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AWS Week in Review – September 24, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, September 24 The good folks at Newvem published an article on Getting Started with AWS Direct Connect. Tuesday, September 25 NASDAQ OMX announced FinQloud, a cloud solution for the financial services industry. We introduced Provisioned IOPS for Amazon RDS. Wednesday, September 26 We announced that Amazon RDS now […]

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AWS Week in Review – September 17, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, September 17 We added four new checks to the AWS Trusted Advisor including EC2 Reserved Instance Optimization, VPN Tunnel Redundancy, RDS Backup, and RDS Multi-AZ. Tuesday, September 18 We introduced Auto Scaling termination policies to give you additonal control over the scale-down process. Friday, September 21 Developer Andy […]

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AWS Week in Review – September 10, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Tuesday, September 11 We launched the EC2 Reserved Instance Marketplace. Wednesday, September 12 We announced that Cluster GPU Instances are now available in the EU West (Ireland) region and inside of VPCs. We opened up a new CloudFront / Route 53 edge location in Madrid, […]

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AWS Week in Review – September 3, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Tuesday, September 4 I posted a new AWS Report, Michael Kellen of Sage Bionetworks. We announced that AWS Elastic Beanstalk is now available in Singapore. Wednesday, September 5 We posted a new AWS case study. This study describes how Edmodo uses Amazon RDS to handle 500 database […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 27, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 27 New AWS Report interview, Chris Wheeler discusses the Amazon Simple Email Service (SES). Friday, August 31 Amazon S3 now supports Cross Origin Resource Sharing (CORS). AWS Evangelist Joe Ziegler uploaded a new presentation, Enterprise Journey to the Cloud. New AWS Report interview, Todd Fassulo […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 20, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 20 We released Amazon Glacier, archival storage for one penny per Gigabyte per month. Tuesday, August 21 Amazon DynamoDB now supports storage and retrieval of binary data. We released AWS Cost Allocation for customer bills. Wednesday, August 22 You can now launch EC2 Cluster Compute Instances in […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 13, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 13 We updated AWS Direct Connect with new locations and AWS Management Console support. We published another AWS Report, this one featuring Kate Matsudaira, CTO of Decide.com. Thursday, August 16 We added additional features to Amazon RDS for Oracle Database, including support for running in […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 6, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 6 AWS Elastic MapReduce now supports Hadoop 1.0.3 including HDFS over HTTP. Wednesday, August 8 We released some EBS Provisioned IOPS resources including a benchmarking guide. Thursday, August 9 We reduced the minimum throughput for DynamoDB tables. Stay tuned for another exciting week! — Jeff;

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AWS Week in Review – July 30, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, July 30 Our friends at Netflix published the code for their Chaos Monkey, a member of their Simian Army of testing tools. You can now buy EC2 Reserved Instances for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. I posted the newest episode of The AWS Report with […]

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AWS Week in Review – July 23, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Tuesday, July 24 I blogged about some improvements to the EC2 tab of the AWS Management Console. IDC published a commissioned white paper to show that the business value of AWS accelerates over time. Thursday, July 26 We published four new CloudFormation templates for Windows — SharePoint, […]

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