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Amazon Web Services Blog: New Amazon EC2 Feature: Boot from Elastic Block Store

Amazon Web Services Blog: New Amazon EC2 Feature: Boot from Elastic Block Store

You can now launch Amazon EC2 instances from an AMI backed by Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Store). This new functionality enables you to launch an instance with an Amazon EBS volume that serves as the root device. This new feature…

Watir

Watir


Changelog – VirtualBox

Changelog – VirtualBox


Enhance User Profiles with Google’s Social Graph API » SitePoint

Enhance User Profiles with Google’s Social Graph API » SitePoint

Google’s Social Graph API gives developers access to a wealth of public social data mined from the Web. In this tutorial, Louis extends a Ruby on Rails user registration form to query the API and suggest site URLs for users to add to their profiles.

SimpleGeo Locates $1.5 Million And Many Big Name Investors

SimpleGeo Locates $1.5 Million And Many Big Name Investors

There is a lot of buzz around SimpleGeo right now. The service, which participated in our RealTime CrunchUp earlier this month, also took home two prizes at the Under The Radar conference just prior to that. And that was a big deal for the company conside