AWS News Blog

Enable Single Sign-On to the AWS Management Console via Shibboleth

One of the most powerful features of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) is its ability to issue temporary security credentials and grant controlled access to people in a network without having to define individual identities for each user (i.e., identity federation). This enables customers to extend their existing authentication systems and allow users to Single […]

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AWS Week in Review – September 16, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, September 16 The AWS Java Development Blog posted a Code Snippet to Create a DynamoDB Table. The AWS Security Blog talked about Using Roles to Distribute Non-AWS Credentials to EC2 Instances. Tuesday, September 17 We announced some Updates to the AWS Mobile […]

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AWS CloudFormation – Additional VPC Support and New Templates

AWS CloudFormation lets you create and manage a collection of AWS resources (EC2 instances, Elastic IP addresses, RDS DB Instances, and much more), provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion. CloudFormation lets you describe stacks of related resources using a template. The template can include runtime parameters, allowing you to customize each […]

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AWS Week in Review – September 9, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, September 9 We announced that you can now Run SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on the AWS Free Usage Tier. Tuesday, September 10 I published an AWS Report interview with James Hirmas of JHC Technology. The AWS PHP Development Blog talked about Streaming […]

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DynamoDB Local for Desktop Development

Would you like to be able to write and test code that uses the Amazon DynamoDB API even if you have no network connection and without incurring any usage charges (AWS Free Usage Tier notwithstanding)? If so, you are going to love our new DynamoDB Local test tool. DynamoDB Local is a client-side database that […]

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