AWS News Blog

AWS FedRAMP ATO: Difficult to Achieve, Easily Misunderstood, Valuable to All AWS Customers

Compliance with FedRAMP is a complex process with a high bar for a providers security practices. Because few providers have secured an Authority To Operate (ATO) under FedRAMP, and FedRAMP in general is very new, the topic often leaves many confused. So, we wanted to build upon our press release, security blog post, and AWS blog post […]

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EBS Snapshot Copy Performance Improvement

The EBS Snapshot Copy feature gives you the power to copy EBS snapshots across AWS Regions. Effective today, we have made the snapshot copy even faster than before with support for incremental copies between Regions. It is now practical to copy snapshots to other regions more frequently, making it easier for you to develop applications […]

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AWS Week in Review – June 3, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, June 3 The AWS Ruby Blog talked about some new Gems that simplify Working With Regions. The new AWS PHP Blog talked about Transferring Files to and From Amazon S3. Tuesday, June 4 We expanded the AWS Region in Tokyo with by […]

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Amazon RDS: 3.5 years, 3 Engines, 9 Regions, 50+ Features and Tens of Thousands of Customers

The Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) was designed to simplify one of the most complex of all common IT activities: managing and scaling a relational database while providing fast, predictable performance and high availability. RDS in ActionIn the 3.5 years since we launched Amazon RDS, a lot has happened. Amazon RDS is now being used […]

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Amazon Redshift Now Available in Japan

Amazon Redshift is now available in the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region. AWS customers running in this Region can now create a fast, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse today at a price point that is a tenth that of most traditional data warehousing solutions. Customers Love Amazon RedshiftWe launched Redshift in February of 2013. Since that […]

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AWS Week in Review – May 27, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 27 We released another an AWS customer success story to highlight Mentor Graphics. Tuesday, May 28 We announced that AWS IAM Now Supports Amazon, Facebook, and Google Identity Federation. Wednesday, May 29 The AWS Security Blog talked about the API options […]

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