AWS News Blog

AWS Hot Startups – March 2017

As the madness of March rounds up, take a break from all the basketball and check out the cool startups Tina Barr brings you for this month! -Ana The arrival of spring brings five new startups this month: Amino Apps – providing social networks for hundreds of thousands of communities. Appboy – empowering brands to […]

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New – AWS Resource Tagging API

AWS customers frequently use tags to organize their Amazon EC2 instances, Amazon EBS volumes, Amazon S3 buckets, and other resources. Over the past couple of years we have been working to make tagging more useful and more powerful. For example, we have added support for tagging during Auto Scaling, the ability to use up to […]

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Amazon CloudWatch launches Alarms on Dashboards

Amazon CloudWatch is a service that gives customers the ability to monitor their applications, systems, and solutions running on Amazon Web Services by providing and collecting metrics, logs, and events about AWS resources in real time. CloudWatch automatically provides key resource measurements such as; latency, error rates, and CPU usage, while also enabling monitoring of […]

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AWS Global Summits are Coming!

One of the first things I got to do when I joined the Blog team was to attend the summit in New York City last August. Meeting all of our customers, checking out Game Day, and getting to see the enthusiasm of the AWS community made me even more excited to be starting my adventure […]

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Amazon Aurora Update – More Cross Region & Cross Account Support, T2.Small DB Instances, Another Region

I’m in catch-up mode again, and would like to tell you about some recent improvements that we have made to . As a reminder, Aurora is our high-performance MySQL-compatible (and soon PostgreSQL-compatible) enterprise-class database (read Now Available – Amazon Aurora and Amazon Aurora – New Cost-Effective MySQL-Compatible Database Engine for Amazon RDS for an introduction). […]

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