Cloud Computing

AWS SDK for Ruby

Ruby developers can now leverage Amazon’s AWS SDK that allows them to enhance the functionality of  their applications and build innovative web applications. Ruby is an object oriented programming language widely used in web applications. The AWS SDK includes a rich feature set that allows developers manage AWS compute, storage and middleware services plus...
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More Features with Amazon’s EC2 Auto Scaling

The notification services with auto scaling processes are now beefed-up to include new features that allow for smoother auto scaling operations. Briefly the new features deal with notifications triggered as EC2 instances get terminated or launched, setting up of recurrent scaling operations, controlling the process of adding EC2 instances to your Elastic Load Balancer...
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More Features for AWS Elastic Beanstalk

A new feature for AWS Elastic Beanstalk allows developers to provision new environments from a saved configuration. Through the Save Configuration wizard from the AWS Elastic Beanstalk tab on the AWS Management Console developers can select the application environment to save and follow the wizard to complete the operation. Additionally, they can edit the...
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AWS SES email attachments

In April of 2011, Amazon launched an email-sending service (SES) as part of their AWS portfolio of services. Now, they extend this service with an option to add file attachments that is, email messages can include attachments such as images or documents. Before today, the email service was missing the file-attachment functionality reducing its...
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Amazon S3 hosting several billion of Software Objects

As mid 2011, over 449 billion objects are residing at Amazon’s S3 cloud storage and these objects generate about 290K requests per second at peak times. Last April it was about 250,  an increase of about quarter of a trillion in less than four months. Read more here.  To put you into perspective, Amazon compares the number of Objects...
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Amazon EC2 support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Mid June 2011, Amazon announced that it is now offering support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux on EC2. Amazon keeps adding more and more options to its existing AWS features that give further freedom of choice and flexibility that customers need. In fact, customers are able to run both 32 and 64-bit instances in...
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