AWS News Blog

Splunk Ninja & Processing Distributed Logs

Early this morning, Ilya Grigorik, founder of AideRSS, sent me a short note via Twitter to tell me about his latest blog post. In the post, he described his use of a single instance of Splunk to process application log files from several dozen Amazon EC2 instances. He also included a bit of Ruby code […]

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Trip Report: Around the World

Last week I came back from my India and Japan trip – one of my best trips till date. It was a complete round trip around the globe – I traveled from Seattle to Mumbai (via Atlantic Ocean), traveled within India (Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata), continued to Sapporo and Tokyo in Japan (via Indian Ocean) […]

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Welcome to our new Evangelist in Europe!

Greetings everybody, my name is Simone Brunozzi, and I’m thrilled to announce that I’m the new Amazon Web Services Evangelist for Europe! After a training period in Seattle with my manager, Jeff Barr, and the AWS team, I’m now ready to get off the ground here in the old country. You can find my schedule […]

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Zooming in on Innovation

Innovation is what the industry is all about, and I am always amazed at the creative people I meet. Last November I spoke to Amazon Camp in Toronto, and after the presentation one developer stuck around for a few minutes. Id like to show you a site that I built. He proceeded to show me […]

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Cloud Camp, and More

Are you looking for an opportunity to really drill down thru the hype, and learn what Cloud Computing is all about? There are a variety of “Cloud Computing” camps, conferences, and panel discussions. This post summarizes relevant events that that I am aware of; there are probably more that I have not heard about. If […]

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The Emerging Cloud Service Architecture

I’m going to go out on a limb today and try to paint a picture of where some of this cool and crazy cloud-based infrastructure may be going. While none of what I will write about is idle speculation, it is based on just a few data points, and may be totally off base. However, […]

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More EC2 Power

Amazon EC2 users now have access to a pair of new “High-CPU” instance types. The new instance types have proportionally more CPU power than memory, and are suitable for CPU-intensive applications. Here’s what’s now available: The High-CPU Medium Instance is billed at $0.20 (20 cents) per hour. It features 1.7 GB of memory, 5 EC2 […]

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Napera Networks – Network Health Solution

Seattle-based Napera Networks has built a really interesting piece of hardware. The Napera N24 Appliance automatically enforces health and identity rules for up to 200 computers, preventing rogue or unpatched machines from accessing a corporate network in an uncontrolled fashion. The device basically protects access points in conference rooms, sales offices and wireless networks from […]

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