AWS News Blog

AWS Week in Review – October 20, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, October 20 We provided some options for Fast, Easy, Free Data Sync from RDS MySQL to Amazon Redshift. The published Part 2 of a series aimed at Introducing DynamoDB Document API. The kicked off a series of articles on with a look at […]

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OpenID Connect Support for Amazon Cognito

This past summer, we launched Cognito to simplify the task of authenticating users and storing, managing, and syncing their data across multiple devices. Cognito already supports a variety of identities — public provider identities (Facebook, Google, and Amazon), guest user identities, and recently announced developer authenticated identities. Today we are making even more flexible by […]

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Now Open – AWS Germany (Frankfurt) Region – EC2, DynamoDB, S3, and Much More

It is time to expand the footprint once again, this time with a new Region in Frankfurt, Germany. AWS customers in Europe can now use the new EU (Frankfurt) Region along with the existing EU (Ireland) Region for fast, low-latency access to the suite of AWS infrastructure services. You can now build multi-Region applications with […]

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New AWS Directory Service

Virtually every organization uses a directory service such as Active Directory to allow computers to join domains, list and authenticate users, and to locate and connect to printers, and other network services including SQL Server databases. A centralized directory reduces the amount of administrative work that must be done when an employee joins the organization, […]

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CloudWatch Update – Enhanced Support for Windows Log Files

Earlier this year, we launched a log storage and monitoring feature for . As a quick recap, this feature allows you to upload log files from your instances to CloudWatch, where they are stored durably and easily monitored for specific symbols or messages. The EC2Config service runs on Microsoft Windows instances on EC2, and takes […]

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