AWS Developer Blog

Release: AWS SDK for PHP – Version 2.6.6

We would like to announce the release of version 2.6.6 of the AWS SDK for PHP. This release, combined with the last few releases that we forgot to blog about, contain the following changes: Added support for the Desired Partition Count scaling option to the CloudSearch client. Hebrew is also now a supported language. Updated […]

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Enhancements to the DynamoDB SDK

The release of AWS SDK for .NET version 2.1.0 has introduced a number of changes to the high-level Amazon DynamoDB classes. Now, less markup is required to use classes with DynamoDBContext, as the SDK now infers reasonable default behavior. You can customize this behavior through app.config/web.config files and during run time through the SDK. In […]

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Monitoring Your Estimated Costs with Windows PowerShell

The documentation for Amazon CloudWatch contains this sample scenario for setting up alarms to monitor your estimated charges. Apart from a one-time operation to enable billing alerts for your account, the same capability can be set up and maintained using the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell. Enabling Alerts The first step is to enable billing […]

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Using Improved Conditional Writes in DynamoDB

Last month the Amazon DynamoDB team announced a new pair of features: Improved Query Filtering and Conditional Updates.  In this post, we’ll show how to use the new and improved conditional writes feature of DynamoDB to speed up your app. Let’s say you’re building a racing game, where two players advance in position until they […]

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Referencing Credentials using Profiles

There are a number of ways to provide AWS credentials to your .NET applications. One approach is to embed your credentials in the appSettings sections of your App.config file. While this is easy and convenient, your AWS credentials might end up getting checked into source control or published to places that you didn’t mean. A […]

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Amazon S3 Client-Side Authenticated Encryption

Encrypting data using the Amazon S3 encryption client is one way you can provide an additional layer of protection for sensitive information you store in Amazon S3. Now the Amazon S3 encryption client provides you with the ability to use authenticated encryption for your stored data via the new CryptoMode.AuthenticatedEncryption option. The Developer Preview of […]

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Release: AWS SDK for PHP – Version 2.6.2

We would like to announce the release of version 2.6.2 of the AWS SDK for PHP. Added support for Amazon SQS message attributes. Fixed Amazon S3 multi-part uploads so that manually set ContentType values are not overwritten. No longer recalculating file sizes when an Amazon S3 socket timeout occurs. Added better environment variable detection. Install the […]

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IAM Roles for Amazon EC2 instances (Access Key Management for .NET Applications – Part 4)

In this post, we’ll see how to use Identity and Access Management(IAM) roles for Amazon EC2 instances. Using IAM roles for EC2 instances, you don’t need to manage or distribute credentials that your application needs. Instead, credentials are automatically distributed to EC2 instances and picked up by the AWS SDK for .NET. Here are the […]

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Release: AWS SDK for PHP – Version 2.6.1

We would like to announce the release of version 2.6.1 of the AWS SDK for PHP. This release adds support for the latest features in Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon ElastiCache, and Auto Scaling; introduces support for a new INI-formatted credentials file (more information about this will be coming in a future blog post); and fixes a […]

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