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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.

AWS DataSync Update – Support for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

AWS DataSync helps you to move large amounts of data into and out of the AWS Cloud. As I noted in New – AWS DataSync – Automated and Accelerated Data Transfer, our customers use DataSync for their large-scale migration, upload & process, archiving, and backup/DR use cases. Amazon FSx for Windows File Server gives you […]

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New – T3 Instances on Dedicated Single-Tenant Hardware

T3 instances use a burst pricing model that allows you to host general purpose workloads at low cost, with access to sustainable, full-core performance when needed. You can choose from seven different sizes and receive an assured baseline amount of processing power, courtesy of custom high frequency Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors. Our customers use them […]

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CloudEndure Highly Automated Disaster Recovery – 80% Price Reduction

AWS acquired CloudEndure last year. After the acquisition we began working with our new colleagues to integrate their products into the AWS product portfolio. CloudEndure Disaster Recovery is designed to help you minimize downtime and data loss. It continuously replicates the contents of your on-premises, virtual, or cloud-based systems to a low-cost staging area in […]

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Urgent & Important – Rotate Your Amazon RDS, Aurora, and Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) Certificates

You may have already received an email or seen a console notification, but I don’t want you to be taken by surprise! Rotate Now If you are using Amazon Aurora, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), or Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) and are taking advantage of SSL/TLS certificate validation when you connect to your database […]

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Amazon at CES 2020 – Connectivity & Mobility

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) starts tomorrow. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the latest and greatest developments in many areas including 5G, IoT, Advertising, Automotive, Blockchain, Health & Wellness, Home & Family, Immersive Entertainment, Product Design & Manufacturing, Robotics & Machine Intelligence, and Sports. Amazon at CES If you will be traveling […]

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AWS Launches & Previews at re:Invent 2019 – Wednesday, December 4th

Here’s what we announced today: Amplify DataStore – This is a persistent, on-device storage repository that will help you to synchronize data across devices and to handle offline operations. It can be used as a standalone local datastore for web and mobile applications that have no connection to the cloud or an AWS account. When […]

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AWS Launches & Previews at re:Invent 2019 – Tuesday, December 3rd

Whew, what a day. This post contains a summary of the announcements that we made today. Launch Blog Posts Here are detailed blog posts for the launches: AWS Outposts Now Available – Order Your Racks Today! Inf1 Instances with AWS Inferentia Chips for High Performance Cost-Effective Inferencing. EBS Direct APIs – Programmatic Access to EBS […]

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