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Jobs – Jobs – Jobs!

We are already putting together our 2011 plans for AWS. I can’t tell you what we are planning to do, but I can tell you that we need to hire some more great people in order to turn these plans into the kinds of amazing services that you have come to expect from us. The […]

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Getting Secure *In* the Cloud: Hosted Two-factor Authentication

One of the aspects that attracted me to come work at AWS was my sense that the cloud is becoming a logical place in which to build security solutions. Now, two of my favorite notions — deploying security into the cloud and accelerating the adoption of multi-factor authentication — have come together with DS3 CloudAS, […]

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Cloud Computing and the world of GeoApps

Just like online social gaming , GeoApps is another emerging in-the-cloud meme. When I say GeoApps, I am referring to a wide variety of new and old ideas: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for enterprises, geospatial applications, map-based mashups, geo-data visualization and mapping, Location-based Services (LBS), Location-aware mobile applications, Geo-Social Apps and anything and everything related […]

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This is Simone Brunozzi, AWS Technology Evangelist for APAC. It has been a while since my last blog post here. I’ve been traveling a lot in Asia lately, and now that I’m back in Singapore for a couple of weeks, I finally had the time to check out an interesting one-man company. started in […]

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We’ve got a really nice new AWS SDK for PHP. Like our existing .NET and Java toolkits, this one was designed to be a high-quality SDK with comprehensive feature coverage, documentation, and tutorials. The first release supports a large subset of our infrastructure services including the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), the Amazon Simple Storage […]

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Now Available: Host Your Web Site in the Cloud

I am very happy to announce that my first book, Host Your Web Site in the Cloud is now available! Weighing in at over 355 pages, this book is designed to show developers how to build sophisticated AWS applications using PHP and the CloudFusion toolkit. Here is the table of contents: Welcome to Cloud Computing. […]

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Run Oracle Applications on Amazon EC2

A wide variety of Oracle applications have been certified for use on Amazon EC2 with virtualization provided by the Oracle VM (OVM). The following products are now fully certified and supported and you’ll be able to run them in the cloud on production workloads before too long: Oracle E-Business Suite Oracle PeopleSoft – Enterprise Applications […]

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New Amazon EC2 Features: Resource Tagging, Idempotency, Filtering, Bring Your Own Keys

We’ve just introduced four cool new features for Amazon EC2. Instead of trying to squeeze all of the information in to one ridiculously long post, I’ve written four separate posts. Here’s what we introduced: Resource Tagging -Tag the following types of resources: EC2 instances, Amazon Machine Images (AMIs), EBS volumes, EBS snapshots, and Amazon VPC […]

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