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2013 Year in Review: New AWS Technical Whitepapers, Articles and Videos Published

In 2013, AWS released more than 200+ features and services. In addition to the launches, we also had a record year in creating self-service content that help customers understand the real value of breadth and depth of our powerful platform. This post summarizes some of the technical content that we published based on the requests […]

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Two New Edge Locations for CloudFront and Route 53 – Taipei and Rio de Janeiro

I am happy to announce the launch of edge locations in Taipei, Taiwan and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53. This is our first edge location in Taiwan and our second edge location in Brazil (joining So Paulo). Global CoverageThese new locations will improve performance and availability for end users […]

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AWS Trusted Advisor Update – Notification, New Dashboard, Another Check

The AWS Trusted Advisor monitors your AWS resources and provides you with advice for cost optimization, security, performance, and fault tolerance. The 31 checks performed by the Trusted Advisor will help you to monitor and improve your use of Amazon EC2, Elastic Load Balancing, Elastic Block Store, Amazon S3, Auto Scaling, IAM, the Relational Database […]

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AWS Marketplace – New Management Portal for ISVs & VARs

The AWS Marketplace provides an easy way for sellers (ISVs / Independent Software Vendors and VARs / Value Added Resellers) to market and sell their software to developers and IT professionals. Today we are introducing a new AWS Marketplace Management Portal. This portal provides our partners with access to demand generation and business metrics reports, […]

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New Resource-Level Permissions for AWS OpsWorks

My colleague Chris Barclay reports on an important new feature for AWS OpsWorks! — Jeff; I am pleased to announce that AWS OpsWorks now supports resource-level permissions. AWS OpsWorks is an application management service that lets you provision resources, deploy and update software, automate common operational tasks, and monitor the state of your environment. You […]

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A New Generation of EC2 Instances for Compute-Intensive Workloads

Many AWS customers run CPU-bound, compute-intensive workloads on Amazon EC2, often using parallel processing frameworks such as Hadoop to distribute work and collect results. This includes batch data processing, analytics, high-performance scientific computing, 3D rendering, engineering, and simulation. To date these needs have been met by the existing members of our compute-optimized instance families — […]

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