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Jeff Barr

Author: Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr is Chief Evangelist for AWS. He started this blog in 2004 and has been writing posts just about non-stop ever since.

Now Available – Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB)

Given the wide range of data types, query models, indexing options, scaling expectations, and performance requirements, databases are definitely not one size fits all products. That’s why there are many different AWS database offerings, each one purpose-built to meet the needs of a different type of application. Introducing QLDB Today I would like to tell […]

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New – Client IP Address Preservation for AWS Global Accelerator

AWS Global Accelerator is a network service that routes incoming network traffic to multiple AWS regions in order to improve performance and availability for your global applications. It makes use of our collection of edge locations and our congestion-free global network to direct traffic based on application health, network health, and the geographic locations of […]

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AWS CloudFormation Update – Public Coverage Roadmap & CDK Goodies

I launched in early 2011 with a pair of posts: AWS CloudFormation – Create Your AWS Stack From a Recipe and AWS CloudFormation in the AWS Management Console. Since that launch, we have added support for many AWS resource types, launched many new features, and worked behind the scenes to ensure that CloudFormation is efficient, […]

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AWS Named as a Leader in Gartner’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Magic Quadrant for the 9th Consecutive Year

My colleagues on the AWS service teams work to deliver what customers want today, and also do their best to anticipate what they will need tomorrow. This Customer Obsession, along with our commitment to Hire and Develop the Best (two of the fourteen Amazon Leadership Principles), helps us to figure out, and then to deliver […]

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AWS New York Summit 2019 – Summary of Launches & Announcements

The AWS New York Summit just wrapped up! Here’s a quick summary of what we launched and announced: Amazon EventBridge – This new service builds on the event-processing model that forms the basis for Amazon CloudWatch Events, and makes it easy for you to integrate your AWS applications with SaaS applications such as Zendesk, Datadog, […]

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Amazon EventBridge – Event-Driven AWS Integration for your SaaS Applications

Many AWS customers also make great use of SaaS (Software as a Service) applications. For example, they use Zendesk to manage customer service & support tickets, PagerDuty to handle incident response, and SignalFx for real-time monitoring. While these applications are quite powerful on their own, they are even more so when integrated into a customer’s […]

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AWS Project Resilience – Up to $2K in AWS Credits to Support DR Preparation

We want to help state and local governments, community organizations, and educational institutions to better prepare for natural and man-made disasters that could affect their ability to run their mission-critical IT systems. Today we are launching . This new element of our existing Disaster Response program offers up to $2,000 in AWS credits to organizations […]

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