AWS News Blog

New AWS Management Portal for vCenter

IT Managers and Administrators working within large organizations regularly tell us that they find the key AWS messages — fast and easy self-service provisioning, exchange of CAPEX for OPEX, and the potential for cost savings — to be attractive and compelling. They want to start moving into the future by experimenting with AWS, but they […]

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New, Cost-Effective Memory-Optimized DB Instances for Amazon RDS

The Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) takes care of just about all of the heavy lifting once associated with setting up, running, and scaling a MySQL, Oracle Database, SQL Server, or PostgreSQL database. You can focus on your application while RDS handles database upgrades, fault tolerance, and many other issues that once required a system […]

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AWS June Webinars – Focus on TCO

After a pair of very successful partner webinars in May on the important topic of security, we will turn our attention to the equally important topic of TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) in June. We’ll be holding two webinars on this topic (once again with the help and cooperation of our partners), at no charge. […]

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New Customer Relationship Management for AWS Marketplace Sellers

You should think of the AWS Marketplace as your cloud software store. If you want to consume cloud-based applications, the Marketplace makes it easy for you to find, buy, and start using them. If you are an Independent Software Vendor (ISV), Value-Added Reseller (VAR), or Solution Integrator (SI) and want to develop and distribute cloud-based […]

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AWS Week in Review – May 19, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 19 We announced Amazon RDS for SQL Server With Multi-AZ. Tuesday, May 20 We announced that EC2’s C3 and G2 Instances are now Available in More Regions. We announced that Amazon S3 now Supports Lifecycle Management for Versioned Objects. The AWS Startup Blog […]

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Amazon Elastic Transcoder Update

Transcoding is the process of adapting a media file (video or audio) to change the size, format, or other parameters in order to reduce the file size or to make it compatible with a particular type of device. Amazon Elastic Transcoder is a scalable, fully-managed service that works on a cost-effective pay per use model. […]

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New EBS Encryption for Additional Data Protection

We take data protection very seriously! Over the years we have added a number of security and encryption features to various parts of AWS. We protect data at rest with Server Side Encryption for Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier, multiple tiers of encryption for Amazon Redshift, and Transparent Data Encryption for Oracle and SQL Server […]

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Trusted Advisor Update – New Checks and New CloudTrail Regions

AWS Trusted Advisor provides you with advice and guidance to help you to use AWS safely, securely, and economically. Today we are making the Trusted Advisor even more useful, with support for additional service limit checks and for CloudTrail in additional Regions. Service Limit Checks Many AWS services are configured with per-account “soft” limits on […]

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