AWS News Blog

Amazon CloudFront Object TTL Slashed!

By popular demand, we’ve reduced the minimum TTL (Time To Live) for Amazon CloudFront from 24 hours down to just one hour. This means that you can now use CloudFront to distribute content that changes from hour to hour. As has always been the case, you will set the expiration time using the Cache-Control, Pragma, […]

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It Takes More Than a Volcano to Stop an AWS Event

Despite the recent eruption of the Eyjafjallajkull volcano in Iceland, the AWS Cloud for the Enterprise event will still take place in London later this week (Thursday, April 22, to be exact). Amazon CTO Werner Vogels has made his way from Iceland to Glasgow and is now on a train to London. He’ll be there […]

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SOASTA OLAP Engine for Performance Testing

Tom Lounibos from SOASTA sent me a heads-up on their new OLAP Engine. The new product, CloudTest Analytics, builds on SOASTA’s existing CloudTest product. It consists of  data extraction layer that is able to extract real time performance metrics from a number of existing APM (Application Performance Management) tools from vendors such as IBM, CA, […]

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Introducing the Amazon Simple Notification Service

Today I’d like to tell you about our newest service, the Amazon Simple Notification Service. We want to make it even easier for developers to build highly functional and architecturally complex applications on AWS. It turns out that applications of this type can often benefit from a publish/subscribe messaging paradigm. In such a system, publishers […]

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