AWS News Blog

Introducing Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) lets you create your own logically isolated set of Amazon EC2 instances and connect it to your existing network using an IPsec VPN connection. This new offering lets you take advantage of the low cost and flexibility of AWS while leveraging the investment you have already made in your […]

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Twilio Developer Contest – Build an AWS-Powered Twilio Application, Win a Netbook

Twilio is an AWS-powered platform for telephony applications. You can use their APIs to build voice-based applications to interact with phones, phone calls, and callers. They’ve been running a developer contest each week. The developer of the winning entry is awarded a netbook. Previous contests have asked developers to focus on interactive advertising, PHP applications, […]

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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 […]

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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 www.cloudfoundry.com, 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Dctp.tv: 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 […]

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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 […]

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