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September 04, 2014
AWS EC2 instances will be easier to manage thanks to a new system for searching and filtering tags, though automated and policy-based tagging remain on the wish list.
August 13, 2014
An AWS customer with experience using Spot Instances advises on the best ways to develop applications that take advantage of an impermanent infrastructure.
July 02, 2014
New T2 line of instances replaces the T1.micro instance as well as two members of the M1 line, at a little over half the cost.
June 06, 2014
One startup embraces DevOps culture and cloud-native application design to produce a cutting-edge service on top of AWS.
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Trying to configure an application stack quickly can be frustrating when you're relying on someone else's documentation. CloudFormation can ease the stress. Continue Reading
RequestLimitExceeded is a common EC2 error that occurs when you make too many calls to AWS instances. But how many are too many? Continue Reading
Expert Pete Adams explains how overprovisioning is one of two mistakes IT pros make when running an infrastructure in the cloud. Continue Reading