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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 CloudFormation Adds Support for Redshift and More

My colleague Chetan Dandekar has a lot of good news for AWS CloudFormation users! — Jeff; AWS CloudFormation now supports Amazon Redshift. We have recently enhanced our support for other AWS resources as well. What is CloudFormation?AWS CloudFormation simplifies provisioning and management of a wide range of AWS resources, from EC2 and VPC to DynamoDB. […]

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AWS Week in Review – February 3, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, February 3 We updated the Amazon CloudFront Public IP Address Ranges. Tuesday, February 4 The Amazon Mobile App Distribution Blog announced that you can Earn a Guaranteed $1.50 CPM on Banner Ads from the Amazon Mobile Ads Network for a limited time. […]

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AWS Week in Review – January 27, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, January 27 We announced that AWS CloudFormation now supports Auto Scaling Scheduled Actions and DynamoDB Secondary Indexes. We announced a new Financial Services Category in the AWS Marketplace. Tuesday, January 28 We announced that Amazon Kinesis can now Connect to Storm. Wednesday, […]

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Amazon AppStream Can Improve the New-User Experience for Eve Online

You can use Amazon AppStream to stream resource-intensive applications and games from the cloud. The developers at CCP Games love AppStream and showed how they could enable the character creator for the incredibly popular Eve Online game. In the video below, Halldor Fannor (CTO of CCP Games) speaks his mind regarding the new-user experience that […]

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