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AWS re: Invent Day 2 Highlights & Announcements

Hello again from AWS re: Invent! The second day of AWS re: Invent in Las Vegas started off with a great talk from Amazon.com CTO Dr. Werner Vogels. After a brief recap of yesterday’s announcements (Amazon Redshift and the S3 price reduction), Werner discussed the role of system architecture in today’s world of unconstrained, programmatic access to processing, storage, and network resources. He emphasized that new architectures must be scalable, fault-tolerant, high-performance, and cost-effective. His talk included guest speakers from Pinterest and Animoto, along with live, dynamic demos conducted by AWS Evangelists Matt Wood and Simone Brunozzi. Werner announced a pair of new Amazon EC2 instance types, one for high storage applications and another for high memory applications. He also announced the AWS Data Pipeline. New Amazon EC2 instances Two new Amazon EC2 instance types will be made available to customers in the US East (Virginia) region in the coming weeks. High Storage Instances are a new Amazon EC2 instance optimized for customers that need high storage depth and high sequential I/O for applications like data warehousing, Hadoop and data-intensive HPC. High Storage instances will be available in a single size, High Storage Eight Extra Large (hs1.8xlarge), and have 16 virtual cores, 24 hard disk drives, 48 TB of storage capacity, 117 GiB of RAM and 10 Gigabit Ethernet networking. Cluster High Memory instances are another new Amazon EC2 cluster instance type optimized for memory-intensive analytics and scientific computing. Cluster High Memory instances will be available in a single size, … Continue reading

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AWS re: Invent is almost sold out, register now

AWS re: Invent is only three weeks away and conference passes will likely be sold out this week. Register soon or you will miss your opportunity to join the largest gathering of the AWS community. We have a great line-up of content for you to choose from with 16 tracks and over 150 sessions including: Building Web-Scale Applications with AWS, James Hamilton, VP & Distinguished Engineer, AWS and Simon Elisha, Principal Solution Architect, AWS High Available Architecture at Netflix, Adrian Cockcroft, Director of Cloud Architecture, Netflix Security of the AWS Cloud, Stephen Schmidt, Chief Info Security Officer, AWS Zero to Millions of Requests, Khawaja Shams, Software Engineer, NASA and Spencer Dillard, Sr. Product Manager, AWS AWS Infrastructure Automation, Chris Munns, Solution Architect, AWS Amazon Relational Database Service Best Practices, Grant McAlister, Sr. Principal Engineer, AWS Architecting for High Availability and Multi-Availability Zones on AWS, Attila Narin, Sr. Manager, Solutions Architecture, AWS Important Details Conference Dates: November 27-29 Location: The Venetian, Las Vegas, NV Full Conference Pass: $1099 Live Stream Keynotes from AWS re: Invent Can’t make it to Las Vegas for AWS re: Invent? Join us virtually for the live broadcast of the visionary keynote sessions including: Wednesday, November 28 8:30am – 10:00am PT Andy Jassy Thursday, November 29 8:30am – 10:00am PT Werner Vogels Thursday, November 29 1:30pm – 2:30pm PT Fireside Chat with Jeff Bezos and Werner Vogels Speakers Andy JassySr. Vice PresidentAmazon Web Services Werner VogelsCTOAmazon.com Jeff BezosFounder & CEOAmazon.com We look forward to seeing you in … Continue reading

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AWS re: Invent Conference Details Available Now

  We are excited to share more details about AWS re: Invent, our first global customer and partner conference. Join the best and the brightest developers, hottest start-ups, and visionary technology leaders in Las Vegas, November 27-29 and be part of the largest gathering of the AWS community.   Important Details Full Conference Pass: $1099 Registration Open Date: July 25, 2012 Find the latest information on tracks, sessions, and speakers on the AWS re: Invent website. We have built the agenda around topics requested by customers. Choose from over 150 sessions led by AWS engineers and architects, product managers, AWS customers and partners, including: AWS Best Practices Compute & Networking, Databases, Storage, Content Delivery… Cloud Computing Use Case Web apps, Big data, High performance computing, Disaster recovery, Mobile, Media sharing… Enterprise IT Migrating enterprise apps to the cloud, Governance and security best practices, Customer case studies… Architecture High availability best practices, Scaling and Performance Tuning, Networking architectures… Developer Tools Using AWS SDKs for your favorite language, Architecting for cost savings, Deployment management tools from AWS and partners… AWS Resource Management Tips for lowering your bill, DevOps in the cloud, Automation and deployment best practices, Performance optimization, Testing… Security Cloud Security best practices, Building PCI and HIPAA Compliant apps, Identity and access management… New AWS Services How to get started with recently launched services like Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon CloudSearch, Amazon Simple Workflow Service… Service Team Office Hours Connect with engineers and product managers to get your technical questions answered   Mark … Continue reading

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