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Web Identity Federation using the AWS SDK for .NET

by Steve Roberts | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Today’s post is about web identity federation. AWS Security Token Service (STS) has introduced this new feature, which allows customers to give constrained, time-limited access of their AWS resources to users who identify themselves via popular third-party identity providers (IdPs). AWS currently supports Amazon, Facebook, and Google as IdPs whose tokens can be used to […]

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The DynamoDBMapper, Local Secondary Indexes, and You!

Earlier this year, Amazon DynamoDB released support for local secondary indexes. At that time, the AWS SDK for Java added support for LSIs, for both the low-level(AmazonDynamoDBClient) and high-level(DynamoDBMapper) APIs in the com.amazonaws.services.dynamodbv2 package. Since then, I have seen a few questions on how to use the DynamoDBMapper with local secondary indexes. In this post, […]

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AWS SDK for .NET Version 2.0 Preview

by Norm Johanson | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Today, we are excited to announce a preview of our upcoming version 2 of the AWS SDK for .NET, which you can download here. One of the most exciting new features of version 2 is the ability to have Windows Store and Windows Phone 8 Apps use our SDK. Like other SDKs for these new […]

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Release: AWS SDK for PHP 2.4.2

by Jeremy Lindblom | on | in PHP | Permalink | Comments |  Share

We would like to announce the release of version 2.4.2 of the AWS SDK for PHP. This release adds support for custom Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) and Chef 11 to the AWS OpsWorks client, adds the latest snapshot permission features to the Amazon Redshift client, and updates the Amazon EC2 and AWS Security Token Service […]

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Closeable S3Objects

by Jason Fulghum | on | in Java* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

The com.amazonaws.services.s3.model.S3Object class now implements the Closeable interface (AWS SDK for Java 1.4.8 onwards). This allows you to use it as a resource in a try-with-resources statement. S3Object contains an S3ObjectInputStream that lets you stream down your data over the HTTP connection from Amazon S3. Since the HTTP connection is open and waiting, it’s important […]

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AWS SDK for Ruby v1.14.0

by Trevor Rowe | on | in Ruby* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

We just published v1.14.0 of the AWS SDK for Ruby (aws-sdk gem).  This release updates the SDK to support custom Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) and Chef 11 for AWS OpsWorks. Also updates Amazon Simple Workflow Service and Amazon Simple Notifications Service to latest API versions. You can view the release notes here.

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AWS.Extensions renaming

by Pavel Safronov | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Earlier this week, you may have noticed that the assembly AWS.Extensions—which contained DynamoDBSessionStateStore—has been renamed to AWS.SessionProvider. Our original intent with AWS.Extensions was to create a place for SDK extensions, which aren’t strictly part of the AWS SDK for .NET. We have since developed another extension, DynamoDBTraceListener, a TraceListener that allows the logging of trace […]

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DynamoDBTraceListener

by Pavel Safronov | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

We recently introduced the DynamoDBTraceListener, a System.Diagnostics TraceListener that can be used to log events straight to Amazon DynamoDB. In this post, we show how simple it is to configure the listener and how to customize the data that is being logged. Configuration You can configure the listener either through code or by using a […]

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Injecting Failures and Latency using the AWS SDK for Java

by Wade Matveyenko | on | in Java* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Today we have another guest post from a member of the Amazon DynamoDB team, Pejus Das. The Amazon DynamoDB service provides fast and predictable performance with seamless scalability. It also has a list of common errors that can occur during request processing. You probably have a set of test suites that you run before you […]

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Using Client-Side Encryption for S3 in the AWS SDK for Ruby

by Alex Wood | on | in Ruby* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

What is client-side encryption, and why might I want to use it? If you wish to store sensitive data in Amazon S3 with the AWS SDK for Ruby, you have several ways of managing the safety and security of the data. One good practice is to use HTTPS whenever possible to protect your data in […]

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