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EC2

(Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud) Datacenter services from Amazon Web Services, an Amazon.com company for developers. Servers are available with Windows Server, OpenSolaris and various Linux operating systems, as well as databases and Web server applications. Using Amazon's programming interfaces (API), applications can increase or decrease processing capacity on demand (the "elastic" in the name).

Storage, Queuing and Content Delivery
Amazon's additional services include Simple Storage Service (S3), a cloud storage service for backup and content downloads, Simple Queue Service (SQS) for message store and forwarding and CloudFront, a comprehensive content delivery network with datacenters around the world (see CDN). For more information, visit http://aws.amazon.com. See Amazon.com and cloud computing.
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The best known versions of AWS are Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3).
The company says that customers and independent software vendors (ISVs) will have the ability to run SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) instances on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and will be charged only for the hours they use.
Enterprise mashup software provider JackBe announced on Thursday that its Presto Enterprise Mashup Platform is now running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud.
The Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is one example of a cloud computing service that is available to the scientific community.
com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced High Storage instances, a new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance family optimized for applications requiring fast access to large amounts of data.
The addition of Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) allows faster scalable computing power, resulting in quicker analytic results.
Amazon Web Services announced the availability of R3 instances, the next generation of the cloud arm's cornerstone Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) memory-optimized instances.
Severe storms that wiped out power to more than 2 million people across the eastern United States Friday night alsotook down Netflix, Pinterest, Instagramand other sites due to an outage of Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud in northern Virginia.
TeamLab AMI is provided within Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud service and allows companies to quickly deploy and manage their own dedicated server with the pre-configured TeamLab platform.
The company said Snort and Sourcefire Vulnerability Research Team (VRT) rules are now available through the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) in the form of an Amazon Machine Image (AMI), enabling customers to monitor network activity for malicious behaviour and provide automated responses.
SAN FRANCISCO -- nCircle, the leader in information risk and security performance management, today announced automated cloud security scanning for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) networks in nCircle PureCloud.
Amazon Web Services also provides over 30 different services, covering Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS).