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Today we are raising the maximum payload size for the Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) and the Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) from 64 KB to 256 KB. AWS Identity and Access Management is very powerful and very flexible. My colleague Elliot Yamaguchi has written a blog post that shows you how to use IAM to create a policy which implements folder-level permissions within an Amazon S3 bucket. I have a triple dose of videos for you today! The AWS team is growing at a rapid pace and we're looking for great people to fill many different positions. Let's take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, June 10 We announced an Amazon RDS Price Reduction for On-Demand and Reserved Instances. Compliance with FedRAMP℠ is a complex process with a high bar for a provider’s security practices. The EBS Snapshot Copy feature gives you the power to copy EBS snapshots across AWS Regions. Effective today, we have made the snapshot copy even faster than before with support for incremental copies between Regions. I am happy to announce that Amazon CloudFront now supports a pair of frequently requested features: support for custom SSL certificates and the ability to point the root of your website to a CloudFront distribution. I'm happy to announce that the AWS Free Usage Tier now includes 750 hours of Red Hat Enterprise Linux usage on a t1. I'm happy to announce that we are lowering the price of Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service) database instances, both On-Demand and Reserved. Let's take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, June 3 The AWS Ruby Blog talked about some new Gems that simplify Working With Regions. The Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) was designed to simplify one of the most complex of all common IT activities: managing and scaling a relational database while providing fast, predictable performance and high availability. Amazon Redshift is now available in the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region. AWS customers running in this Region can now create a fast, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse today at a price point that is a tenth that of most traditional. I'm happy to announce that the following EC2 instance types are now available in the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region and that you can start using them today: Cluster Compute Eight Extra Large (cc2. Let's take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 27 We released another an AWS customer success story to highlight Mentor Graphics. I'm happy to announce that Route 53 DNS Failover now supports Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) endpoints. Jeff Wierer, Principal Product Manager on the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) team sent along a guest post to introduce a powerful new federation feature. When you travel as much as I do, you tend to think about getting sick or injured while away from home. Let's take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 20 We annouced that the AWS Elastic Load Balancer now supports all HTTP methods. My counterpart in Germany, AWS Evangelist Steffen Krause, has put together the blog post below to show you how to launch and exercise SAP HANA One on AWS. Amazon RDS for MySQL has long had the ability to create Read Replicas. You can do this with a couple of clicks in the AWS Management Console.