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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.

New Amazon Climate Research Grants

Many of my colleagues are focused on projects that lead to a reduction in the environmental impact of our work. Online shopping itself is inherently more environmentally friendly than traditional retailing. Other important initiatives include Frustration-Free Packaging, Environmentally Friendly Packaging, our global Kaizen program, Sustainable Building Design, and a selection of AmazonGreen products. On the […]

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AWS Week in Review – July 21, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, July 21 The talked about Supporting Windows Phone 8.1. The showed you how to View CloudFormation Logs in the Console. Our AWS Partners in India released Twenty Five New AWS Test Drives. Tuesday, July 22 We announced the new Big Data Blog and Web-Based […]

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AWS Week in Review – July 14, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, July 14 We launched Annual Pricing for AWS Marketplace Products. We announced Time to Live (TTL) Control for Amazon SNS. We announced that you can now Store and Monitor OS and Application Log Files with Amazon CloudWatch. We published Episode #93 of the […]

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New Annual Pricing for AWS Marketplace Products

I’m writing today to tell you about an important new feature for AWS Marketplace. As you may know, the AWS Marketplace lets you find, buy, and immediately start using a wide variety of software for developers and enterprises — 26 categories that span infrastructure, developer tools, and business applications. You can now purchase AWS Marketplace […]

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Amazon SNS TTL (Time to Live) Control

is a fast and flexible push messaging service. Many of the messages that you can send with SNS are relevant or valuable for a limited period of time. Sports scores, weather notifications, and “flash sale” announcements can all get stale in a short period of time. In situations where devices are offline or disconnected, flooding […]

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