AWS News Blog

AWS Week in Review – April 13, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, April 13 We announced that the Amazon WorkSpaces API and CLI is Now Available. The blog showed you how to Store JSON Documents in Amazon DynamoDB Tables. Larry Gadea showed you how to Run Your Own High-end Cloud Gaming Service on EC2 […]

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New G2 Instance Type with 4x More GPU Power

The GPU-powered G2 instance family is home to molecular modeling,  rendering, machine learning, game streaming, and transcoding jobs that require massive amounts of parallel processing power. The NVIDIA GRID GPU includes dedicated, hardware-accelerated video encoding; it generates an H.264 video stream that can be displayed on any client device that has a compatible video codec. […]

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Welcome the Newest AWS Community Heroes

I would like to extend a warm welcome to the newest AWS Community Heroes: Genki Sugawara (Cookpad) Minyoung Jeong (The Beatpacking Company) Brandon Burton (AWS Advent) The Heroes share their enthusiasm for AWS  via social media, blogs, events, user groups, and workshops. Let’s take a look at their bios to learn more. Genki Sugawara Genki […]

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AWS Week in Review – April 6, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, April 6 We announced an AWS Config Update, with More Regions, Friendly Notifications, and Partner Support. We announced that MapR Distribution Release 4.0.2 is Now Supported in Amazon EMR. We announced AWS Storage Gateway Support for Symantec Backup Exec 15. We announced […]

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EC2 Container Service – Long-Running Applications, Load Balancing, and More

is a highly scalable container management service that supports Docker containers and allows you to easily run applications on a managed cluster of instances. We launched the preview at and have been receiving a lot of great feedback ever since. We built Amazon ECS because many of you told us that you are using Docker […]

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