AWS News Blog

Partner Webinar: eForms in the Cloud

It’s easy to think of the Amazon Cloud as a robust virtual data center, and with good reason. However more and more applications are available that provide business-level functionality. So I’d like to invite you to attend a Webinar on IBM Lotus Forms Turbo. The Webinar will be on Monday, August 24th, and will show […]

Read More

SpringSource Cloud Foundry – Enterprise Java in the Cloud

The SpringSource Cloud Foundry allows developers to build, run, and manage Java, Spring, and Grails applications on Amazon EC2. After creating a free account at, you can design and configure complex systems, intelligently provision complete Java stacks, while making use of SLA-driven resource allocation and benefiting from automated infrastructure repair. You can upload one […]

Read More

Adding the Export to AWS Import/Export

I blogged about the new AWS Import/Export feature this past spring and told you how it allows you to load any amount of data into Amazon S3 by simply shipping the data to us on a compatible storage device. The response to that announcement has been excellent and our customers are now sending us terabytes […]

Read More

Pig Latin – High Level Data Processing with Elastic MapReduce

Amazon Elastic MapReduce now includes support for the Pig Latin programming language. A product of the Apache Software Foundation, Pig Latin is a SQL-like data transformation language. You can use Pig Latin to run complex processes on large-scale compute clusters without having to spend time learning the MapReduce paradigm. Pig Latin programs are built around […]

Read More webTV solutions for professional broadcasters

Nikolai Longolius and his partners founded Schnee Von Morgen in 2008, with offices in Berlin, Hamburg and Vienna. They focus on the promising market of Web TVs.Their team, consisting of TV producers, computer scientists and journalists, offers WebTV solutions for professional broadcasters. Their current project is a platform for German documentaries for the Development Company […]

Read More

Scalr Graduates From Beta, Special Pricing Still in Effect

Sebastian Stadil wrote to let me know that Scalr has graduated from beta and is now generally available.  The 1.0 release includes a number of new features including: APIs for control of your  server farm: LaunchFarm, TerminateFarm, ListRoles, GetFarmStats, ExecuteScript, ListFarms, ListScripts, and ListApplications. Support for Elastic Load Balancing. Rotating EBS snapshots. Additional scaling algorithms […]

Read More

Your Input Needed – 2009 AWS Survey

In years past, we have surveyed some of our customers to learn more about where they would like to see us take AWS. This year we have decided to open up the survey to all readers of this blog. I would like to invite all our customers and prospects to fill up our 2009 AWS […]

Read More