[plug] Access speed to Amazon Web Services in Singapore?

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Sat Nov 14 09:10:29 WST 2009

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009, Fred Janon wrote:
> Amazon announced a new zone in Singapore for 2010. Does anyone know if access would be faster from Perth than accessing the services in the US?

It depends entirely whether the routing to Amazon from Perth will go directly
via an uncongested path to Singapore or not.

You may find that sometimes its faster and sometimes it isnt. :P


> Thanks
> Fred
> -------------------------
> AWS Announces Expansion into Asia
>              AWS
> has announced an expansion of its services into an Asia-Pacific region
> in the first half of 2010, enabling businesses to deploy compute and
> storage resources in close proximity to their end-users in the region. AWS customers will be able to access AWS???s
> infrastructure services from multiple Availability Zones in Singapore
> in the first half of 2010, then in other Availability Zones within Asia
> over the second half of 2010. AWS services available at the launch of the Asia-Pacific region will include Amazon EC2,
> Amazon S3, Amazon SimpleDB, Amazon Relational Database Service, Amazon
> Simple Queue Service, Amazon Elastic MapReduce, and Amazon CloudFront.-----------------------

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