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Amazon launches new compute intesive C4 Instances

Amazon announced the availability of C4 instances type, announced since last November. Interestingly, the new C4 instances are based on a Intel Xeon E5-2666 v3 (code name Haswell) processor custom optimized for EC2, that runs at a base speed of … Continue reading

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729 TeraFLOPS cluster on AWS in 60 minutes

Cycle Computing which specializes in technical and high-performance cloud computing, and Western Digital’s HGST unit ran the largest Fortune 500 production workload and went from zero to 50,000 cores in 23 minutes. The cloud computing run utilized various regions on … Continue reading

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Amazon launches AWS integration plugin for VMware vCenter

Amazon announced on Friday the launch of AWS Connector for vCenter, which lets admins import management tools for Amazon’s cloud directly into an on-premise data center software package. The AWS Connector for vCenter tech gives VMware administrators a way to … Continue reading

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New Amazon I2 Instance Type Available

The I2 instance type was designed to host I/O intensive workloads typically generated by relational databases, NoSQL databases, and transactional systems. The largest I2 instance type can deliver over 365K random reads per second and over 315K random writes per … Continue reading

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Managed desktops in the AWS Cloud with Amazaon Workspaces

Amazon announced yesterday, during it’s re:Invent 2013 conference the availability of Amazaon Workspaces, a service ment to deliver virtual desktops to users. The pricing starts at $35 a month and includes PC a system running Windows 7, Adobe Flash, Internet … Continue reading

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Amazon AWS S3 to provide local storage tiering

By using the AWS Storage Gateway the S3 Simple Storage Service can be directly accesed by the servers and applications as a local attached storage device. This means that the Gateway can make the S3 buckets to appear just like … Continue reading

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