AWS News Blog

The AWS Report – Karl Van den Bergh of Jaspersoft

In the latest episode of The AWS Report, I spoke with Karl van Den Bergh of Jaspersoft to learn more about what it means to be a commercial provider of open source business intelligence software. We discussed their business model, integration with Amazon Redshift, use of the AWS Marketplace (here’s their listing), how to get […]

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New – Modify EC2 Reserved Instance Reservations

By making good use of Amazon EC2’s Reserved Instances (perhaps guided by the recommendations of the AWS Trusted Advisor or equally capable third-party tools) you can lower your compute costs while also reserving capacity. Today we are making the Reserved Instance model even more flexible by giving you the power to modify your Reserved Instances […]

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The AWS Report – James Hirmas of JHC Technology

In the latest episode of The AWS Report, I spoke with James Hirmas of JHC Technology to learn how they are moving government, commercial, and non-profit organizations to the AWS Cloud. James talked about the challenges that they face as they do so, and outlined their CORE solution. He also described their methodology for extracting […]

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AWS Week in Review – September 2, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, September 2 This was a US holiday and nothing of note happened in AWS-land. Tuesday, September 3 We launched the New AWS Command Line Interface. The AWS .NET Developer Blog discussed the EC2Metadata utility. Wednesday, September 4 We announced that Amazon ElastiCache […]

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New Geo Library for Amazon DynamoDB

Have you ever thought about building an application that is location-based? Perhaps you want to display maps, or you want to show the bus stops or restaurants that are closest to the user as they roam about an unfamiliar city. What’s Here?Like many types of programming and data representation problems, it turns out that efficiently […]

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