AWS News Blog

AWS Week in Review – February 16, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, February 16 We gave you the ability to Set Preferred Payment Currency for your AWS Account. We announced the Internet of Things (IoT) Hack Series at the AWS Loft. We added from ExcelSoft, GranBio, TATA Motors, Philips, and The Weather Company. A […]

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EC2 Container Service (ECS) Update – Access Private Docker Repos & Mount Volumes in Containers

  (ECS) is a highly scalable, high performance container management service that supports Docker containers and allows you to easily run distributed applications on a managed cluster of Amazon EC2 instances. My colleague Chris Barclay sent a guest post to spread the word about two additions to the service. As Chris explains below, you can […]

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New AWS Certification for DevOps Engineers

As more companies are adopting cloud computing, they are also establishing DevOps practices within their organizations as a way to provide stable, secure, and predictable IT environments and increase IT efficiency. When I talk to our customers they tell me that they are looking for IT professionals with cloud computing expertise, with a special focus […]

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Elastic Beanstalk Update – Clone Environments, 1-Click IAM Role Creation, Periodic Worker Tasks

simplifies the process of deploying and scaling Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, Python, Ruby, Go, and Docker web applications and services. Today we are making Elastic Beanstalk even more useful by adding three new features: Easy cloning of environments. 1-Click IAM role creation. Support for periodic worker tasks. Let’s take a look at each of these […]

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Seamlessly Join EC2 Instances to a Domain

Way back in 2008 I announced that you could run Microsoft Windows on Amazon EC2. Since that time, we have made many additions to the initial offering. You now have your choice of several different versions of Windows Server including 2003 R2, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2012 R2.  You can build AWS-powered applications using […]

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New Internet of Things (IoT) Hack Series at the AWS Loft – Sign up Now!

Are you familiar with the Internet of Things (IoT) concept? Compact, low-cost, Internet-connected devices are now embedded in cars, buildings, factories, appliances, and so forth. The devices collect light, weight, temperature, humidity, vibration, location, or pressure data and then forward it to another location for storage, processing, analysis, and action. New Challenges The low-cost nature […]

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AWS Week in Review – February 9, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, February 9 We added from Financial Times, FreeCharge, Freshdesk, NuBank, and WebMotors. We launched Tagging for ElastiCache Clusters and Snapshots. AWS Evangelist Ian Massingham posted a new What is Cloud Computing Video. A post on the Stelligent Blog talked about Continuous Delivery […]

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