Announcing Backup and Restore capability for Amazon ElastiCache for Redis

We are delighted to announce Backup and Restore capability for Amazon ElastiCache for Redis. Starting today, you can create snapshots of your ElastiCache for Redis clusters, which can later be used for restore operations. Snapshots can be automatically created daily, as well as taken manually at any time. This is a convenient way to protect […]
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Streamline Your Code with Improved Query and Update Functionality

Today’s release of Query Filters and Conditional Updates introduces capabilities that help streamline your application code. With query filters, you can refine the results from a Query operation before they are returned to you. With Conditional Updates, you can include a richer set of conditions in an update operation to perform operations like “update an […]
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Amazon RDS introduces MySQL 5.5 to 5.6 upgrade using Read Replicas

You can now upgrade your existing MySQL database instances running MySQL 5.5 to MySQL 5.6 using Read Replicas. To upgrade your existing instances, create a new Read Replica, upgrade it to MySQL 5.6, and once it has caught up to your existing master, promote it to be the new master. Also, starting today, for any […]
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Amazon RDS Now Supports Oracle Database 11.2.0.4

Amazon RDS now supports Oracle Database 11.2.0.4. Starting today, you can launch new RDS database instances running Oracle 11.2.0.4 and upgrade existing Oracle database instances with just a few clicks in the AWS Management Console. To create a new Oracle 11.2.0.4 database instance when using the “Launch DB Instance Wizard” in the AWS Management Console, […]
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AWS Elastic Beanstalk adds Docker support

We are excited to announce that you can now create and manage Docker containers in AWS Elastic Beanstalk. Elastic Beanstalk provides a simple way for you to deploy and manage Docker containers on AWS. You can package your applications as Docker images, store those images in a public or private Docker repository, and use Elastic […]
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