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Amazon DynamoDB Turns Two…

We introduced Amazon DynamoDB just two years ago. Since that time our customers have come to appreciate the power and convenience of this fully managed and highly scalable NoSQL database. DynamoDB was designed to be a database service capable of serving the ever-growing needs of Amazon.com. With single-digit latency for reads and writes, it is […]

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Faster & More Cost-Effective SSD-Based Nodes for Amazon Redshift

Amazon Redshift provides customers with fast, fully managed, SQL-based data warehousing in the AWS Cloud at a tenth the price of traditional solutions. In previous blog posts, weve talked about Redshifts launch, global expansion, and new features. Today we are making Redshift faster and more cost-effective by adding Dense Compute Nodes. This new SSD-based storage […]

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AWS Update – New M3 Sizes & Features + Reduced EBS Prices + Reduced S3 Prices

I’ve got lots of great AWS news today! Here’s a summary: M3 instances are now available in two additional sizes. Several additional features are now available for newly launched M3 instances. Prices for S3 storage have been reduced by up to 22%. Prices for EBS Standard volume storage and I/O operations have been reduced by […]

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AWS Week in Review – January 13, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, January 13 We announced that you can now Launch AWS Marketplace Software Into VPCs with 1-Click. We launched AWS Training and Certification for Developers and SysOps. We announced a New Database Version and Time Zone Option for Amazon RDS for Oracle Database. […]

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2013 Year in Review: New AWS Technical Whitepapers, Articles and Videos Published

In 2013, AWS released more than 200+ features and services. In addition to the launches, we also had a record year in creating self-service content that help customers understand the real value of breadth and depth of our powerful platform. This post summarizes some of the technical content that we published based on the requests […]

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Updated AWS Billing Console

We updated the AWS Billing Console in late 2013. The new version makes it easier for you to see how much you are spending on AWS (in total and by service). It also includes a simplified interface for management of billing preferences and payment methods, a payment history page, and a simple checkout process for […]

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