AWS News Blog

Category: Web Services News

Vertica / Sonian / Amazon Webinar

Earlier this year I talked about the unique and powerful AWS-powered solutions offered by Vertica and Sonian. Tomorrow (August 21st), I will be taking part in a unique, three-party webinar. In the webinar you’ll get to hear from me, from Vertica Field Engineering Director Omer Trajman, and from Sonian CTO Greg Arnette. The webinar will […]

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Lots of Bits

In January of 2008 we announced that the Amazon Web Services now consume more bandwidth than do the entire global network of Amazon.com retail sites. Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos has been showing a chart of the relative bandwidth usage and I just received permission to post it here: Pretty cool, huh? — Jeff;

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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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Quick Links

I’m just about to head downstairs to give my talk to the IEEE International Conference on Web Services, so this will be a really short entry. First,  Mamoon’s SOA  Testing Blog reports on his use of Amazon EC2. This entire entry is worth reading, but here are a few tidbits: “I love the fact that […]

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Friday Wrapup

I’m just about to sign off in anticipation of a vacation week devoid of computers, Blackberries, web services, blogs, and even Second Life. Before I go, here are a few things to keep you busy in the week to come. In addition to releasing that new version of Blueorganizer, Alex Iskold just published a very […]

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Quick Picks

Time to clean out the inbox with some interesting quick picks: Good article from Microsoft: Web Services and the Microsoft Platform. The BitPorters blog talks about the Amazon Mechanical Turk: Micro-Compensation – Affordably Driving User Incentive. Long-time AWS developer Francis Shanahan is writing a new book, tentatively titled Beginning Amazon.com Mashups. There’s more info and […]

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Amazon S3 Shoots, Scores, Soars

Developers have been pouring data into Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) at a prodigious rate. In fact, there are now over 800 million discrete objects stored in S3. Earlier today we announced some of our successes in a press release. Some of the highlights include: The aforementioned 800 million stored objects. Argentinian newspaper La Nacion […]

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Lots of Goodies

I’ve got a few cool things to share today: The AWS Web Shop sends a Love Message To Amazon Web Services – “Ive never met an API like you. What caught my attention is that you were just exposing yourself everywhere.“ Speaking of love letters, the Pure Web Dev blog says “I’m still surprised by […]

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