AWS News Blog

Who’s using Ruby on Rails?

If you are an Amazon EC2 or Amazon S3 aficionado and are using Ruby on Rails, we would like to hear from you. Particularly we are interested to know how you are using Ruby on Rails, your architecture, your EC2 network topology setup, your S3 hacks. Anything that can help the newcomers to ramp up […]

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Who’s coming to RailsConf?

RailsConf 2007 – O’Reilly’s Rails Conference is one conference that I think you should not miss. The Rails Community is growing faster than we can imagine. Amazon Web Services is going to be there at the conference to answer your Ruby/Rails questions. Check out the following places, if you want to learn more about AWS: […]

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Keep Me Busy in London

In what is now becoming a standard part of our trip planning process, I am making myself available for meetings in London during the week of May 13th. If you would like to schedule some time, simply edit the Wiki page at http://s3.amazonaws.com/s3wiki/wiki/JeffBarrLondonMay2007 . I am happy to visit with companies, individual developers, bloggers, and […]

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Come to the Lemonade Stand

I just watched a very enjoyable Motley Fool video about Amazon, where they described the Amazon Web Services as “A lemonade stand that attracts techies.” I think that’s pretty accurate. They also used a rather cute graphic to promote AWS, and even talked about Amazon S3 (although they showed a screen shot of the totally […]

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Amazon S3 Wins a Codie!

Flash! Amazon Simple Storage Wins a Codie! I’m posting this from the Web 2.0 Expo, which can only be described as having incredible energy and way more people than I expected to see. However this piece of news comes from a nearby event. The Codie Awards are the Oscars of the software business, and are […]

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Amazon Unspun Widgets

Ok, I’ll be the first to admit that this is stretching the definition of a web service just a bit, but let’s give it a whirl anyway! Next thing you know I’ll be posting about dogs or something. The new Amazon UnSpun widgets make it easy for any blogger or web site owner to host […]

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WeoCeo Video

There’s a new WeoCEO video available. After watching this video you will be able to understand how the WeoCeo product dynamically starts, monitors, and terminates Amazon EC2 instances in response to actual machine load while maintaining a constant, externally visible domain name. You’ll need to be familiar with the Unix command line in order to […]

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Enomalism Amazon EC2 Migration Module

The Enomalism Amazon EC2 Migration Module supports bi-directional migration of virtual machine images to and from Amazon EC2. In other words, you can easily and transparently move running images back and forth between your local Xen-based computing environment and Amazon EC2. Using this tool you can do all sorts of interesting things including creation of […]

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Tracking AWS Releases

We were sitting around the office the other day, munching on some M&Ms and lamenting the fact that we had to actually go and check the various AWS Forums each day in order to stay abreast of the newest releases of each product. We knew that each forum had its own RSS feed, but the […]

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