AWS News Blog

Two New Locations for Amazon Simple Email Service

Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) makes it easy and cost-effective for you to send transactional emails, marketing emails, or any other high-quality messages to your customers. This month we expanded the SES footprint to a pair of new AWS Regions. You can now send emails from any of the following endpoints: US East (Northern Virginia) […]

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Amazon SQS – New Dead Letter Queue

The Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) makes it easy for you to decouple the components of your application from each other. Proper use of SQS can make your applications easier to build, scale, and run. For example, you could have one task produce work items, post them to a queue, and have another task pull […]

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Marry Amazon Kinesis and Storm Using the New Kinesis Storm Spout

Amazon Kinesis is a fully managed service for real-time processing of streamed data at massive scale. When we launched Kinesis in November of 2013, we also introduced the Kinesis Client Library. You can use the client library to build applications that process streaming data. It will handle complex issues such as load-balancing of streaming data, […]

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New Financial Services Category in the AWS Marketplace

Today we are making the AWS Marketplace even more useful with the addition of a new Financial Services category. You can now find, buy, and immediately start using powerful charting, time synchronization, data visualization, and transaction applications and services. Here’s a sampling of the offerings in this new category: ChartIQ is a developer-friendly financial visualization […]

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AWS Week in Review – January 20, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, January 20 We announced New M3 Sizes + Features, Reduced EBS Prices, and Reduced S3 Prices. The AWS Application Management Blog talked about Using DynamoDB and SNS with Elastic Beanstalk in any Supported AWS Region. Tuesday, January 21 The AWS Security Blog […]

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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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