AWS News Blog

AWS Week in Review – April 20, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, April 20 We announced the NOAA Big Data Project. The discussed the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse Integration with AWS OpsWorks. The continued with the re:viewing re:Invent series with a focus on the architecture track. The Cloud Academy Blog discussed Virtual Private Clouds […]

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Announcing the NOAA Big Data Project

I am happy to be able to announce that we have entered into a research agreement with the to explore sustainable models for increasing the amount of open NOAA data that is made available via the cloud. The AWS program hosts large collections of public data that anyone can access for free. We started this […]

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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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Now Available – Amazon WorkSpaces API & CLI

I’m a big fan of and currently spend most of my day using a single WorkSpace that I can access from multiple locations, devices, and device types (I can’t wait to share even more details about this use case with you). Up until now, all actions on a WorkSpace had to be initiated through the […]

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