AWS News Blog

AWS Pop-up Loft – Returning in the Fall!

Earlier this year we opened up the AWS Pop-up Loft for a pilot run of almost four weeks in San Francisco. During that time, many AWS developers dropped in to network, listen, learn, work, and socialize. Some developers came and enjoyed the structured, scheduled events. Others came in with their laptops, found a quiet corner, […]

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New SSL Features for Amazon CloudFront – Session Tickets, OCSP Stapling, Perfect Forward Secrecy

You probably know that you can use to distribute your content to users around the world with a high degree of security, low latency and high data transfer speed. CloudFront supports the use of secure HTTPS connections from the origin to the edge and from the edge to the client; if you enable this option […]

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Amazon SNS Update – Large Topics and MPNS Authenticated Mode

is a fast and flexible push messaging service. You can easily send messages to Apple, Google, Fire OS and Windows devices, including Android devices in China (via Baidu Cloud Push). Today we are enhancing SNS with support for large topics (more than 10,000 subscribers) and authenticated delivery to MPNS (Microsoft Push Notification Service). Large Topics […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 11, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 11 We announced Multi-Factor Authentication for Amazon WorkSpaces. We announced that you can now Tag Your Elastic Load Balancers. The talked about S3 Server Side Encryption With Windows PowerShell. We published Episode 96 of the . Tuesday, August 12 We announced that you […]

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New Introductory AWS Videos & Labs – DynamoDB, Elastic Beanstalk, and Elastic MapReduce

Earlier this year, I wrote about our Free AWS Instructional Videos and the associated AWS labs. The videos and the labs will help you to get started using an AWS Service in about 30 minutes. We have recently added three new videos and labs to go along with them: Introduction to Amazon DynamoDB – Video […]

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Simplified PHP Development – Z-Ray in the Cloud from Zend

PHP development on AWS just got easier today. Zend Technologies (the PHP company) is now delivering Z-Ray productivity booster for PHP developers on the . The success of a platform is based on many factors, developer productivity being one of the most important. Productivity leads to innovation and innovation leads to differentiation and (hopefully) success […]

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Rapidly Deploy SharePoint on AWS With New Deployment Guide and Templates

Building on top of our earlier work to bring Microsoft SharePoint to , I am happy to announce that we have published a comprehensive Quick Start Reference and a set of templates. As part of today’s launch, you get a reference deployment, architectural guidance, and a fully automated way to deploy a production-ready installation of […]

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Multi-Factor Authentication for Amazon WorkSpaces

is a fully managed desktop computing service in the cloud. You can easily provision and manage cloud-based desktops that can be accessed from laptops, iPads, Kindle Fire, and Android tablets. Today we are enhancing WorkSpaces with support for multi-factor authentication using an on-premises RADIUS server. In plain English, your WorkSpaces users will now be able […]

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