AWS News Blog

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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Amazon DynamoDB – Parallel Scans, 4x Cheaper Reads, Other Good News

UPDATE (May 5, 2018) The capacity management capabilities of Amazon DynamoDB were enhanced after this blog post was published. As a result, the post references information that may no longer be the most accurate or a best practice. Pease read the DynamoDB documentation on Best Practices for Designing and Using Partition Keys Effectively to learn […]

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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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The New AWS Security Blog

The AWS team works non-stop to improve the security of our services. As you can see from the timeline below, many of our recent releases have made it easier for you to secure your cloud resources. The new AWS Security Blog is your one-stop shop for best practices, how-to guides, customer stories, and more. Like […]

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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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