AWS News Blog

AWS Week in Review – January 28, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, January 28 We introduced the Amazon Elastic Transcoder. The AWS Java Blog published an article on Subscribing Queues to Topics. The AWS Ruby Blog published part four of an article on IAM Roles for EC2 Instances, focusing on credential management. Tuesday, January […]

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New Locations and Features for the Amazon Simple Workflow Service

The Amazon Simple Workflow Service is a workflow service that you can use to build scalable, resilient applications. You can automate business processes, manage complex cloud applications, or sequence some genes. Today we are making the Simple Workflow Service available in additional AWS Regions. We are also adding additional support for AWS Identity and Access […]

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The AWS Report – Jim Young of Esri

In the latest episode of The AWS Report, I spoke with Jim Young of Esri to learn more about their mapping product and how they run on AWS: I learned that Esri is a 40-year old mapping company that has moved its products from the mainframe to client server to the desktop and now to […]

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AWS Week in Review – January 21, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, January 21 We introduced the High Memory Cluster Eight Extra Large Instance type. The AWS Ruby blog posted part 3 of an article on AWS Credential Providers. Wednesday, January 23 The AWS Mobile Blog posted part 3 of an article on using […]

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EC2 for In-Memory Computing – The High Memory Cluster Eight Extra Large Instance

Our new High Memory Cluster Eight Extra Large (cr1.8xlarge) instance type is designed to host applications that have a voracious need for compute power, memory, and network bandwidth such as in-memory databases, graph databases, and memory intensive HPC. Here are the specs: Two Intel E5-2670 processors running at 2.6 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost and […]

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AWS Week in Review – January 14, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, January 14 I published a new episode of The AWS Report featuring Lisa Green of Common Crawl. The AWS Java Blog published the AWS Meme Generator sample app. Tuesday,  January 15 We introduced endpoint renaming for Amazon RDS. Wednesday, January 16 We […]

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