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Fine Tune Your Oracle Database With Oracle Statspack

Amazon RDS for Oracle Database now supports Oracle Statspack. You can use Oracle Statspack to collect and analyze database performance metrics and use them to diagnose problems and to increase performance. The Oracle Statspack is available for all Oracle editions and engine versions supported by Amazon RDS for Oracle. You can install it on your […]

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The AWS Report – Manish Dalwadi on Amazon RDS

In the latest episode of The AWS Report, I spoke with my colleague Manish Dalwadi to get an update on the Amazon Relational Database Service. As Senior Product Manager, Manish listens to customers and sets the overall direction for RDS. In this episode he reviews the “undifferentiated heavy lifting” that RDS does, describes some customers […]

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Custom Error Pages and Responses for Amazon CloudFront

Amazon CloudFront distributes dynamic and static web content produced by an origin server to viewers located anywhere in the world. If the user requests objects that don’t exist (i.e., a 404 Not Found response) or an unauthorized user might attempt to download an object (i.e., a 403 Forbidden response), CloudFront used to display a brief […]

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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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Training Bootcamps at AWS re:Invent

Would you like to spend an entire day learning more about a particular aspect of AWS? Do you want to start from scratch with an introductory course, do you want to polish your skills with an advanced class in scalability, operations, or game development, or are you looking for something in-between? As part of AWS […]

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CNAME Wildcard Support for Amazon CloudFront

Amazon CloudFront makes it easy for you to get your dynamic and static content out to a global audience. You simply host your static content in Amazon S3 or your dynamic content on Amazon EC2, create a CloudFront distribution, and use the domain name for the distribution in the URL path for your content. You […]

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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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