AWS News Blog

Amazon Linux AMI 2013.03 Now Available

Max Spevack runs the team that produces the Amazon Linux AMI. Today he’s here to tell you about the newest version of this popular AMI. — Jeff; Following our usual six month release cycle, the Amazon Linux AMI 2013.03 is now available. As always, our goal with the Amazon Linux AMI is to ensure that […]

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AWS CloudHSM – Secure Key Storage and Cryptographic Operations

Back in the early days of AWS, I would often receive questions that boiled down to “This sounds really interesting, but what about security?” We created the AWS Security & Compliance Center to publish information about the various reports, certifications, and independent attestations that we’ve earned and to provide you with additional information about the […]

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AWS Week in Review – March 18, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, March 18 We announced that the Amazon Simple Workflow Service is now available in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. Tuesday, March 19 We added additional EBS-Optimized Instance Types for EC2. Wednesday, March 20 We published a new page to help you to […]

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Meet the AWS Team at GDC

Several of my colleagues on the AWS team are heading to the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco this week. So, if you are planning to be there, stop by and say hi. We have a booth and a few planned activities: AWS BoothStop by our booth and learn more about how AWS makes […]

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Additional EBS-Optimized Instance Types for Amazon EC2

We are adding EBS-optimized support to four additional EC2 instance types. You can now request dedicated throughput between EC2 instances and your EBS (Elastic Block Store) volumes at launch time: Instance Type Dedicated Throughput m1.large 500 Mbps  m1.xlarge 1000 Mbps  m2.2xlarge (new) 500 Mbps  m2.4xlarge 1000 Mbps  m3.xlarge (new) 500 Mbps  m3.2xlarge (new) 1000 Mbps […]

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AWS Week in Review – March 11, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, March 11 We announced AWS Elastic Beanstalk for Node.js. We announced an important EC2 update – Virtual Private Clouds for Everyone. Tuesday, March 12 We announced the AWS Management Console for the iPhone. We announced the new EC2 Cross-Region AMI Copy Feature. […]

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Startup Weekend and AWS – Better Together

Have you ever been to a Startup Weekend event? In the space of 54 hours starting on a Friday evening (here’s a typical schedule), participants pitch business ideas, form teams, implement their ideas, and present their work before a panel of judges. Along the way there’s time for some coaching and a quick lesson in […]

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