AWS News Blog

Meet me in Portland, OR this week

If you are in Portland, OR and are interested to learn more about the recent developments in Cloud Computing, then don’t miss the following two events: Sept 16 @ 6:00 PM: Cloud Computing Panel Discussion, organized by TiE Oregon and Portland SIG. Sept 17 @ 12:00 Noon: The Act of Making Clouds, half-a-day developer-focused conference, […]

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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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FlightCaster – AWS-Powered Flight Delay Prediction

As a frequent traveler, there’s nothing more aggravating than a delayed flight. The team at FlightCaster has used AWS to build a powerful tool for travelers. FlightCaster uses the following sources of data to drive its predictions: Inbound aircraft status Departure aircraft status Arrival airport status Departure weather Arrival weather Official airline status (which, presumably […]

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