AWS News Blog

AWS Expansion – WorkSpaces, Directory Service, ElastiCache, GovCloud, Kinesis, Traditional Chinese, More

We’ve increased the geographic footprint and international relevance of several AWS services this past month. Here’s a summary: and are now available in the region. is now available in the region. , , and RDS integration with are now available in . We added a second location in Korea for and . is now available […]

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Coming Soon – AWS SDK for Go

My colleague Peter Moon wrote the guest post below and asked me to get it out to the world ASAP! — Jeff; AWS currently offers SDKs for seven different programming languages – Java, C#, Ruby, Python, JavaScript, PHP, and Objective C (iOS), and we closely follow the language trends among our customers and the general […]

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Amazon DynamoDB Update – Online Indexing & Reserved Capacity Improvements

Developers all over the world are using to build applications that take advantage of its ability to provide consistent low-latency performance. The developers that I have talked to enjoy the flexibility provided by DynamoDB’s schemaless model, along with the ability to scale capacity up and down as needed.  They also benefit from the DynamoDB Reserved […]

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AWS Week in Review – January 19, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, January 19 We announced Auto-Recovery for EC2. We announced that is now available in the region. We announced Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing Support in ClassicLink. We updated the Enterprise Backup and Recovery (On Premises to AWS) Guide. The R Shiny […]

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Deploy a Hybrid Storage Solution Using Avere’s Edge Filer and Amazon S3

Enterprise-scale AWS customers often ask me for advice on how to connect their existing on-premises compute and storage infrastructure to the AWS cloud.  They are not interested in all-or-nothing solutions that render their existing IT model obsolete. Instead, they want to enhance the model by taking advantage of the security, scale, performance, and cost-effectiveness of […]

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New Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge)

In November of 2014 we made a long-term commitment to our goal of using 100% renewable energy to power the global AWS footprint. Today, the , , and AWS regions are Carbon-neutral. Now it is time to take another step toward our goal. We have signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Pattern Energy Group […]

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System Center Virtual Machine Manager Add-In Update – Import & Launch Instances

We launched the AWS Systems Manager for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) last fall. This add-in allows you to monitor and manage your on-premises VMs (Virtual Machines), as well as your instances (running either Windows or Linux) from within Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager. As a refresher, here’s the main screen: Today […]

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