AWS Developer Blog

Closeable S3Objects

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

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

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

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

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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Amazon S3 PHP Stream Wrapper

As of the 2.3.0 release, the AWS SDK for PHP now provides an official Amazon S3 PHP stream wrapper. The stream wrapper allows you to treat Amazon S3 like a filesystem using functions like fopen(), file_get_contents(), and filesize() through a custom stream wrapper protocol. The Amazon S3 stream wrapper opens up some interesting possibilities that […]

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AWS SDKs and Tools @ OSCON

A few of us from the SDKs and Tools teams will be down in Portland for OSCON next week. We’ll be at the AWS booth talking to customers, answering questions, and as always, looking for talented engineers, managers, and designers interested in building the future of the AWS platform. If you aren’t able to drop […]

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Happy Birthday, SDK! Now Let’s Celebrate the Future

Today marks the second anniversary of the AWS SDK for Ruby. Over the last two years, the SDK has grown and developed to support the full array of available AWS services and high-level features, like resource abstractions, enumeration, as well as Rails email and model layer integration. We are honored by the positive customer feedback […]

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Customizing Windows Elastic Beanstalk Environments – Part 2

In the previous post in this series, we introduced the .ebextensions/*config file, and showed how you can use it to install packages, download files, run commands, and start services. In this post, we’re going to dig a little bit into managing settings through this mechanism. Writing configuration files A common way to configure software systems […]

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