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VM Export Service For Amazon EC2

The AWS VM Import service gives you the ability to import virtual machines in a variety of formats into Amazon EC2, allowing you to easily migrate from your on-premises virtualization infrastructure to the AWS Cloud. Today we are adding the next element to this service. You now have the ability to export previously imported EC2 […]

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AWS Week in Review – May 14, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 14 We created a new Twitter account for AWS Marketplace. In conjunction with NVIDIA, we announced the GPU Test Drive. Adobe announced that their CQ Cloud Manager is now available on AWS. Tuesday, May 15 We released domain verification for the Simple Email Service. Wednesday, May 16 […]

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Elastic Load Balancer – Console Updates and IPv6 Support for 2 Additional Regions

You can now manage the listeners, SSL certificates, and SSL ciphers for an existing Elastic Load Balancer from within the AWS Management Console. This enhancement makes it even easier to get started with Elastic Load Balancing and simpler to maintain a highly available application using Elastic Load Balancing. While this functionality has been available via […]

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RDS Read Replicas in the Virtual Private Cloud

You can now launch Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) MySQL Read Replicas inside of a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). Amazon RDS removes the headaches of running a relational database reliably at scale, allowing Amazon RDS customers to focus on innovation for their customers. Read Replicas enables you to elastically scale out beyond the capacity constraints […]

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New Mechanical Turk Categorization App

Categorization is one of the more popular use cases for the Amazon Mechanical Turk. A categorization HIT (Human Intelligence Task) asks the Worker to select from a list of options. Our customers use HITs of this type to assign product categories, match URLs to business listings, and to discriminate between line art and photographs. Using […]

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Domain Verification for the Amazon Simple Email Service

The Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) makes it easy and cost-effective for you to send bulk or transactional email messages. As I described in my introductory post (Introducing the Amazon Simple Email Service), you must verify the email address (or addresses) that you plan to use to send messages. The initial verification process must be […]

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AWS Cloud Storage for the Enterprise

There are a lot of storage options available to AWS users — Amazon S3, Elastic Block Storage, and the AWS Storage Gateway, along with ancillary services such as Amazon CloudFront for content distribution, AWS Direct Connect for dedicated network connections, and Amazon Elastic MapReduce for large-scale data processing. Our customers are using these services to […]

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