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Category: Launch

New Training Course – Big Data on AWS

We have added a new Big Data course to the AWS Training program. The three day, instructor-led course is designed to teach you how to use Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Elastic MapReduce and important Hadoop tools such as Pig and Hive. The course will show you how to create environments and how to leverage […]

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New VPC Peering for the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud

The Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) gives you the power to create a logically isolated section of the AWS Cloud, which you can think of as virtual network. You can launch AWS resources, including Amazon EC2 instances within the network, and you have full control over the virtual networking environment, including the IP address range […]

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New Features for Amazon CloudFront: Server Name Indication (SNI) and HTTP Redirection

Amazon CloudFront is a web service for content delivery. You can use CloudFront to deliver content to your end users with low latency, high data transfer speed, and no commitments. I am happy to announce that CloudFront now supports Server Name Indication (SNI) for custom SSL certificates, along with the ability to take incoming HTTP […]

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Amazon AppStream Can Improve the New-User Experience for Eve Online

You can use Amazon AppStream to stream resource-intensive applications and games from the cloud. The developers at CCP Games love AppStream and showed how they could enable the character creator for the incredibly popular Eve Online game. In the video below, Halldor Fannor (CTO of CCP Games) speaks his mind regarding the new-user experience that […]

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Two New Locations for Amazon Simple Email Service

Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) makes it easy and cost-effective for you to send transactional emails, marketing emails, or any other high-quality messages to your customers. This month we expanded the SES footprint to a pair of new AWS Regions. You can now send emails from any of the following endpoints: US East (Northern Virginia) […]

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Amazon SQS – New Dead Letter Queue

The Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) makes it easy for you to decouple the components of your application from each other. Proper use of SQS can make your applications easier to build, scale, and run. For example, you could have one task produce work items, post them to a queue, and have another task pull […]

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Marry Amazon Kinesis and Storm Using the New Kinesis Storm Spout

Amazon Kinesis is a fully managed service for real-time processing of streamed data at massive scale. When we launched Kinesis in November of 2013, we also introduced the Kinesis Client Library. You can use the client library to build applications that process streaming data. It will handle complex issues such as load-balancing of streaming data, […]

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New Financial Services Category in the AWS Marketplace

Today we are making the AWS Marketplace even more useful with the addition of a new Financial Services category. You can now find, buy, and immediately start using powerful charting, time synchronization, data visualization, and transaction applications and services. Here’s a sampling of the offerings in this new category: ChartIQ is a developer-friendly financial visualization […]

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