AWS Developer Blog

Category: Java

Release: AWS SDK for Java 1.5.0

We released version 1.5.0 of the AWS SDK for Java last night.  This release contains several exciting enhancements including: Upgrading to the latest major version of Apache HttpClient Support for the Closeable interface on Amazon S3 objects Easier construction of requests that use map datatypes Batching improvements for Amazon DynamoDB Support for Amazon Elastic Transcoder’s […]

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Data Encryption with Amazon S3

If your application uses Amazon S3 and deals with sensitive data, then you should be taking advantage of the easy ways of increasing the security of your data using the AWS SDK for Java. There are two easy options for locking down your data using Amazon S3 and the AWS SDK for Java. Which one […]

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Rate-Limited Scans in Amazon DynamoDB

Today we’re lucky to have another guest post by David Yanacek from the Amazon DynamoDB team. David is sharing his deep knowledge on Amazon DynamoDB to help explain how to manage performance and throughput usage on your DynamoDB tables. When you scan your table in Amazon DynamoDB, you should follow the DynamoDB best practices for […]

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Writing less code when using the AWS SDK for Java

Today we have a guest post by David Yanacek from the Amazon DynamoDB team. The AWS SDK for Java provides a convenient set of methods for building request objects. This set of methods, known as a fluent interface, can save you from repeatedly retyping the request variable name, and can even make your code more […]

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Eclipse Deployment: Part 3 – Configuring AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Now that you know the basics about creating AWS Java web applications and deploying them using the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse, let’s talk about some of the ways you can control how your environment runs. AWS Elastic Beanstalk provides several easy ways to configure different features of your environment. The first mechanism we’ll look at […]

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Release: AWS Toolkit for Eclipse 2.3

We’ve just released a new version of the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse that adds support for managing your AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) resources directly from within Eclipse, and updates the Amazon DynamoDB Create Table Wizard in the toolkit to support creating tables with Local Secondary Indexes. Check out the new functionality and let […]

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Working with Different AWS Regions

Wherever you or your customers are in the world, there are AWS data centers nearby. Each AWS region is a completely independent stack of services, totally isolated from other regions. You should always host your AWS application in the region nearest your customers. For example, if your customers are in Japan, running your website from […]

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