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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 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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New APN (AWS Partner Network) Blog

The AWS Partner Network (APN) is a rapidly growing ecosystem of Consulting and Technology partners. These partners push the boundaries of what can be done with cloud computing by creating and bringing value-added solutions to their customers. Our goal is to continue to support the APN partners as they work to build successful businesses on […]

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Amazon Zocalo Update – Mobile Apps + 5 TB Files

I have a couple of pieces of good news for current and potential users of Amazon Zocalo. Both items are available now and you can start using them today. Zocalo Mobile Apps You can use our new mobile apps to access Zocalo on your iPhone or Android device using your corporate credentials. You can work […]

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CloudSearch Update – Price Reduction, Hebrew & Japanese Support, Partitioning, CloudTrail

I’ve got some good news for current and potential users of Amazon CloudSearch. As you may already know, CloudSearch is a a fully-managed service that makes it easy to setup, operate, and scale a search service for your website or application. If you use CloudSearch, you will benefit from a price reduction, additional language support, […]

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AWS Week in Review – November 10, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week. I have augmented selected items with links to their re:Invent presentations. Monday, November 10 We announced CloudTrail Integration With CloudWatch Logs. We updated Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL with Read Replicas, 9.3.5 Support, Migration, and Three New Extensions. We announced a new AWS Direct Connect […]

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New Compute-Optimized EC2 Instances

Our customers continue to increase the sophistication and intensity of the compute-bound workloads that they run on the Cloud. Applications such as top-end website hosting, online gaming, simulation, risk analysis, and rendering are voracious consumers of CPU cycles and can almost always benefit from the parallelism offered by today’s multicore processors. The New C4 Instance […]

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