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AWS Summer Startups: Peritor/Scalarium

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 Im speaking to Jonathan and Thomas, two of the creators of Scalarium, from Berlin, Germany!  R: Hi guys, could you briefly describe Scalarium and […]

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Amazon RDS Updates – Oracle Improvements and a New Minor Version

We’ve made two important updates to Amazon RDS for Oracle Database: A new minor version (containing some critical security fixes) is now available. Additional access privileges are now available (via the new minor version) to applications. New Minor VersionOracle Database version 11.2.0.2.v3 is now available. Oracle recommends an immediate upgrade to this version due to […]

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AWS Summer Startups: ShowNearby

  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 ShowNearby, from Singapore!   About ShowNearby ShowNearby is a leading location-based service in Singapore and an early adopter of […]

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AWS Summer Startups: Mendeley

Although Summer is starting to ebb into Autumn in the northern hemisphere, it’s just getting going south of the equator, so there is still time to profile another start-up in our on-going series of profiles!   Introducing Mendeley Today I’m very happy to introduce you to Mendeley, a London based startup that harnesses cloud computing […]

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FISMA Moderate for AWS

Our compliance team has been working non-stop to make sure that AWS qualifies for and receives a number of important certifications and accreditations. In the last year or so I have blogged about SAS 70 Type II, FISMA Low, and ISO 27001. After receiving our FISMA Low level certification and accreditation, we took the next […]

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AWS Summer Startups: Classle

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 Classle, from Chennai, India! I recently read Mark Susters blog on Avoiding Monoculture – which is why Im happy to share with […]

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Introducing: VC Judges for AWS Startup Challenge

We’re very excited to announce this year’s AWS Start-up Challenge VC judges: Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz (A16Z), Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Madrona Venture Group,  NEA, and Sequoia ! Representatives from all these firms will be present at our final event in California, where our AWS executive team will meet and select one global, grand prize winner. All […]

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