AWS News Blog

New Docs: AWS Getting Started Guides for Linux and Microsoft Windows

We’ve created three new documents to make it even easier for you to get started with AWS: The first two documents (Getting Started Guide: AWS Web Application Hosting for Linux and Getting Started Guide: AWS Web Application Hosting for Microsoft Windows) are designed to help you create scalable, robust web applications that handle sophisticated demands […]

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AWS Events for October 2011

This is what we have on our calendars for October: Webinars: October 4 – Demystifyng the Cloud – 11:00 AM October 5 – Provide details of CloudFront & Route 53 – 5:00 PM October 11 – Setting up your first server in the Cloud – 11:00 AM October 17 – Architecting for the Cloud – […]

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Powerful New Features for AWS CloudFormation

I’ve been making a point of telling my live audiences about AWS CloudFormation lately. Many large-scale AWS customers are starting to appreciate the fact that they can describe and instantiate entire application stacks using parameterized templates (see my original CloudFormation blog post for more info), allowing them to create a repeatable process around it. Today […]

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AWS Summer Startups: Discovr

Over the summer months, we’d like to share a few stories from startups around the world: what are they working on and how they are using the cloud to get things done. Today, we’re profiling Filter Squad from Perth, Australia! In one of Werner Vogels‘ many travels through Australia this summer, he tweeted about a […]

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Facebook Developer Update: Meet RootMusic, Funzio, and 50Cubes

In honor of today’s Facebook Developer Conference, I’d like to recognize the success of our existing Facebook app developers and invite even more developers to kick-start their next Facebook app project with Amazon Web Services. Quick Numbers We crunched some numbers and found out that 70% of the 50 most popular Facebook apps leverage one […]

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New Whitepaper: Amazon’s Corporate IT Deploys Corporate Intranet Running SharePoint 2010 on AWS

Within Amazon, we often use the phrase “drinking our own champagne” to describe our practice of using our own products and services to prove them out under actual working conditions. We build products that we can use ourselves. We believe in them. Amazon’s Corporate IT recently wrapped up an important project and they have just […]

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