AWS News Blog

NASA Saves nearly $1M Per Year By Using AWS

Linda Cureton, the CIO of NASA wrote a blog post to detail some of the IT reforms that are being put in to place to better serve NASA’s mission and the American people. NASA has been an advocate and user of cloud and shared services for the last couple of years. In her post (IT […]

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AWS Week in Review – June 4, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, June 4 We announced a lot of SAP news to get the week underway. I posted the latest episode of The AWS Report, featuring Rob Vandenburg, CEO of Lingotek. Tuesday, June 5 We took a look behind the scenes of the Amazon […]

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EC2 Spot Instance Updates – Auto Scaling and CloudFormation Integration, New Sample App

I have three exciting news items for Amazon EC2 users: You can now use Auto Scaling to place bids on the EC2 Spot Market on your behalf. Similarly, you can now place Spot Market bids from within an AWS CloudFormation template. We have a new article to show you how to track Spot instance activity […]

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Amazon CloudFront – More PoPs and More Growth

I spent some time chatting with the Amazon CloudFront team to make sure that I knew what was going on. Here’s an update: More PoPs and More GrowthAmazon CloudFront now has 32 global PoPs (Points of Presence) with the addition of second PoPs in Dallas and Paris (5/29).  The team has been quietly adding second […]

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