AWS News Blog

AWS Week in Review – November 23, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday November 23 We announced that EC2 Dedicated Hosts Are Now Available. The talked about Building IoT Solutions with AWS and Intel. The CloudCheckr Blog talked about Unused and Idle Resources in AWS. The N2WS Blog showed you How to Verify That Your […]

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AWS Certification Update – ISO 27017

I am happy to announce that AWS has achieved ISO 27017 certification. This new criteria builds upon the ISO 27002 standard, with additional controls specifically applicable to cloud service providers. AWS is the first cloud provider to obtain this certification, which is available now for download on our compliance site. Additionally, we’ve posted a Frequently […]

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New AWS Quick Start – Sitecore

Sitecore is a popular enterprise content management system that also includes a multi-channel marketing automation component with an architecture that is a great fit for the AWS cloud! It allows marketers to deliver a personalized experience that takes into account the customers’ prior interaction with the site and the brand (they call this feature Context […]

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Now Available – EC2 Dedicated Hosts

Last month, I announced that we would soon be making EC2 Dedicated Hosts available. As I wrote at the time, this model allows you to control the mapping of EC2 instances to the underlying physical servers. Dedicated Hosts allow you to: Bring Your Own Licenses – You can bring your existing server-based licenses for Windows Server, […]

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AWS Week in Review – November 16, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday November 16 The announced that the AWS Security Token Service (STS) Is Now Active by Default in All AWS Regions. Eric Hammond talked about Using AWS CodeCommit with Git Repositories in Multiple AWS Accounts. The Cloudyn Blog analyzed EC2 Price Drops over […]

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New – Saved Reports for the AWS Cost Explorer

The AWS Cost Explorer allows you to explore and forecast your AWS costs (read The New Cost Explorer for AWS to learn more). You can use Cost Explorer’s built-in filtering and grouping facilities to analyze your expenditures by Account, Service, Tag, Availability Zone, Purchase Option, and API Operation. For example, here’s a quick look at […]

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Now Available: Version 1.0 of the AWS SDK for Go

Earlier this year, my colleague Peter Moon shared our plans to launch an AWS SDK for Go. As you will read in Peter’s guest post below, the SDK is now generally available! — Jeff; At AWS, we work hard to promote and serve the developer community around our products. This is one of the reasons […]

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New AWS Public Data Sets – TCGA and ICGC

My colleagues Angel Pizarro and Ariel Gold wrote the incredibly interesting guest post below. — Jeff; Today we are pleased to announce that qualified researchers can now access two of the world’s largest collections of cancer genome data at no cost on AWS as part of the AWS Public Data Sets program. Providing access to […]

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