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Cloud-powered Software Development LifeCycle – Innovative Social Gaming and LBS Platform in the AWS Cloud – TAPTIN

As AWS technology evangelists, we often meet startups working on cool stuff.  Every so often we discover startups that have done incredible things on AWS.  Recently, I came across Navitas, a Berkeley-based company with development teams in Silicon Valley, Ecuador, and Thailand. Since I am deeply interested in location-based services and geo apps in the […]

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Out of This World Cloud Computing at QCon in San Francisco

Early next month, Khawaja Shams and John Callas of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will be speaking at QCon 2010 in San Francisco. The title of their session is Out of This World Cloud Computing. Here’s the description: This session will present MER operations as an excellent candidate for cloud computing. MER is the first NASA […]

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FedCloud – AWS Resources for the Federal Government

We’ve partnered with Apptis to make FISMA-compliant cloud services available to the United States Government at FedCloud. Apptis has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract from the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide cloud computing Infrastructure as a Service. Under the agreement, Apptis will use AWS to provide technology infrastructure that enables government […]

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Amazon Elastic MapReduce – Now Even Stretchier!

Our customers have used Amazon Elastic MapReduce to process very large-scale data sets using an array of Amazon EC2 instances. One such customer, Seattle’s Razorfish, was able to side-step the need for a capital investment of over $500K while also speeding up their daily processing cycle (read more in our Razorfish case study). Our implementation […]

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AWS Office Hours – November 10, 2010

We really enjoy talking to our users and learning from them. Next month we’re going to hold an interactive online Q&A session to give you the chance to ask technical and business questions. The first session will focus on Amazon EC2 and will take place at 9 AM PST on November 10, 2010. We’ll be […]

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Upcoming AWS Events in Asia

Interest for AWS is constantly growing in the APAC region, therefore I want to share with you some upcoming events in Asia. Oct 19th, New Delhi, India, 5:45pm-10:00pm: AWS Cloud Computing event at Hyatt Regency Delhi – Bhikaiji Cama Place (registration closed). Oct 20th, Mumbai, India, 5:45pm-10:00pm: AWS Cloud Computing event at The Leela Kempinski […]

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