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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 OpsWorks Update – Support for Existing EC2 Instances and On-Premises Servers

My colleague Chris Barclay sent a guest post to introduce two powerful new features for AWS OpsWorks. — Jeff; New Modes for OpsWorks I have some good news for users that operate compute resources outside of AWS: you can now use AWS OpsWorks to deploy and operate applications on any server with an Internet connection […]

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AWS Week in Review – December 1, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, December 1 We added new AWS Customer Succcess Stories from Aon Benfield Securities (financial services), AudioCodes (VoIP infrastructure), Browan Communications (broadband products and services), Devicescape (telcom management), Goodman Group (property management), HG Data (competitive intelligence), Magisto (video creation and sharing), McCormick (international flavors), […]

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Simplifying the EC2 Reserved Instance Model

EC2‘s Reserved Instance model provides you with two benefits: capacity assurance and a lower effective hourly rate in exchange for an upfront payment. After combining customer feedback with an analysis of purchasing patterns that goes back to when we first launched Reserved Instances in 2009, we have decided to simplify the model and are introducing […]

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AWS Week in Review – November 24, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, November 24 We announced that Amazon Elastic Transcoder Now Supports Media File Encryption. We announced that the Amazon WorkSpaces Bundle and Updated Standard Bundles are now Available in the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region. The Infinite Wandering blog published an AWS Lambda Proof of […]

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AWS Week in Review – November 17, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, November 17 The AWS Windows and .NET Developer Blog announced AWS Toolkit support for Visual Studio Community 2013. The Trend Micro Blog published a sweet AWS re:Invent Wrap Up. Network Work published a re:Cap of AWS re:Invent: 10 Cool new Amazon Cloud Features. […]

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