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New – USASpending.gov on an Amazon RDS Snapshot

Update (April 2019) – USAspending.gov has deprecated access to RDS Snapshots of their database. For information on how to access spending data from the US federal government, please visit USAspending.gov. They also provide instructions on how to download their database as a PostgreSQL archive. My colleague Jed Sundwall runs the AWS Public Datasets program. He wrote […]

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AWS Enables Consortium Science to Accelerate Discovery

My colleague Mia Champion is a scientist (check out her publications), an AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and an AWS Certified Developer. The time that she spent doing research on large-data datasets gave her an appreciation for the value of cloud computing in the bioinformatics space, which she summarizes and explains in the guest post below! […]

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More Amazon Wind and Solar Farms are Live!

We’re kicking off the New Year with some great news on the AWS sustainability front – three additional wind and solar projects went live at the end of 2016 and are now delivering energy onto the electric grid that powers AWS data centers! As a quick recap, at re:Invent 2016, Vice President and Distinguished Engineer […]

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Well-Architected, Working Backward to Play it Forward

My colleague Philip “Fitz” Fitzsimons wrote the guest post below to bring you up to date on the popular Well-Architected Framework. Working backward is a fundamental part of our innovation process. We start with the customer and what they want, and let that define and guide our efforts. Having released the Well-Architected Framework in 2015 […]

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AWS Hot Startups – September 2016

Tina Barr is back with this month’s hot startups on AWS! It’s officially fall so warm up that hot cider and check out this month’s great AWS-powered startups: Funding Circle – The leading online marketplace for business loans. Karhoo – A ride comparison app. nearbuy – Connecting customers and local merchants across India. Funding Circle […]

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