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New – AWS WAF

Have you ever taken the time to watch the access and error logs from your web server scroll past? In addition to legitimate well-formed requests from users and spiders, you will probably see all sorts of unseemly and downright scary requests far too often.  For example, I checked the logs for one of my servers […]

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New – Amazon Elasticsearch Service

Elasticsearch  is a real-time, distributed search and analytics engine that fits nicely into a cloud environment. It is document-oriented and does not require a schema to be defined up-front. It supports structured, unstructured, and time-series queries and serves as a substrate for other applications and visualization tools including Kibana. Today we are launching the new […]

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New – AWS CloudFormation Designer + Support for More Services

makes it easy for you to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources (which we call a stack). Starting from a template, CloudFormation creates the resources in an orderly and predictable fashion, taking in to account dependencies between them, and connecting them together as defined in the template. A CloudFormation template is nothing […]

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New AWS Security Courses (Fundamentals & Operations)

It’s probably no surprise that information security is one of today’s most sought after IT specialties. It’s also deeply important to our customers and any company considering moving to the cloud. So, today we’re launching a new AWS Training curriculum focused on security. The curriculum’s two new classes are designed to help you meet your […]

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New AWS Public Data Set – 3000 Rice Genome

My colleague Angel Pizarro wrote the guest post below to tell you about an amazing new AWS Public Data Set! — Jeff; You can now access the genome sequence data of 3,024 rice varieties that have been aligned and analyzed against five different reference genomes as an AWS Public Data Set.  The data contains over […]

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AWS Storage Update – New Lower Cost S3 Storage Option & Glacier Price Reduction

Like all AWS services, the Amazon S3 team is always listening to customers in order to better understand their needs. After studying a lot of feedback and doing some analysis on access patterns over time, the team saw an opportunity to provide a new storage option that would be well-suited to data that is accessed […]

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New AWS Quick Start – Magento for E-Commerce

Magento is a very popular open-source content management system for e-commerce sites. Sellers and developers appreciate its open architecture, flexibility, extensibility (hundreds of extensions), and back-end workflows that can be tailored to fit the unique needs of each customer. Magento Community Edition (Magento CE) Magento Enterprise Edition (Magento EE) are popular among our customers. Some […]

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