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Tag: Amazon S3

Now Open: AWS Region in Tokyo

I have made many visits to Japan over the last several years to speak at conferences and to meet with developers. I really enjoy the people, the strong sense of community, and the cuisine. Over the years I have learned that there’s really no substitute for sitting down, face to face, with customers and potential […]

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Upcoming Event: AWS Tech Summit, London

I’m very pleased to invite you all to join the AWS team in London, for our first Tech Summit of 2011. We’ll take a quick, high level tour of the Amazon Web Services cloud platform before diving into the technical detail of how to build highly available, fault tolerant systems, host databases and deploy Java applications […]

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Host Your Static Website on Amazon S3

We’ve added some new features to Amazon S3 to make it even better at hosting static websites. Customers have been hosting their images and video for their websites on Amazon S3 for a long time. However, it was not that easy to host your entire website on S3. Why? If a user enters a site […]

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Amazon S3 – Bigger and Busier Than Ever

The number of objects stored in Amazon S3 continues to grow: Here are the stats, measured at the end of the fourth quarter of each year: 2006 – 2.9 billion objects 2007 – 14 billion objects 2008 – 40 billion objects 2009 – 102 billion objects 2010 – 262 billion objects The peak request rate […]

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New Webinar: High Availability Websites

As part of a new, monthly hands on series of webinars, I’ll be giving a technical review of building, managing and maintaining high availability websites and web applications using Amazons cloud computing platform. Hosting websites and web applications is a very common use of our services, and in this webinar we’ll take a hands-on approach […]

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AWS Import/Export Now in Singapore

You can now use the AWS Import/Export service to import and export data into and out of Amazon S3 buckets in the Asia Pacific (Singapore) Region via portable storage devices with eSATA USB 2.0, and SATA interfaces. You can ship us a device loaded with data and we’ll copy it to the S3 bucket of […]

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Amazon S3 – Object Size Limit Now 5 TB

A number of our customers want to store very large files in Amazon S3 — scientific or medical data, high resolution video content, backup files, and so forth. Until now, they have had to store and reference the files as separate chunks of 5 gigabytes (GB) or less. So, when a customer wanted to access […]

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Amazon S3: Multipart Upload

Can I ask you some questions? Have you ever been forced to repeatedly try to upload a file across an unreliable network connection? In most cases there’s no easy way to pick up from where you left off and you need to restart the upload from the beginning. Are you frustrated because your company has […]

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