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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 Direct Connect Update – New Locations in North America and Europe

AWS customers can use to establish a dedicated network connection from their premises to AWS. This gives them a more consistent network experience than a shared, Internet-based connection along with increased throughput and the potential to reduce network costs. We have added several new Direct Connect locations already this year, and are adding even more […]

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New AWS Certification Specialty Exams & Benefits

We are making two important updates to the AWS Certification program today. We are introducing two new AWS Certification Specialty Exams and our new AWS Certification Benefits Program, giving you another way to validate your skills and to showcase your expertise. New AWS Certification Specialty Exams Our new AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty and […]

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New AWS Training and Certification Portal

AWS Training and Certification can help you get more out of the . The new AWS Training and Certification Portal allows you to access and manage your training and certification activities, progress, and benefits – all in one place: Previously, you had to rely on multiple websites to find and manage training and certification offerings. […]

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AWS Knowledge Center Video: Preparing to Send a Snowball Back to AWS

Do you know about the AWS Support Knowledge Center? It contains answers to some of the most frequently asked questions and other requests asked of our support team. Many of the answers even include a short video that serves to illustrate the process or to provide additional info on the topic. For example, I recently […]

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News from the AWS Summit in Berlin – 3rd AZ & Lightsail in Frankfurt and Another Polly Voice

We launched the AWS Region in Frankfurt in the fall of 2014 and opened the AWS Marketplace for the Region the next year. Our customers in Germany come in all shapes and sizes: startups, mid-market, enterprise, and public sector. These customers have made great use of the new Region, building and running applications and businesses […]

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