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Two new locations for The Start-Up Project: San Diego and Los Angeles

Start-Up Project is an AWS-Exclusive Event for Start-Ups. It started with Seattle, then San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York City, Boston. Now its has two new locations: Los Angeles and San Diego. This is probably your last chance this year to attend and interact with AWS Business Development Managers, Directors and Developers from Amazon Web […]

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New Amazon ECS Release

We’re excited to announce Amazon ECS version 2007-07-16. There are several changes from previous versions, outlined below: This release introduces two new response groups: VariationMatrix and VariationOffers The VariationOffers response group enables you to retrieve the offers for the children of a parent ASIN. VariationOffers is a child response group of the Variations response group. […]

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New Developer Resource Center Content

Just a quick post to act as a heads up on two additions to the AWS Developer Resource Center. First, I recently interviewed Doug Kaye, who is CTO of GigaVox Media, about their experience with Amazon Simple Queue Service (aka Amazon SQS). The interview runs approximately 9 minutes, and offers some insight by Doug. I […]

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Amazon S3 – the new Asprin

As more and more people now move their production apps on Amazon S3, we are getting emails from CEOs and CTOs about their success and how Amazon S3 helped them sleep better at night. Last week I blogged about live-blogging backed by Amazon S3 and their 2-hour-$10-scaling app. This week its Pictogame. As Louis Choquel, […]

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New Simple Queue Service Release

The Amazon SQS team recently released a new version of their service. Per the SQS release notes, the new features include: New function to get the approximate number of messages in a queue. Ability to change the visibility timeout of a message. Ability to delete a queue even if it is not empty. More flexibility […]

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An Interesting Newsletter Article

A month or so ago, I attended a SOA Conference and Business Process Management Conference (there were multiple conferences in one venue), put on by the BrainStorm Group in Chicago. Lots of serious enterprise architect types attended the conference, where they were able to share their experience and learnings with others, as well as hear […]

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News from ETech

Alex Iskold has written a very lucid summary of Werner Vogels’ Etech keynote from earlier today. Of course, I agree with his summary: AWS is continuing to impress. Amazon is now focused on amplifying the customer success stories and turning that buzz into more customers. Given the pricing and simplicity of AWS, it appears that […]

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