AWS News Blog

AWS GovCloud (US) Update – Glacier, VM Import, CloudTrail, and More

I am pleased to be able to announce a set of updates and additions to . We are making a number of new services available including , , and VM Import. We are also enhancing the with support for and the Service Limits Report. As you may know, is an isolated AWS Region designed to […]

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AWS Week in Review – December 29, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, December 29 AWS Community Hero Ben Whaley shared his EC2 Container Service Hands On. We released Amazon SQS Client Libraries for Java Messaging Service (JMS). The talked about Using the AWS Cloud for your next Unity 3D Game. A thought piece on the […]

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Welcome New AWS Community Heroes

Earlier this year we welcomed the first AWS Community Heroes. As I wrote at the time, these hard-working folks were selected for the program because they routinely deliver high-quality, impactful, developer-focused activities to the AWS Community. More Heroes Today I would like to welcome eight new heroes! Java developer Satoshi Yokota is the Founder & […]

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AWS Week in Review – December 23, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, December 22 We announced that now supports Lean and Flexible Configuration with Dynamic Fields. A post on the N2WS Blog reviewed EC2 Virtualization Options and the Move from PV to HVM. Weekend posts on AWS Advent talked about Exploring AWS Lambda and Using […]

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Amazon Zocalo Update – Shared Folder Syncing

is a fully managed file storage and sharing service. It provides secure, enterprise-ready storage and strong administrative controls, along with built-in feedback capabilities. Zocalo organizes content into folders and allows individual items and entire folders to be shared with other users. The Zocalo sync client runs on your Windows or Mac desktop and synchronizes your […]

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AWS Week in Review – December 15, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, December 15 We announced that AWS OpsWorks Supports Custom Shutdown Timeouts and Elastic Load Balancing Connection Draining. A cool post on the 2lemetry Technical Blog talked about Machine Learning With Amazon Lambda. A post on the Cloudability Blog introduced New Cloudability tools for […]

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AWS Console Mobile App Update – Support for Elastic Beanstalk

We have updated the AWS Console mobile app with support for . I’ll let the app’s update notice tell you what’s new: Let’s take a quick look at the new features! The main screen of the app includes a new Beanstalk Applications section: I can see all of my Elastic Beanstalk applications: From there I […]

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AWS Support – Now Hiring!

Now Hiring As is the case with many parts of , the team behind is growing fast and is looking for top-notch people to fill a multitude of open positions. Here are some of the positions that they are working to fill (click through to apply or to read a detailed job description): Cloud Support […]

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Resource Groups and Tagging for AWS

For many years, AWS customers have used tags to organize their EC2 resources (instances, images, load balancers, security groups, and so forth), RDS resources (DB instances, option groups, and more), VPC resources (gateways, option sets, network ACLS, subnets, and the like) Route 53 health checks, and S3 buckets. Tags are used to label, collect, and […]

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