AWS News Blog

Category: Launch

2012 Year in Review: New AWS Technical Whitepapers, Articles and Videos Published – Give Us Your Feedback!

In addition to delivering great services and features to our customers, we are constantly working towards helping customers so that they can build highly-scalable, highly-available cost-effective cloud solutions using our services. We not only provide technical documentation for each service but also provide guidance on economics, cross-service architectures, reference implementations, best practices and details on […]

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The New EC2 High Storage Instance Family

In our continuing quest to ensure that Amazon EC2 is applicable to an incredibly broad array of use cases, we are launching a new instance family today. The High Storage Eight Extra Large (hs1.8xlarge) instances are a great fit for applications that require high storage depth and high sequential I/O performance. Each instance includes 117 […]

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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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