specialized type of relational database, optimized for high-performance analysis and reporting of transactions. It collects current and historical transactional […]

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New – Amazon Simple Workflow Recipes

We launched Amazon Simple Workflow (SWF) earlier this year, introducing a service designed to help developers automate the coordination of work in applications for better scalability and performance. Coordination of work in an application becomes particularly onerous for developers to build when the application needs to manage high volume and/or multiple streams of work concurrently […]

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New Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region in Australia – EC2, DynamoDB, S3, and Much More

It is time to expand the AWS footprint once again, with a new Region in Sydney, Australia. AWS customers in Australia can now enjoy fast, low-latency access to the suite of AWS infrastructure services. New RegionThe new Sydney Region supports the following AWS services: A Tranquil Beach – Shoal Bay, Australia Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud […]

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RDS & ElastiCache Updates – New Instance Types and Price Reductions

I’ve got good news for users of the Amazon Relational Database Service and ElastiCache. We’re reducing prices and adding more instance types. RDS Price ReductionWe’ve reduced prices on RDS Database Instances by 8% to 14% in the US East (Northern Virginia) and US West (Oregon) Regions. Here are sample prices for standard deployment (single Availability […]

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New EC2 Second Generation Standard Instances and Price Reductions

We launched Amazon EC2 with a single instance type (the venerable m1.small) in 2006. Over the years we have added many new instance types in order to allow our customers to run a very wide variety of applications and workloads. The Second Generation Standard InstancesToday we are continuing that practice, with the addition of a […]

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