AWS News Blog

The AWS Solution Providers Program

Our new AWS Solution Providers Program is designed for Independent Software Vendors and Systems Integrators with an offering built on AWS. Among other benefits, official AWS Solution Providers are listed in the AWS Solution Providers Directory, have exclusive access to the AWS Solution Provider logo, and receive specialized Systems Integrator training. They receive priority for […]

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Come See Us at Hadoop World

We are pleased to be sponsoring, speaking at, and attending the upcoming Hadoop World conference (October 2nd in New York). Peter Sirota of Amazon will be delivering the keynote: Making Hadoop Easy on Amazon Web Services.. Peter will discuss Amazon Elastic MapReduce including our recent addition of support for Apache Pig (tutorial here). Later in […]

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AWS Access Credential Rotation

Most security standards recommend changing access credentials (passwords, certificates, or keys) on a regular basis.  However, until recently this has been a bit tricky with AWS applications requesting a new Access Key ID or X.509 certificate immediately rendered the old one invalid. Our new Access Credential Rotation feature makes it easier for you to switch […]

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Meet Me In Hong Kong or Iowa

I am in the process of finalizing travel schedule for September of 2009! I’ve got trips to Hong Kong and Des Moines, Iowa on my calendar, along with open time to meet with developers, entrepreneurs, and others in both locations. If you would like to meet, edit the pages linked above and send a confirming […]

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Amazon Multi-Factor Authentication for AWS Accounts

An additional layer of protection, once reserved for banks and large enterprises, is now available to protect your AWS account from unauthorized use. This should be especially attractive to our enterprise-level customers, but we expect customers of all types to value the additional security. Once activated for your AWS account, our new Amazon Multi-Factor Authentication […]

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IBM Mashup Center Webcast

This is a very short blog post in the form of a reminder to sign-up for tomorrow’s demo on IBM Mashup Center on Amazon Web Services You can sign up here. Of course there are a variety of webinars available — both planned and archived. I encourage you to check them out. Mike

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