AWS News Blog

New Amazon EC2 Instance Type – The Cluster Compute Instance

A number of AWS users have been using Amazon EC2 to solve a variety of computationally intensive problems. Here’s a sampling: Atbrox and Lingit use Elastic MapReduce to build data sets that help individuals with dyslexia to improve their reading and writing skills. Systems integrator Cycle Computing helps Varian to run compute-intensive Monte Carlo simulations. […]

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This Is A Stick-Up!

The AWS Marketing Team recently moved into a shiny new building in Seattle’s South Lake Union area. We’d like to spiff up and personalize our space, and thought that our AWS users and fans could help us to do so! We’ve got some really nice AWS stickers that we can trade for any or all […]

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Amazon RDS: Support For SSL Connections

By popular demand, the Relational Database Service (RDS) now supports SSL encrypted connections! We now generate an SSL certificate for each DB Instance. If you need a certificate for an existing instance you’ll need to reboot it using the AWS Management Console, the RDS command-line tools, or the RDS APIs. Here are a few things […]

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Mobile Trading Platform on AWS

AWS is not only a rich platform to build products and solutions but also a platform to build specialized platforms. The inherent flexibility of the AWS cloud enables businesses to use it as a platform in a variety of different ways. Some of these platforms are highlighted in my blog post titled The Cloud as a […]

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Amazon Web Services for Backup and Disaster Recovery

Since the launch of the Amazon Web Services platform in 2006, many companies have decided to offer solutions on top of it. We collect a list of these solution providers, being them System Integrators (SI) or Independent Software Vendors (ISV), on our main AWS website. These Solution Providers offer a vast range of solution for […]

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