AWS News Blog

Avoid the Crunch, go Web-Scale

Over at TechCrunch, Mike Arrington recently shared some of his concerns about linking to up and coming new sites. Any site featured on TechCrunch will see a huge inflow of traffic when seemingly everyone the tech world visits it within the course of a couple of hours to check it out: Theres a spike, and […]

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Social Media Club

A few weeks ago I was in Manhattan and looked up Howard Greenstein. It was Howard’s last day at NYU, because he’s going full-time with his new venture: Social Media Club. Their official description is that “Social Media Club (SMC), is a global knowledge market for users and creators of emerging media. Professionals in industries […]

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Blah Blah Blah — IT Conversations Podcast

While I was in Utah last month, Professor Phil Windley interviewed Doug Kaye and I for his Technometria podcast. You can listen to the podcast here. We covered Amazon S3 and EC2, and then moved on to Doug’s new podcast processing architecture, which uses EC2, S3, and also SQS to support the entire Gigavox Lite […]

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Jobs at Amazon: Business Development Manager

We have an opening for another Business Development Manager on the Amazon Web Services Team. Here is the official job description: Business Development Manager – Amazon Web Services Would you like to be part of a team focused on increasing awareness and adoption of Amazon Web Services by developing strategic partnerships with the largest and […]

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Visiting London

Jeff’s idea in the post below this one is so good that I am trying the same thing. Check out the wiki at http://s3.amazonaws.com/s3wiki/wiki/MikeCulverLondonMay2007 I plan to be in London to speak at Internet World on either May 1 or May 2 (which day is not finalized yet). I’ll be speaking about Amazon Web Services […]

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Tuesday Links

Some good stuff queued up: Kyle Hayes has a new version of his Flash-powered AmazonRank widget. The new version displays product details when clicked, and can also jump to the Amazon detail page for the product. Full source code is available here. The Cruxy Player for Second Life is a portable giveaway for use at […]

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Links Galore

Here are some great links that I have been saving up for the last week or two: Last week I recorded a podcast with Doug Kaye and Phil Windley. We talked about Amazon S3, Amazon SQS, and Amazon EC2, and then we discussed Doug’s new podcast processing system. You should listen to the whole think […]

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