AWS News Blog

AWS Week in Review – August 25, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 25 We announced Enhanced Throughput for Provisioned IOPS (SSD) and General Purpose (SSD) EBS Volumes. The showed you how to Customize Ephemeral and EBS Volumes in Elastic Beanstalk Environments. Tuesday, August 26 We announced that Amazon WorkSpaces is now Available in Japan and […]

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Amazon Zocalo – Now Generally Available

has been available in a Limited Preview since early July (see my blog post, Amazon Zocalo – Document Storage and Sharing for the Enterprise to learn more). During the Limited Preview, many AWS users expressed interest in evaluating Zocalo and were admitted in to the Preview on a space-available basis. Today we are making Amazon […]

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Enhanced Throughput for Provisioned IOPS (SSD) and General Purpose (SSD) EBS Volumes

Back in the old, pre-cloud days, updating your data center to use the latest and greatest hardware was expensive, somewhat risky, and resource intensive. You would have to make the capital investment to acquire new hardware based on your usual 3 or 5 year refresh cycle, field test it, and then migrate your systems and […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 18, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August  18 We announced that the Amazon CloudWatch Logs Agent is now Available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and CentOS. A post on the High Scalability blog asked (and answered) the question “What would you build if you could process 1 […]

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AWS Pop-up Loft – Returning in the Fall!

Earlier this year we opened up the AWS Pop-up Loft for a pilot run of almost four weeks in San Francisco. During that time, many AWS developers dropped in to network, listen, learn, work, and socialize. Some developers came and enjoyed the structured, scheduled events. Others came in with their laptops, found a quiet corner, […]

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