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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.

Amazon SNS Mobile Push Update – Support for Baidu Cloud Push (China), MPNS, and WNS

The Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) is a fast and flexible push messaging service. You can send messages to a wide variety of mobile devices. You can deliver notifications via SMS text messages or email, and to Amazon SQS queues and HTTP endpoints. Today we are enhancing SNS with support for Baidu Cloud Push in […]

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AWS Week in Review – June 2, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week. As an experiment, I am starting to include links to a few hand-selected blog posts and articles that are 100% relevant to AWS and that happen to catch my attention. If you would like to submit a link for consideration, please send it […]

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AWS Console Mobile App – Support for Multiple Identities

The AWS Console mobile app supports Amazon EC2, Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon S3, Amazon Relational Database Service, Route 53 Hosted Zones, Auto Scaling, AWS OpsWorks, CloudWatch, and the Service Health Dashboard. You can use the app to monitor the status and health of your AWS resources on your iOS or Android device: Support for Multiple […]

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AWS Week in Review – May 26, 2014

— Jeff; Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 26 We celebrated the Memorial Day holiday in the United States. Tuesday, May 27 We announced the opening of the AWS Pop-up Loft in San Francisco. We announced New Customer Relationship Management for AWS Marketplace Sellers. We announced an Updated Worker […]

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New AWS Management Portal for vCenter

IT Managers and Administrators working within large organizations regularly tell us that they find the key AWS messages — fast and easy self-service provisioning, exchange of CAPEX for OPEX, and the potential for cost savings — to be attractive and compelling. They want to start moving into the future by experimenting with AWS, but they […]

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New, Cost-Effective Memory-Optimized DB Instances for Amazon RDS

The Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) takes care of just about all of the heavy lifting once associated with setting up, running, and scaling a MySQL, Oracle Database, SQL Server, or PostgreSQL database. You can focus on your application while RDS handles database upgrades, fault tolerance, and many other issues that once required a system […]

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AWS June Webinars – Focus on TCO

After a pair of very successful partner webinars in May on the important topic of security, we will turn our attention to the equally important topic of TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) in June. We’ll be holding two webinars on this topic (once again with the help and cooperation of our partners), at no charge. […]

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