AWS News Blog

EC2 Instance Status Checks and Reporting

Instance Status ChecksYou may remember that we recently introduced EC2 Instance Status Monitoring features to give you better visibility into the status of your AWS resources. We began by providing you with information about operational activities that have been scheduled for your EC2 instances. Since then, weve added more functionality. You can now view status […]

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Amazon S3 – Object Expiration

Amazon S3 is a great way to store files for the short or for the long term. If you use S3 to store log files or other files that have a limited lifetime, you probably had to build some sort of mechanism in-house to track object ages and to initiate a bulk deletion process from […]

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New – Elastic Network Interfaces in the Virtual Private Cloud

If you look closely at the services and facilities provided by AWS, you’ll see that we’ve chosen to factor architectural components that were once considered elemental (e.g. a server) into multiple discrete parts that you can instantiate and control individually. For example, you can create an EC2 instance and then attach EBS volumes to it […]

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New AWS Console Feature – Improved Access to CloudWatch Alarms

We’ve added some features to the AWS Management Console to make it easier for you to create, view, and manage your Amazon CloudWatch Alarms. Here’s a visual overview. Creating AlarmsYou can now create a new CloudWatch alarm from the Monitoring tab of the selected EC2 instance or EBS volume using the Create Alarm button: Let’s […]

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