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AWS Direct Connect – More Connection Speeds, New Console, Multiple Accounts

AWS Direct Connect makes it easy for you to establish a dedicated network connection from your premises to AWS. You can do this to reduce your network costs, improve throughput, or to provide a more consistent network experience than is possible with an Internet-based connection. Today we are making AWS Direct Connect even more powerful […]

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AWS CloudFormation – Additional VPC Support and New Templates

AWS CloudFormation lets you create and manage a collection of AWS resources (EC2 instances, Elastic IP addresses, RDS DB Instances, and much more), provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion. CloudFormation lets you describe stacks of related resources using a template. The template can include runtime parameters, allowing you to customize each […]

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New Geo Library for Amazon DynamoDB

Have you ever thought about building an application that is location-based? Perhaps you want to display maps, or you want to show the bus stops or restaurants that are closest to the user as they roam about an unfamiliar city. What’s Here?Like many types of programming and data representation problems, it turns out that efficiently […]

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New AWS Command Line Interface (CLI)

Graphical user interfaces (e.g. the AWS Management Console) are great, but nothing beats the expressiveness of the command line! Today we are releasing the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI). The AWS CLI provides a single, unified interface to a very large collection of AWS services. After downloading and configuring the CLI you can drive Amazon […]

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New Read Replica Capabilities for Amazon RDS

If you use Amazon RDS, you probably understand the ease with which you can create read replicas to increase the scalability and performance of your database-backed applications. Today we are extending this feature to decrease replica creation time, increase snapshot performance, and give you even more read throughput. Let’s take a closer look… Parallel Replica […]

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Learn AWS With New Self-Paced Labs

Would you like to test-drive AWS services, acquire some new skills, and gain practical experience working with a wide variety of AWS technologies? If so, the new AWS self-paced labs will be of great interest to you. We’ve been working with Cloud vLab (an APN Technology Partner) to create a set of hands-on, self-paced online […]

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