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Marry Amazon Kinesis and Storm Using the New Kinesis Storm Spout

Amazon Kinesis is a fully managed service for real-time processing of streamed data at massive scale. When we launched Kinesis in November of 2013, we also introduced the Kinesis Client Library. You can use the client library to build applications that process streaming data. It will handle complex issues such as load-balancing of streaming data, […]

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New Financial Services Category in the AWS Marketplace

Today we are making the AWS Marketplace even more useful with the addition of a new Financial Services category. You can now find, buy, and immediately start using powerful charting, time synchronization, data visualization, and transaction applications and services. Here’s a sampling of the offerings in this new category: ChartIQ is a developer-friendly financial visualization […]

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AWS Update – New M3 Sizes & Features + Reduced EBS Prices + Reduced S3 Prices

I’ve got lots of great AWS news today! Here’s a summary: M3 instances are now available in two additional sizes. Several additional features are now available for newly launched M3 instances. Prices for S3 storage have been reduced by up to 22%. Prices for EBS Standard volume storage and I/O operations have been reduced by […]

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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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