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Tag: New stuff

Three Easy Steps to Enable Cross-Zone Load Balancing in Elastic Beanstalk

You can enable Cross-Zone Load Balancing for your Elastic Beanstalk Environment in 3 quick steps: Create a directory named .ebextensions at the top level of your application source bundle Add a file named elb_cross_zone.config with the following content: Resources: AWSEBLoadBalancer: Type: AWS::ElasticLoadBalancing::LoadBalancer Properties: CrossZone: True Bundle and deploy your application. You can refer to the […]

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Introducing the ‘Develop, Deploy, and Manage for Scale with Elastic Beanstalk and CloudFormation’ Series

Next Monday (April 7 2014) we’re launching a 5-part blog and Office Hours series we’re calling “Develop, Deploy, and Manage for Scale with Elastic Beanstalk and CloudFormation”. In this 5-part series we’ll cover best-practices and practical tips & tricks for developing, deploying, and managing a web application with an eye for application performance and operational […]

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A Few New CloudFormation Features for the New Year

Earlier this afternoon CloudFormation launched a few new features that you might be interested in: More Parameters and Outputs – CloudFormation now supports up to 60 parameters and 60 ouputs per stack.  New Auto Scaling Featuers – Support for the new Auto Scaling features that were launched today, including EBS PIOPS in your Launch Configurations. Expanded SQS […]

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A Year in Review: Elastic Beanstalk, OpsWorks, and CloudFormation

2013 was an exciting and busy year here at AWS. Let’s take this opportunity to look back on the new features and updates to Elastic Beanstalk, OpsWorks, and CloudFormation that we saw throughout the year. AWS Elastic Beanstalk New Environment Types: background task handling with the new Worker Tier, as well as a Single Instance […]

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Resource Condition Support in the AWS CloudFormation Editor for Visual Studio

CloudFormation recently added support for conditional resource creation and my colleague Norm Johanson updated the CloudFormation template editor in the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio to support this new feature. Here’s a screenshot of conditionals in the editor: Norm wrote a nice post about it over on the .NET Development blog. Check it out at http://blogs.aws.amazon.com/net/post/TxLCYWVVGA2IY1/Resource-Condition-Support-in-the-AWS-CloudFormation-Editor

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AWS Console for iOS and Android Now Supports OpsWorks

We’re pleased to announce support for AWS OpsWorks in the AWS Console mobile app, available on Amazon Appstore, Google Play, and iTunes. The mobile app lets you view the configuration and health of your resources on the go so you can better understand and respond to incidents that may impact your application when you can’t […]

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Resource-based permissions for OpsWorks

We are pleased to announce that AWS OpsWorks now supports resource-level permissions. AWS OpsWorks is an application management service that lets you provision resources, deploy and update software, automate common operational tasks, and monitor the state of your environment. You can optionally use the popular Chef automation platform to extend OpsWorks using your own custom […]

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AWS OpsWorks introduces support for Java applications

We are pleased to announce that AWS OpsWorks has added support for Apache Tomcat to make it easy for you to deploy and run Java applications. You can deploy one or more Java applications on the same server and customize the Java layer to change configurations such as the JVM heap size, use a different […]

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For Developers, By Developers

Hello!   My name is Evan Brown and I work here at Amazon Web Services on application deployment and management services like Elastic Beanstalk, CloudFormation, and OpsWorks. Today we’re excited to launch the new Application Management blog. My colleagues – the engineers and product managers who build these services – and I will use this […]

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