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Jeff Barr / Amazon Web Services Blog:
Amazon WorkSpaces - Desktop Computing in the Cloud   —  Once upon a time, enterprises had a straightforward way to give each employee access to a desktop computer.  New employees would join the organization and receive a standard-issue desktop, preconfigured with a common set of tools and applications.
Nov 13, 2013, 1:50 PMIn context
Jeff Barr / Amazon Web Services Blog:
AWS Management Console Improvements - Tablet and Mobile Support   —  Managing your AWS resources has become easier and more direct over the years!  Let's do a quick recap before we dig in:  — We launched Amazon SQS (2004) and Amazon S3 (2006) as pure APIs, with no tool support whatsoever.
Jan 4, 2013, 5:00 PMIn context
Amazon Web Services Blog:
Amazon Glacier: Archival Storage for One Penny Per GB Per Month   —  You Need Glacier  —  I'm going to bet that you (or your organization) spend a lot of time and a lot of money archiving mission-critical data.  No matter whether you're currently using disk, optical media or tape-based storage …
Aug 21, 2012, 10:25 AMIn context
Jeff Barr / Amazon Web Services Blog:
Amazon S3 - 905 Billion Objects and 650,000 Requests/Second   —  At the end of the first quarter of 2012, there were 905 billion objects in Amazon S3.  We routinely handle 650,000 requests per second for those objects with occasional peaks substantially above that number.  Here is the latest chart:
Apr 6, 2012, 11:50 AMIn context
Jeff / Amazon Web Services Blog:
Amazon Simple Workflow - Cloud-Based Workflow Management   —  Simple Workflow  —  Today we are introducing the Amazon Simple Workflow service, SWF for short.  This new service gives you the ability to build and run distributed, fault-tolerant applications that span multiple systems (cloud-based, on-premise, or both).
Feb 22, 2012, 6:30 AMIn context
Jeff Barr / Amazon Web Services Blog:
Amazon S3 Price Reduction   —  As you can tell from my recent post on Amazon S3 Growth for 2011, our customers are uploading new objects to Amazon S3 at an incredible rate.  We continue to innovate on your behalf to drive down storage costs and pass along the resultant savings to you at every possible opportunity.
Feb 7, 2012, 5:10 AMIn context
Jeff / Amazon Web Services Blog:
Amazon Simple Notification Service Now Supports SMS   —  Today we are adding another transport protocol to the Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS).  You can now subscribe a US phone number to an SNS topic.  After the subscription has been confirmed, notifications sent to the topic will be delivered to the phone as an SMS message.
Nov 3, 2011, 6:40 PMIn context
Jeff Barr / Amazon Web Services Blog:
Amazon EC2 Cluster Instances Available on Spot Market   —  Today we are coupling two popular aspects of Amazon EC2: Cluster computing and Spot Instances!  —  More and more of our customers are finding innovative ways to use EC2 Spot Instances to save up to two-thirds off the On-Demand price.
Apr 7, 2011, 2:40 PMIn context
Jeff / Amazon Web Services Blog:
A New Approach to Amazon EC2 Networking   —  You've been able to use the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud to construct a secure bridge between your existing IT infrastructure and the AWS cloud using an encrypted VPN connection.  All communication between Amazon EC2 instances running within …
Mar 15, 2011, 9:55 AMIn context
AWS Evangelist / Amazon Web Services Blog:
Introducing the Amazon Simple Email Service   —  Like most technical endeavors, sending email is a lot harder than it looks!  The simple solutions that are entirely adequate when you have to send a couple of dozen daily emails simply don't work when you need to send out hundreds, thousands …
Jan 25, 2011, 11:55 AMIn context

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