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AWS For Facebook Applications

Developers  have used the Amazon Web Services to create highly scalable applications for Facebook including  Haikoo Zoo, Booze Mail, iLike, We’re Related, and SocialMoth Secrets. AWS is an ideal hosting environment for these applications. Developers can start small, test and prove out their ideas, and then rapidly add processing and storage resources as they develop […]

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Help Wanted

The Amazon Web Services Developer Relations Group is hiring for some exciting positions in Seattle and Luxembourg. We’ve got the following openings right now: Developer Support Engineer (Seattle) – Youll represent AWS to our customers as you handle direct inquiries, diagnose and troubleshoot technical challenges, and communicate to the customer within given time frames.  Youll […]

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And The Winner Is…

We capped off the AWS Start-Up Challenge with an award dinner at the W Hotel in Seattle and a good time was had by all. Following a day-long session with the finalists at Amazon Headquarters, we adjourned to the W Hotel for the next phase. The 13 representatives from the 7 finalists participated in a […]

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AWS Start-Up Challenge Videos and Voting

Ok race fans, now it is your turn to participate in the next phase of the AWS Start-Up Challenge! We’ve interviewed each of the finalists, created a video, and put them up here. You can see them at work and hear them talk about their products in their own words. I think that you will […]

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AWS Start-Up Challenge Finalists

We received an incredible number of submissions for the AWS Start-Up Challenge! We’d like to offer our congratulations to all seven of the finalists and we’d also like to thank everyone who submitted an entry. The quality, creativity, and diversity of thought present in the entries was beyond impressive. In the next couple of weeks […]

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Amazon EC2

Earlier today, Red Hat announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL for short) is now available in beta form on Amazon EC2.  This agreement unites Red Hat’s network management, technical support, and application library with the on-demand scalability of the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, allowing customers to create robust, reliable systems which can easily respond […]

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Amazon Web Services in India – December 2007

We received several requests from different parts of India for more information about the Amazon Web Services. Hence I am putting together a trip to India in early December. Wipro’s product engineering has already been ahead in the game. We love the Wipro folks and we worked together and co-presented at MySQL Conf 2007, which […]

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Link Roundup for Monday, October 22, 2007

My inbox is overflowing with material for the blog! Here’s what I have: The web-based Bungee Connect development environment now includes support for the Amazon Flexible Payment Service (FPS). Using the new library (which you can read about here), it is easy to create, sign, and issue your FPS requests. You may want to read […]

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