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Learn All About the Amazon Simple Workflow Service – Two New Videos

The Amazon Simple Workflow Service (SWF) is used to power highly scalable distributed systems at NASA (case study), Sage Bionetworks (case study), and a number of our other customers. In order to help you to better understand SWF, Balan Subramanian, SWF Product Manager, hosted an hour-long webinar: Maxim Fateev, AWS Principal Engineer, spent another hour […]

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EC2 Spot Instance Updates – Auto Scaling and CloudFormation Integration, New Sample App

I have three exciting news items for Amazon EC2 users: You can now use Auto Scaling to place bids on the EC2 Spot Market on your behalf. Similarly, you can now place Spot Market bids from within an AWS CloudFormation template. We have a new article to show you how to track Spot instance activity […]

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DynamoDB Scales Out to Three New Locations

Effectively immediately, Amazon DynamoDB is available in three additional AWS Regions. Here’s the complete list: US East (Northern Virginia) EU (Ireland) Asia Pacific (Tokyo) US West (Northern California) – New US West (Oregon) – New Asia Pacific (Singapore) – New You can find the complete list of HTTP and HTTPS service endpoints here. For more […]

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New Whitepaper: The Total Cost of (Non) Ownership of a NoSQL Database Service

We have received tremendous positive feedback from customers and partners since we launched Amazon DynamoDB two months ago. Amazon DynamoDB enables customers to offload the administrative burden of operating and scaling a highly available distributed database cluster while only paying for the actual system resources they consume. We also received a ton of great feedback […]

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