AWS Developer Blog

DynamoDB JSON and Array Marshaling for PHP

Back in October of 2014, Amazon DynamoDB added support for new data types, including the map (M) and list (L) types. These new types, along with some API updates, make it possible to store more complex, multilevel data, and use DynamoDB for document storage. The DynamoDB Marshaler To make these new types even easier for […]

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Updated Amazon Cognito Credentials Provider

Amazon Cognito allows you to get temporary AWS credentials, so that you don’t have to distribute your own credentials with your application. Last year we added a Cognito credentials provider to the AWS SDK for .NET to simplify this process. With the latest update to Cognito, we are now making it even easier to use […]

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Cross-Account IAM Roles in Windows PowerShell

As a company’s adoption of Amazon Web Services (AWS) grows, most customers adopt a multi-account strategy. Some customers choose to create an account for each application, while others create an account for each business unit or environment (development, testing, production). Whatever the strategy, there is often a use case that requires access to multiple accounts […]

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WordPress on AWS Whitepapers

This is a guest post by Andreas Chatzakis (@achatzakis), one of our AWS Solutions Architects. WordPress is a very popular open source blogging tool and content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. AWS customers have been deploying WordPress to power anything from small blogs up to high traffic web sites. We have recently […]

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Alternative Formatting for Metrics Data in .NET SDK Logs

The AWS SDK for .NET has had response logging and performance metrics logging since before version 2.0. We introduced SDK logging and metrics output in an earlier post. You might want to skim that as a refresher. The metrics data is included in the logs in a human-readable format, but SDK users who aggregate, analyze, […]

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Querying the Public IP Address Ranges for AWS

A post on the AWS Official Blog last November noted that the authoritative public IP address ranges used by AWS could now be obtained from a JSON-format file. The same information can now be accessed easily from AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell with a new cmdlet, Get-AWSPublicIpAddressRange, without the need to parse JSON. This cmdlet […]

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Caching Amazon Cognito Identity IDs

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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Best Practices for Local File Parameters

If you have ever passed the contents of a file to a parameter of the AWS CLI, you most likely did so using the file:// notation. By setting a parameter’s value as the file’s path prepended by file://, you can explicitly pass in the contents of a local file as input to a command: aws […]

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