AWS News Blog

New and Cool – VPN-Cubed & Glue

Two of my friends, coincidentally named Alexis and Alex, emailed me yesterday with information about their latest and greatest AWS-powered products. Alexis works for CohesiveFT. Their new product, VPN-Cubed, creates encrypted, private VPN (Virtual  Private Network) connections between endpoints in a single cloud, between multiple clouds, and between the cloud and a physical data center. […]

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Upcoming AWS Events – Fall 2008

Here are some upcoming events that should be of interest to the AWS community: Eric Hammond (creator of a number of public EC2 Ubuntu and Debian AMIs) will teach an EC2 Beginners Workshop at Barcamp LA on the 25th and 26th of October (that’s this weekend). Update: Eric has provided plenty of additional information on […]

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rPath Webinar – The Pragmatist’s Guide to Cloud Computing

On Thursday, October 23rd, rPath will be hosting a cloud computing webinar at 11 AM PST. Billy Marshall, founder and chief strategy officer of rPath will host. Guests will include Frank Gillette of Forrester Research, Jeff Schneider of MomentumSI, and I. We’ll talk about how cloud computing is closing the gap between development and operations, […]

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Amazon S3 – Busier Than Ever

Amazon S3 usage has grown very nicely in the last quarter and now stands at 29 billion objects, up from 22 billion just a quarter ago. As one of the S3 engineers told me last week, that’s over 4 objects for every person now on Earth! Our customers are keeping S3 pretty busy too. To […]

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Links from London

I am in London for a couple of conferences and meetings. I arrived this past Sunday and have just about shaken off the jet lag. I have a whole bunch of interesting stuff in my inbox and some time to blog, so here goes. First, we’ve extended the deadline for entering the AWS Start-Up Challenge […]

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Coming Soon: Amazon EC2 With Windows

We’re getting ready to enable the use of Microsoft Windows Server on Amazon EC2 later this Fall. You will be able to use Amazon EC2 to host highly scalable ASP.NET sites, high performance computing (HPC) clusters, media transcoders, SQL Server, and more. You can run Visual Studio (or another development environment) on your desktop and […]

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Start-Up Tour Round-Up (Part I)

We just finished the US and Canadian leg of the AWS Start-Up Tour! With an amazing number of start-up leaders who attended in eight different cities, it was quite an event! Each event included presentations by Amazon Web Services, and more importantly by our customers–who described their real-world experiences with AWS. From my moint of […]

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