AWS News Blog

Amazon CloudFront Now Supports Microsoft Smooth Streaming

Delivering high-quality video or audio content to web and mobile clients is a tricky endeavor. Beyond supporting a multitude of formats and device types, you need to account for frequent and dramatic changes in the quality of each customers Internet connection. Latency, available bandwidth, transmission error rates, and other factors stand to compromise the overall […]

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Elastic Load Balancing – Perfect Forward Secrecy and Other Security Enhancements

My colleague Lesley Mbogo has some good news for users of the AWS Elastic Load Balancing service. — Jeff; We have made several enhancements to Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) to further improve the security of your application traffic, making it easier for you to better protect the confidential data and privacy of your users. Today, […]

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Route 53 Health Check Improvements – Faster Interval and Configurable Failover

Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable Domain Name Service. As such, it efficiently translates names such as aws.amazon.com into IP addresses. Route 53 also includes a very handy failover feature. Once enabled, this feature performs health checks at regular intervals, and then switches to a backup site if the primary one appears […]

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AWS Week in Review – February 10, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, February 10 We announced that AWS CloudFormation Now Supports Amazon Redshift. We announced another AWS Test Drive : Esri Maps for SharePoint. Tuesday, February 11 We announced that the G2 Instance Type is Now Available in the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region. Wednesday, […]

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AWS CloudFormation Adds Support for Redshift and More

My colleague Chetan Dandekar has a lot of good news for AWS CloudFormation users! — Jeff; AWS CloudFormation now supports Amazon Redshift. We have recently enhanced our support for other AWS resources as well. What is CloudFormation?AWS CloudFormation simplifies provisioning and management of a wide range of AWS resources, from EC2 and VPC to DynamoDB. […]

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AWS Week in Review – February 3, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, February 3 We updated the Amazon CloudFront Public IP Address Ranges. Tuesday, February 4 The Amazon Mobile App Distribution Blog announced that you can Earn a Guaranteed $1.50 CPM on Banner Ads from the Amazon Mobile Ads Network for a limited time. […]

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