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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 EC2 Run Command – Remote Instance Management at Scale

When you move from a relatively static and homogeneous computing environment where you have a small number of persistent, well-known servers (or instances, using Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) terminology) to a larger and more dynamic and heterogeneous environment, you may need to think about managing and controlling those instances in a new way. […]

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AWS Week in Review – October 19, 2015

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday October 19 Eric Hammond showed you how to Protect Critical SNS Topics from Deletion. ElasticBox shared some IT Insights from AWS re:Invent 2015. We announced that Amazon […]

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AWS Week in Review – October 12, 2015

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday October 12 The AWS Compute Blog published a Amazon EC2 Container Service at AWS re:Invent Wrap-up. I invited you to Learn About the Newest AWS Services and […]

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Learn About the newest AWS Services – Attend our October Webinars

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. If you attended AWS re:Invent, you were among the first to know about Amazon QuickSight, AWS IoT, Kinesis Firehose, and our other new offerings. Perhaps you had time to attend a session to learn more about the new service or […]

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AWS Week in Review – October 5, 2015

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday October 5 We announced CodeCommit Repo Browsing in the Console. The AWS Startup Collection announced the Internet of Beer: Introducing Simple Beer Service. The Cloudlytics Blog talked […]

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AWS Lambda Update – Python, VPC, Increased Function Duration, Scheduling, and More

We launched AWS Lambda at re:Invent 2014 and the reception has been incredible. Developers and system architects quickly figured out that they can quickly and easily build serverless systems that need no administration and can scale to handle a very large number of requests. As a recap, Lambda functions can run in response to the […]

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