Category Archives: Amazon Web Services

Amazon Elastic MapReduce

Amazon anounces Elastic MapReduce. Amazon Elastic MapReduce is a web service that enables businesses, researchers, data analysts, and developers to easily and cost-effectively process vast amounts of data. It utilizes a hosted Hadoop framework running on the web-scale infrastructure of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). If you […]

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Amazon S3 Availability Event: July 20, 2008

It is good to see that Amazon released a pretty detailed statement detailing the events of the S3 outage on 7/20.  Some people have been complaining about the stability of the environment, but I think it has been overall really good.  When there are problems they are fixed extremely quickly and if there was going […]

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Amazon Announces Premium Support Options for Web Services (EC2, S3, etc)

Today Amazon announced that they will start offering premium support options for their web services. AWS Customers who sign up for AWS Premium Support will receive personalized technical assistance from the Amazon Web Services team, whenever and as frequently as their business demands. The service offers support for operational issues or technical questions during development, […]

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