AWS Developer Blog

Release: AWS SDK for Java 1.6.0

We released version 1.6.0 of the AWS SDK for Java last Friday. This version has some exciting features! A new type of POJO attribute named S3Link for the DynamoDBMapper class. This new attribute allows you to easily work with binary data in Amazon S3 and store links to that data in Amazon DynamoDB. The Amazon […]

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Handling Credentials with AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell

The cmdlets provided in the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell provide three ways to express credential information. Some approaches are more secure than others. Let’s take a look. Using Credential Parameters All cmdlets in the toolset accept -AccessKey, -SecretKey and -SessionToken parameters (-SessionToken is used when the access key and security key are part of […]

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Amazon S3 TransferManager – Batched File Uploads

In addition to all the cool features in TransferManager around asynchronous upload and download management, there are some other great features around batched uploads and downloads of multiple files. The uploadDirectory and uploadFileList methods in TransferManager make it easy to upload a complete directory, or a list of specific files to Amazon S3, as one […]

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Saving Money with Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances

Are you or your company using Amazon EC2 instances? Are you using Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances yet? Reserved Instances are often one of the easiest and most effective ways to save money on your Amazon EC2 bill. They can allow you to significantly reduce the price you pay for Amazon EC2 instance hours over a […]

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.NET Application Deployment Roundup

.NET Application Deployment Roundup In this post, we talk about several customer questions that have come up in the AWS Forums. Deploying MVC4 applications on AWS Elastic Beanstalk Deploying MVC4 applications to an AWS Elastic Beanstalk environment is just as easy as deploying other types of .NET web applications, and does not require pre-installing any […]

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Snippet: Creating Amazon DynamoDB Tables

In many applications, it’s important to make sure your code handles creating any resources that it needs in order to run. Otherwise, you’ll have to manually create those resources whenever you want to run your application with a new AWS account. For example, if you have an application that needs to store data in an […]

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VPC and AWS Elastic Beanstalk

We recently released a new version of our AWS Elastic Beanstalk .NET container which, like the other Beanstalk containers, is based on AWS CloudFormation and lets you take advantage of all the latest features that have been added to Beanstalk. One of the exciting new features is the ability to deploy into Amazon VPC. The […]

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Working with Regions in the AWS SDK for .NET

In earlier versions of the AWS SDK for .NET, using services in regions other than us-east-1 required you to create a config object for the client set the ServiceURL property on the config construct a client using the config object Here’s an example of what that looks like for Amazon DynamoDB: var config = new AmazonDynamoDBConfig { […]

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Streaming Amazon S3 Objects From a Web Server

Have you ever needed a memory-efficient way to stream an Amazon S3 object directly from your web server to a browser? Perhaps your website has its own authorization system and you want to limit access to a file to only users who have purchased it. Or maybe you need to perform a specific action each […]

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