This Week in AWS, Dec 28-2013

Amazon Web Services recently launched their next generation SSD based I2 instances which provide highest IOPS as compared to any other EC2 instance and recommends these for high performance NOSQL databases.

Described below are the instance types with their specifications.

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AWS also came up with new and improved version of the management console for CloudFormation. It’s aimed at simplifying the creation of AWS resources with features like

  • Auto-refresh of events
  • Cross-Zone load balancing for Amazon Elastic Load Balancing
  • Worker tier for AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Ability to define names of RDS DB Instances, Elastic Load Balancers and ElastiCache Clusters

More about CloudFormation can be learned at their detail page, documentationintroductory video or you  can do hands on with their large collection of AWS templates.


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