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Announcing Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances

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Links for March 9th

.hr20090309 { color: orange; background-color: orange; height: 4px; border: 0; } Catching up on a variety of interesting topics today. Some of these have been lingering in my inbox for quite a while — others are hot off the wire. In every case though, the result of innovation continues to amaze and impress! Today I […]

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JumpBox Rapid Trials on EC2

Late last year I blogged about JumpBox . I talked about how their lineup of public EC2 AMIs really streamlined the process of getting started with a number of powerful open source applications. Earlier this week, Sean and Kimbro of JumpBox told me about their newest development, the JumpBox Rapid Trial. Powered by EC2, the […]

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Success stories from Europe and Asia

Hello again, readers, this is Simone Brunozzi, technology evangelist for AWS in Europe! As you know, my job implies lots of travel.  It’s a great chance to meet with AWS enthusiasts and customers.  Along the way, I’ve come across some great success stories. Industria , Iceland Industria’s mission is to improve the TV viewing experience […]

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A True Bollywood Tale

One of my favorite parts of my job is meeting people and watching them innovate with Cloud technology. So I want to tell you about a recent weekend trip to the Bay Area. Last weekend I was in Mountain View, CA to attend OpenSocials WeekendApps event. This was held at the Googleplex, and was designed […]

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AWS Links – Wednesday, February 25, 2009

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New AWS Public Data Sets – Economics, DBpedia, Freebase, and Wikipedia

We have just released four additional AWS public data sets, and have updated another one. In the Economics category, we have added a set of transportation databases from the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Data and statistics are provided for aviation, maritime, highway, transit, rail, pipeline, bike & pedestrian, and other modes of transportation, all […]

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Virtual Stress-free Testing in the Cloud

I am giving a presentation at upcoming FutureTest conference on “Testing in the Cloud”. Using Amazon EC2 for Software Testing  is one of “Lowest-hanging fruit” use cases. In this blog post, I will review some of the highlights of my presentation – some of the cool things the cloud brings to the world of application […]

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