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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 Metrics for EC2 Container Service: Clusters & Services

The Amazon EC2 Container Service helps you to build, run, and scale Docker-based applications. As I noted in an earlier post (EC2 Container Service – Latest Features, Customer Successes, and More), you will benefit from easy cluster management, high performance, flexible scheduling, extensibility, portability, and AWS integration while running in an AWS-powered environment that is […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 10, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 10 We announced that CloudWatch Logs Now Supports Cross-Account Subscriptions. The AWS Java Blog discussed Managing Dependencies with AWS SDK for Java. The Flux7 Blog described AWS Config: A Configuration Manager to Save the Day. The Nimbo Blog discussed Amazon Aurora: […]

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New – Monitor Your AWS Free Tier Usage

I strongly believe that you need to make a continuous investment in learning about new tools and technologies that will enhance your career. When I began my career in the software industry, the release cycles for hardware and software were measured in months, quarters, or years. Back then (the 1980’s, to be precise) you could […]

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Elastic Beanstalk Update – Enhanced Application Health Monitoring

My colleague Abhishek Singh shared a guest post that brings word of a helpful new Elastic Beanstalk feature! — Jeff; AWS Elastic Beanstalk simplifies the process of deploying and scaling Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, Python, Ruby, Go, and Docker web applications and services on AWS. Today we are making Elastic Beanstalk even more useful by […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 3, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 3 We announced that Amazon Redshift Now Supports Dynamic Work Load Management and List Aggregate Functions. The AWS Windows and .NET Developer Blog reviewed the AWS SDK for .NET’s SDK Cache. A Reddit post in /r/aws shared Some Extra CloudWatch Metrics. […]

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