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Amazon Web Services Announces a New Tech Conference, AWS re:Invent Amazon Web Services Announces a New Tech Conference, AWS re:Invent
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Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon’s cloud services division, has announced it is sponsoring a new technology conference surrounding AWS technologies and solutions. The conference will take place in Las Vegas on Novermber 27-29 of this year. The conference will educate …

Amazon RDS Now Supports ASP.NET Amazon RDS Now Supports ASP.NET

Online retail giant Amazon just announced a new update which allows users to run Microsoft’s database and web programming platform ASP.NET, on its Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS). Amazon reveals that users can now use Microsoft tools they are accustomed …

Wal-Mart, eBay Try Out New Search Engines Wal-Mart, eBay Try Out New Search Engines
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Reuters is reporting today that both EBay and Wal-Mart are replacing their outdated search engines in order to compete with online retailers such as Amazon. The report states that eBay will soon implement a new search engine it is calling …

Amazon Supply Launches For Industrial, Scientific, and Business Customers Amazon Supply Launches For Industrial, Scientific, and Business Customers

Coming just a week after Amazon launched its Amazon Web Services Marketplace, which allows customers to shop for software, databases, and servers the same way they would a book on the normal Amazon site, Amazon has now launched Amazon Supply. …

Amazon Web Services Launches AWS Marketplace For Cloud Software Amazon Web Services Launches AWS Marketplace For Cloud Software
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced today that they have launched the AWS Marketplace, and online store where AWS customers can shop for software and services in much the same way they would a book on Amazon. Customers will be able …

Amazon Web Services Announces Partner Network Amazon Web Services Announces Partner Network

Amazon’s Web Services Blog just announced its new web services partner network, and is launching a public beta version of the global platform, the AWS Partner Network (APN). The APN seeks to afford users of the AWS partner network the …

Netflix Making Its Cloud Software Open Source Netflix Making Its Cloud Software Open Source

Whether it be for education, help with programming or just out of good will, a lot of companies are now putting their software up as open source. This allows developers to poke and prod at the source code to find …

Amazon’s New CloudSearch Gives Sites Scalable Search Amazon’s New CloudSearch Gives Sites Scalable Search

Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced Amazon CloudSearch, a service providing customers with “a fast, fully managed, and highly scalable search functionality” for web applications. Instead of managing and operating their own search engine functionality, customers can use CloudSearch to …

Amazon’s Web Services Uses 450K Servers Amazon’s Web Services Uses 450K Servers

Amazon’s cloud computing operation is estimated to use at least 454,000 servers in seven data center hubs around the world. Data on the matter was offered by Accenture Technology Labs, as Amazon Web Services has yet to disclose details on …

Microsoft Windows Server Coming To Amazon Web Services Microsoft Windows Server Coming To Amazon Web Services
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Amazon has announced that customers taking advantage of the free usage tier of their Amazon Web Services can now run their Windows Server applications in their AWS cloud. Amazon Web Services is designed to make cloud computing easier for a …

Amazon Introduces “Elastic Beanstalk” for Easy App Deployment

Amazon announced a new product for Amazon Web Services today, called "AWS Elastic Beanstalk". The product, a new way for developers to deploy and manage apps in the AWS cloud, handles things like capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and app health monitoring.

Amazon Closing Alexa Web Search
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Amazon has been pretty busy this Thanksgiving break, not only are they dealing with the hoards of online shoppers they’re also quietly shutting down one of their web services… Alexa Web Search.