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Caching Amazon Cognito Identity IDs

by Norm Johanson | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Amazon Cognito is a service that you can use to get AWS credentials to your mobile and desktop applications without embedding them in your code. A few months ago, we added a credentials provider for Cognito. In version 2.3.14 of the AWS SDK for .NET, we updated the credentials provider to support caching the identity […]

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New AWS Elastic Beanstalk Deployment Wizard

Today, we released version 1.8 of the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio. For this release, we revamped our wizard to deploy your ASP.NET Applications. Our goal was to make deployment easier as well as take advantage of some of the new features AWS Elastic Beanstalk has added. What happened to the AWS CloudFormation deployments? Unlike […]

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Amazon EC2 ImageUtilities and Get-EC2ImageByName Updates

Versions 2.3.14 of the AWS SDK for .NET and AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell, released today (December 18, 2014), contain updates to the utilities and the Get-EC2ImageByName cmdlet used to query common Microsoft Windows 64-bit Amazon Machine Images using version-independent names. Briefly, we renamed some of the keys used to identify Microsoft Windows Server 2008 […]

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Preview release of AWS Resource APIs for .NET

by Milind Gokarn | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

We have released a preview of AWS Resource APIs for .NET, which is a brand new high-level API. The latest version of the preview ships with the resource APIs for the following AWS services, support for other services will be added in the near future. Amazon Glacier Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) Amazon Simple Queue […]

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DynamoDB JSON Support

by Pavel Safronov | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

The latest Amazon DynamoDB update added support for JSON data, making it easy to store JSON documents in a DynamoDB table while preserving their complex and possibly nested shape. Now, the AWS SDK for .NET has added native JSON support, so you can use raw JSON data when working with DynamoDB. This is especially helpful […]

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AWS re:Invent 2014 Recap

by Norm Johanson | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Another AWS re:Invent has come and gone. Steve and I were lucky enough to be there and meet many developers using AWS in such interesting ways. We also gave a talk showing off some the new features the team added to the SDK this year. The talk has been made available online. In our talk, […]

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AWS Toolkit support for Visual Studio Community 2013

We often hear from our customers that they would like our AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio to work with the Express editions of Visual Studio. We understand how desirable this is, but due to restrictions built into the Express editions of Visual Studio, it hasn’t been possible…until now. With the recent announcement of the new […]

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Stripe Windows Ephemeral Disks at Launch

by Steve Roberts | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Today we have another guest post by AWS Solutions Architect David Veith. Amazon EC2 currently offers more than 20 current-generation instance types for your Windows operating system workloads. The root volume for Windows instances will always be a volume provided by the Amazon EBS service. Additional EBS drives can easily be added as desired. Depending […]

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Utilizing Amazon ElastiCache Auto Discovery in .NET Through Enyim

by Mason Schneider | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Today, we released a new library, Amazon ElastiCache Cluster Configuration, that allows .NET applications to easily leverage ElastiCache features. This post explains why a programmer would want to use this library and offers a quick and easy way to try it yourself. What is Memcached? Memcached provides a way to easily avoid some of the […]

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DynamoDB Series – Expressions

by Norm Johanson | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

For the final installment of our Amazon DynamoDB series, we are going to look at the new expression support. There are two types of expressions used by DynamoDB. First you can use expressions to update specific fields in an item. The other way is to use expressions on puts, updates, or deletes to prevent the […]

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