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Dekoh – Amazon EC2 case study

This is a great case study demonstrating how smart developers are moving their production environments over to Amazon EC2. Last December, I met with Pramati Technologies – a well known household name when it comes to JEE Web Application Server. I learnt about their really cool Web 2.0 product: Dekoh. Dekoh can be described as […]

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Our Most Fulfilling Web Service Yet

The Amazon Fulfillment Web Service (Amazon FWS) allows merchants to tap in to Amazons network of fulfillment centers and our expertise in logistics. Merchants can store their own products to our fulfillment centers and then, using a simple web service interface, fulfill orders for the products.    Thats right make a web service call, ship […]

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Your Input Please: Amazon S3 Copy

There are any number of references on the Web to Amazons focus on being the earths most customer centric company; that passion and determination comes straight from Jeff Bezos. It’s in this traditon that the product team posted a design spec for enhancements to Amazon S3. As Alyssa Henry says in the forum post, we’ve […]

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On Using AWS in Loosely-Coupled SOA

Jay Ridgeway from ShareThis.com co-presented with me at ETech recently. We were telling a packed room about Amazon SimpleDB, and Jay was specifically telling folks about how ShareThis implemented this Web service. You should check out their site–it’s a great way to share content and allow others to drive traffic to your site. I found […]

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Hadoop Summit also scaled on-demand!

First Ever Hadoop Summit was full in matter of hours when they added 40 more seats to event. After I wrote my blog post Taking Massive Distributed Computing to the Common Man – Hadoop on EC2/S3, we got several requests inside and outside from Amazon to attend the summit. We contacted our friends at Yahoo! […]

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Amazon S3 Plugs Into a Road Trip

Tim Heuer at Microsoft just emailed me to tell me about The Code Trip — and more particularly S3 Browser for Windows Live Writer, which is a plugin for Windows Live Writer. If you use Windows Live to host your blog, this is a desktop app that makes it easy to create blog posts which […]

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Inbox Catchup

My inbox is overflowing with great things that deserve blog posts of their very own, but since they come in so fast I am going to summarize them in this catchup post. Here’s what I’ve seen recently: Dmitriy Samovskiy wrote about Building a Multisourced Infrastructure Using OpenVPN in the most recent issue of Linux Journal. […]

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Orglex: Using AWS to Build Semantic Web Ontologies

Nik Rao of Orglex wrote to tell me about his site and about how they are using Amazon EC2, S3, and the Alexa Web Information Service to build their site. Orglex is focused on providing information services to industry professionals in vertical markets such as health insurance, clinical trials, and venture capital. Their service has […]

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Vote For Your Favorite AWS-Powered Sites

Voting for the 2008 Webware awards is now underway. Please consider voting for your favorite AWS-powered sites including these. Click Site to visit the site or Vote to begin the voting process. Animoto – Site – Vote  Basecamp – Site – Vote Coghead – Site – Vote G.ho.st – Site – Vote iLike – Site […]

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