AWS News Blog

Expanding the AWS Footprint

A new AWS Region is online and available for use! Our new Northern California (US-West) Region supports Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, SimpleDB, SQS, Elastic MapReduce, Amazon CloudWatch, Auto Scaling, and Elastic Load Balancing. The AWS documentation contains the new endpoints for each service. The existing Amazon S3 US Standard Region provides good, cost-effective performance for […]

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IBM Tivoli Now Available on Amazon EC2

Adoption of the AWS Cloud by mainstream ISVs is underway as you read this. There are numerous posts about IBMs work to bring their product line into the AWS environment, and todays is no exception. IBM Tivoli monitoring is now available as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) that runs as a virtual computer in the […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

We would like to wish all our readers a Happy and a “scalable” Thanksgiving! Folks from Vembu created a really funny parody – “Cloud Cloud MayBe” – its a da rap intro to da cloud. This video brought me a smile. Happy Thanksgiving! — The Amazon Web Services Team

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AWS News Summary…

Here’s a summary of the AWS announcements that we made last night: Important updates to our Security Center including a revised AWS Security White Paper and the results of our SAS 70 type II audit. A plan to bring AWS to datacenters in Asia. Selection of the finalists in the 2009 Start-Up Challenge. Congratulations to […]

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New AWS SDK for .NET Developers

The new AWS SDK for .NET Developers will provide you with the libraries, code samples, and documentation needed to build an AWS-powered application using any programming language capable of making .NET calls including C#, Visual Basic, Windows PowerShell, and so forth. The SDK includes the following goodies: A new AWS .NET Library – This library […]

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New Amazon CloudFront Feature: Private Content

You can now use Amazon CloudFront to distribute private content such as digital downloads, training materials, personalized documents, or media files. You can use this new feature to implement the following types of access models: Access only allowed after a specified date/time. Access only allowed between a pair of dates/times. Access only allowed before a […]

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Cloud Computing and Mobile Devices at the BlackBerry Developer Conference

AWS user Bob Wise (VP of Engineering for Melodeo, producer of nuTsie) asked me to pass along some information about his upcoming session at the BlackBerry Developer Conference (November 9-12 in San Francisco). Here’s the scoop: Developers who want to build scalable, cost-effective cloud-based solutions will be interested in this session. Learn about Melodeo’s client/server […]

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The AWS Blog: The First Five Years

I was checking out the archive for this blog and realized that I wrote my first post exactly five years ago! In that time I’ve written posts to introduce each of our new services. Here’s a quick recap of the highlights: We started out with the November 2004 introduction of the Amazon Simple Queue Service […]

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