AWS News Blog

New Amazon CloudWatch Action – Reboot EC2 Instance

monitors your cloud resources and applications, including instances. You can track cloud, system, and application metrics, see them in graphical form, and arrange to be notified (via a CloudWatch alarm) if they cross a threshold value that you specify. You can also stop, terminate, or recover an EC2 instance when an alarm is triggered (see […]

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AWS Week in Review – July 13, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, July 13 We announced that Amazon Redshift now Supports AVRO Ingestion. We announced Amazon Wind Farm US East. An article in Forbes talked about Amazon’s Cloud Ecosystem: Where The Cloud Action Is. A post on the Cloudability Blog reviewed the AWS Summit […]

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New – CloudWatch Metrics for Amazon WorkSpaces

AWS customers are deploying at scale in medium and large organizations. For example, health care company Johnson & Johnson is using WorkSpaces to realize the long-promised security and efficacy benefits of virtual desktops, in a world populated by a diverse workforce that would like to use their own computing devices if possible (also known as […]

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AWS Week in Review – July 6, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, July 6 The showed you how to Reduce Composer Issues on Elastic Beanstalk. The showed you How to Connect Your On-Premises Active Directory to AWS Using AD Connector. The CloudBees Blog talked about Continuous Delivery with CloudBees Jenkins Platform and AWS Lambda. […]

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AWS Device Farm – Test Mobile Apps on Real Devices

Although the phrase “write once, test everywhere” was coined to describe another technology, I believe that it also applies to mobile applications. The wide variety of carriers, manufacturers, models, operating systems (including versions, patches, and proprietary extensions), screen sizes, input devices, connectivity options, device settings, and permission settings combine to create a test matrix that […]

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Now Available – AWS Service Catalog

We announced the last fall at . As I wrote at the time (Coming Soon – AWS Service Catalog), we wanted to give large organizations the ability to support line-of-business applications and to deliver all sorts of services to their internal constituency, while giving them the templates, knobs, levers, and fences that they need to […]

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