AWS Developer Blog

AWS SDK Core Response Structures

I blogged recently about how the code is now available for AWS SDK Core. This new repository is the basis for what will become version 2 of the AWS SDK for Ruby. We have not cut a public gem for AWS SDK Core yet. Instead, we have published the work-in-progress code to GitHub for the […]

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Access Key Management for .NET Applications – Part 1

In this post, we talk about the three methods for providing AWS access keys to your .NET applications and look at a few best practices. We look at the following questions while discussing the different options for managing access keys. Security: How do you securely store credentials and supply them to your application? Ease of […]

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Archiving and Backing-up Data with the AWS SDK for .NET

Jason Fulghum recently posted a blog entry about using Glacier with the AWS SDK for Java that I thought would be interesting for .NET developers. Here is Jason’s post with the code replaced with the C# equivalent. Do you or your company have important data that you need to archive? Have you explored Amazon Glacier […]

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DynamoDB APIs

Amazon DynamoDB is a fast NoSQL database service offered by AWS. DynamoDB can be invoked from .NET applications by using the AWS SDK for .NET. The SDK provides three different models for communicating with DynamoDB. This blog post is the first of a series that describes the various APIs, their respective tradeoffs, best practices, and […]

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Archiving and Backing-up Data with the AWS SDK for Java

Do you or your company have important data that you need to archive? Have you explored Amazon Glacier yet? Amazon Glacier is an extremely low-cost storage service that provides secure and durable storage for data archiving and backup. Just like with other AWS offerings, you pay only for what you use. You don’t have to […]

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Wire Logging in the AWS SDK for PHP

One of the features of the AWS SDK for PHP that I often recommend to customers is the LogPlugin, that can be used to do wire logging. It is one of the many plugins included with Guzzle, which is the underlying HTTP library used by the SDK. Guzzle’s LogPlugin includes a default configuration that will […]

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Release 2.0.0.6 of the AWS SDK V2.0 for .NET

Today, we updated our version 2 preview of the AWS SDK for .NET. You can download version 2.0.0.6 of the SDK here. This preview contains the following updates. The SDK now requires the region to be explicitly specified through the client constructor or by using the AWSRegion setting in the application’s app or web config […]

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Using Elastic IP Addresses

Elastic IP addresses are great for keeping a consistent public IP address. They can also be transferred to other EC2 instances, which is useful if you need to replace an instance but don’t want your public IP address to change. The Amazon EC2 User Guide has information on IP addresses for EC2 instances that can […]

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Using the SaveBehavior Configuration for the DynamoDBMapper

The high-level save API of DynamoDBMapper provides a convenient way of persisting items in an Amazon DynamoDB table. The underlying implementation uses either a PutItem request to create a new item or an UpdateItem request to edit the existing item. In order to exercise finer control over the low-level service requests, you can use a […]

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