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Hackster AWS IoT Mega Contest

The AWS IoT Mega Contest (brought to you by AWS and the great team at Hackster) has been extended until January 31, 2016. We already have over 850 participants, nearly 300 project ideas, and 45 projects, but there’s still time (and room) for more. As the name suggests, we’re looking for Internet of Things projects […]

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Now Open – AWS Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region

We are expanding the footprint once again, this time with a new region in Seoul, South Korea. AWS customers in the area can use the new Asia Pacific (Seoul) region for fast, low-latency access to the suite of AWS infrastructure services. New Region The new Seoul region has two Availability Zones (raising the global total […]

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AWS Week in Review – December 28, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday December 28 I published podcasts from Aerobatic, Aire, Prairie Cloud, and Osper. We announced that D2 Instances are Available in AWS GovCloud (US). We announced that AWS CloudFormation Now Supports AWS WAF, AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory, DynamoDB Global Secondary […]

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AWS Podcasts – Banter, Predicsis, Peak, Urban Massage, Contentful, Babbel, and Intel IoT

For my final batch of 2015 podcasts, I spoke with representatives of Banter, Predicsis, Peak, Urban Massage, Contentful, Babbel, and Intel IoT. As always, the “Episode” links go directly to the audio files. You can also find several subscription options on the page. Episode 127 For Episode 127, I interviewed Diego Villareal (CEO and Co-founder) […]

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AWS Podcasts – Aerobatic, Aire, Prairie Cloud, and Osper

After some experimentation, I am now somewhat proficient at recording podcasts remotely! In fact, three of the four podcasts below were recorded over Skype with the aid of Zencastr. This time around, I spoke with representatives of Aerobatic, Aire, Prairie Cloud, and Osper. As usual, the “Episode” links go directly to the audio files. Episode […]

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AWS Week in Review – December 21, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday December 21 We announced that the EC2 Container Registry is Now Generally Available. The showed how Students Use AWS to Predict Ebola Outbreaks. The noted that AWS ISO 27001 Certification Increases Total In-Scope Services to 33. We updated the AWS SDK for […]

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New – Launch Amazon EMR Clusters in Private Subnets

My colleague Jon Fritz wrote the guest post below to introduce you to an important new feature for . — Jeff; Today we are announcing that Amazon EMR now supports launching clusters in Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) private subnets, allowing you to quickly, cost-effectively, and securely create fully configured clusters with Hadoop ecosystem applications, […]

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