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AWS releases private cloud cookbook

Amazon Web Services has released a tool that lets people create a recipe for a Virtual Private Cloud from a single template file.The upgrade, which lets developers use a CloudFormation template file to describe a set of EC2 resources and their supporting infrastructure, cuts the steps it takes to design and launch a private cloud system on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud, the company announced in a blog post on Wednesday.

April 26, 2012 by

AWS: Enterprises slow to reap big data benefits

Small start-ups have taken a lead on enterprises in their adoption of big data, by embedding analytics into the heart of their applications, according to Amazon Web Services.As the cloud has grown, prices for rentable computing power have come down, while scale-out applications like Hadoop have evolved to analyse large quantities of data, Werner Vogels, Amazon Web Service's (AWS) chief technology officer, said in a keynote speech at the AWS Summit 2012 in London.

April 24, 2012 by

'Fake S3' app helps developers test AWS offline

A company has released a free, open-source tool has been released that lets people run a local simulation of Amazon Web Services's simple storage service (S3) offline, making it cheaper to test and develop for the cloud platform.The 'Fake S3' tool was published as a Ruby-on-Rails 'Gem' — a self-contained application — to Github on Wednesday by developers at cloud-based data storage specialists Spool.

April 20, 2012 by

TfL adds camera feeds to live travel news

Developers and London's drivers can find out where congestion is across the capital thanks to real-time information made available by Transport for London on its website and a new twitter feed.The live traffic news website gives people access to the feeds from over 170 cameras across London.

January 30, 2012 by

Amazon brings Windows to free cloud offer

Amazon Web Services has made it possible for developers to run Windows Server 2008 R2 on its cloud for free.The offer, announced on Sunday, brings Windows to the company's free usage tier deal, which gives people access to a low-powered Amazon Web Services (AWS) virtual machine.

January 16, 2012 by

CloudMade Betas New Map Editing Tool

CloudMade last made an appearance on ZDNetUK as part of an OpenStreetMap themed blog back in February of this year when the company’s involvement with the free and editable map of the world project was starting to gain pace. It was at this time that the London, Kiev and Silicon Valley based vendor first started to be recognised as a provider of a commercial-grade platform for developers interested in mapping applications.

December 2, 2009 by

Games gurus given greater gunning power

For those of us in foggy old London town this morning, news from the San Francisco Games Developers Conference seems all but a misty dream. But inbox's must be opened and the voracious appetites of game gurus everywhere must be satiated.

February 20, 2008 by

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