AWS News Blog

Category: Launch

New Developer Resource Center Content

Just a quick post to act as a heads up on two additions to the AWS Developer Resource Center. First, I recently interviewed Doug Kaye, who is CTO of GigaVox Media, about their experience with Amazon Simple Queue Service (aka Amazon SQS). The interview runs approximately 9 minutes, and offers some insight by Doug. I […]

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Amazon S3 – the new Asprin

As more and more people now move their production apps on Amazon S3, we are getting emails from CEOs and CTOs about their success and how Amazon S3 helped them sleep better at night. Last week I blogged about live-blogging backed by Amazon S3 and their 2-hour-$10-scaling app. This week its Pictogame. As Louis Choquel, […]

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New Simple Queue Service Release

The Amazon SQS team recently released a new version of their service. Per the SQS release notes, the new features include: New function to get the approximate number of messages in a queue. Ability to change the visibility timeout of a message. Ability to delete a queue even if it is not empty. More flexibility […]

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An Interesting Newsletter Article

A month or so ago, I attended a SOA Conference and Business Process Management Conference (there were multiple conferences in one venue), put on by the BrainStorm Group in Chicago. Lots of serious enterprise architect types attended the conference, where they were able to share their experience and learnings with others, as well as hear […]

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News from ETech

Alex Iskold has written a very lucid summary of Werner Vogels’ Etech keynote from earlier today. Of course, I agree with his summary: AWS is continuing to impress. Amazon is now focused on amplifying the customer success stories and turning that buzz into more customers. Given the pricing and simplicity of AWS, it appears that […]

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New Version of ECS Released

I just received word that a new version of the Amazon E-Commerce Service has been released. Here are the newest features: Ability to search the Amazon.com Industrial & Scientific Products catalog. A new search index, All, with the ability to perform a keyword search on all product categories with up to 5 pages of results. […]

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New ECS Release

A new release of ECS 4.0 was rolled out earlier today. There are two new features: A new response group, OfferListings, was added for all locales. This response group returns somewhat lighter version of the data provided by the Offers group. Data for the French locale now includes the French waste tax. — Jeff;

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