AWS News Blog

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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Amazon ElastiCache – Now With a Dash of Redis

We launched Amazon ElastiCache about two years ago, and have steadily added features ever since. In the last two years we have added auto discovery, additional cache node types, and reserved cache nodes. We’ve reduced prices several times and we have added support for additional AWS Regions and VPC. Today we are taking a big […]

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New AWS Command Line Interface (CLI)

Graphical user interfaces (e.g. the AWS Management Console) are great, but nothing beats the expressiveness of the command line! Today we are releasing the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI). The AWS CLI provides a single, unified interface to a very large collection of AWS services. After downloading and configuring the CLI you can drive Amazon […]

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