AWS News Blog

New Whitepaper: The Total Cost of (Non) Ownership of a NoSQL Database Service

We have received tremendous positive feedback from customers and partners since we launched Amazon DynamoDB two months ago. Amazon DynamoDB enables customers to offload the administrative burden of operating and scaling a highly available distributed database cluster while only paying for the actual system resources they consume. We also received a ton of great feedback […]

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The 1000 Genomes Project

We’re very pleased to welcome the 1000 Genomes Project data to Amazon S3.  The original human genome project was a huge undertaking. It aimed to identify every letter of our genetic code, 3 billion DNA bases in total, to help guide our understanding of human biology. The project ran for over a decade, cost billions […]

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AWS Direct Connect Update & Survey

AWS Direct Connect has grown to six locations worldwide since our initial launch in August 2011. Customers are using it to work with large data sets, power applications that use real-time data feeds and build hybrid environments that integrate AWS resources with on-premise infrastructure. We are hard at work on new locations and have several […]

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