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Category: Launch

New features come to Amazon SimpleDB

Amazon SimpleDB released a new version last week. With this new version, developers will be now able sort the results and use a new does-not-start-with operator in their queries – the two most frequently asked feature requests. I am very excited about the new sort feature because now all the processing will happen in-the-cloud and […]

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Welcome to our new Evangelist in Europe!

Greetings everybody, my name is Simone Brunozzi, and I’m thrilled to announce that I’m the new Amazon Web Services Evangelist for Europe! After a training period in Seattle with my manager, Jeff Barr, and the AWS team, I’m now ready to get off the ground here in the old country. You can find my schedule […]

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New York Times TimesMachine

Derek Gottfrid and his colleagues at the New York Times have obviously been having a lot of fun with Amazon EC2. Their latest offering is the TimesMachine. Print subscribers can access any issue of the New York Times, dating back to Volume 1, Number 1 in 1851. Non-subscribers can take a peek at 6 different […]

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Friday Lunch Meetup in New York

I’ll be in New York this coming Friday, the second leg of a trip to Washington, DC and New York. Via Twitter, Tristan Louis suggested a lunch meetup and I was happy to oblige. We’ll be meeting at the Union Square Coffee Shop at 12:30 on Friday the 2nd of May and you are welcome […]

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New EC2 Features: Static IP Addresses, Availability Zones, and User Selectable Kernels

We just added three important new features to Amazon EC2: Elastic IP Addresses, Availability Zones, and User Selectable Kernels. The documentation, the WSDL, the AMI tools, and the command line tools have been revised to match and there’s a release note as well. Read on to learn all about them… The Elastic IP Addresses feature […]

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New Zealand Trip Report

If there was ever any doubt about the power each of us have, this week proved that one person makes a real difference. I am midway two-week trip to New Zealand and Australia, and writing this post from New Zealand. The person that Im talking about is Nick Joneslet me explain how this evangelism trip […]

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