Amazon Cloud Directory Getting Started

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Provides detailed descriptions of Amazon Cloud Directory concepts for developers and instructions for using both the console and the command line interface.

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Describes all of the API operations for Amazon Cloud Directory. Also provides sample requests, responses, and errors for the supported web services protocols.

Amazon Cloud Directory API Reference



Deep Dive on Amazon Cloud Directory
AWS Online Tech Talk - Amazon Cloud Directory
  • Learn about the benefits and features of Amazon Cloud Directory
  • Understand the advantages of using Cloud Directory over traditional directory solutions, such as Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) and other LDAP-based directories
  • Discover how to efficiently organize hierarchies of data across multiple dimensions
  • Get tips on how to create and extend Cloud Directory schemas
  • Find out how to search your directory using strongly consistent and eventually consistent search APIs.
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