AWS News Blog

Amazon Web Services in India – December 2007

We received several requests from different parts of India for more information about the Amazon Web Services. Hence I am putting together a trip to India in early December. Wipro’s product engineering has already been ahead in the game. We love the Wipro folks and we worked together and co-presented at MySQL Conf 2007, which […]

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Link Roundup for Monday, October 22, 2007

My inbox is overflowing with material for the blog! Here’s what I have: The web-based Bungee Connect development environment now includes support for the Amazon Flexible Payment Service (FPS). Using the new library (which you can read about here), it is easy to create, sign, and issue your FPS requests. You may want to read […]

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CohesiveFT’s Elastic Server

As part of my most recent trip to London I paid a visit to a suite of offices shared by LShift and CohesiveFT. I gave them an in-depth AWS presentation and we also discussed Cohesive’s Elastic Server product. Elastic Server simplifies the process of creating application stacks for use on EC2 and other virtual environments. […]

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Amazon EC2 Gets More Muscle

The Amazon EC2 team just added Large and Extra Large instance types to EC2. The former “one size fits all” instance type is now known as a Small instance. Large instances are 4 times larger in each dimension (CPU power, RAM, and disk storage) than the Small instances and cost $0.40 per hour. Extra Large […]

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Amazon S3 At Your Service

Virtually everyone on the Amazon Web Services team has occasion to interact with our developer customers from time to time. This rich source of product feedback gives us a lot of insight into ways that we can do an even better job of meeting their needs as we grow and enhance each of our web […]

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Two new locations for The Start-Up Project: San Diego and Los Angeles

Start-Up Project is an AWS-Exclusive Event for Start-Ups. It started with Seattle, then San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York City, Boston. Now its has two new locations: Los Angeles and San Diego. This is probably your last chance this year to attend and interact with AWS Business Development Managers, Directors and Developers from Amazon Web […]

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Rememble – Create Digital Memories

One of the benefits of my team’s self-serve scheduling system is that we get to meet face to face with many developers. While I was in London this past July I met with Gavin O’Carroll of Rememble.com . Supported in part by the UK’s National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA), Rememble is […]

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Start-Up Project Customer Presentations Rock!

For those who were eagerly waiting for the Start-Up Project Presentations, Here you go! The Start-Up Project was an AWS-exclusive event that took place in Boston, New York City, San Francisco and Silicon Valley. The next locations are Los Angeles and San Diego. These presentations have a ton of “Lessons Learned” embedded within. Each presentation […]

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\HelloWorld\ Facebook Application AMI

I was quite curious to see how facebook applications can be built which use Amazon S3 and Amazon EC2 so I spent some time creating a “HelloWorld” facebook application that lists your Amazon S3 objects given the bucket name (basically integrate Amazon S3 libraries with Facebook libraries). I bundled up my code/configuration and created a […]

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