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New – Set Preferred Payment Currency for your AWS Account

With customers in 190 countries, AWS is truly a global phenomenon. Today we are making the AWS bill payment process more powerful, by adding support for credit card payments in eleven additional currencies. This support comes in addition to our existing support for US Dollars (USD). This will relieve your accounting department of the burden […]

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New – Managed Policies for AWS Identity & Access Management

Many computer science problems can be solved, the experts like to say, by adding another level of indirection (this proposition is often referred to, with mock seriousness, as the Fundamental Theorem of Software Engineering). If you are currently using IAM, you already know that you can use user-based permissions to grant access to specific AWS […]

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AWS Config Update – New Regions, CloudTrail Support, ServiceNow

I first wrote about last fall as part of our burst of announcements that we made during in Las Vegas. At that time I discussed the dynamic nature of the AWS cloud and how organizations face new challenges with regard to asset tracking, inventory management, change management, and governance when they move their operations to […]

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New Training to Help You Prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Exam

My colleague Janna Pellegrino sent me a guest post to introduce some new materials to help you to prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect exam! — Jeff; Are you planning to take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam?  We now have a new half-day workshop to help you prepare.  Designed to complement […]

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New – Auto Recovery for Amazon EC2

An important rule when building a highly available and highly reliable system is to design for failure. In other words, your design model should assume that, as Amazon CTO Werner Vogels has said, “everything fails all the time.” Fortunately, modern data centers, networks, and servers are highly reliable, and failures are the exception rather than […]

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