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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.

EC2 Update – Previous Generation Instances

We have made some important changes to the EC2 pricing and instance type pages. We are introducing the concept of previous generations of EC2 instances. Amazon EC2 has been around since the summer of 2006. We started with a single instance (the venerable and still-popular m1.small) and have added many over the years. We have […]

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AWS Week in Review – April 7, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, April 7 We added AWS Customer Success Stories from Comba Telecom, Etix, Ideomed, Predictix, Scopely, Sonian, and ScribbleLive. The AWS PHP Development Blog showed you how to Test Webhooks Locally for Amazon SNS. Tuesday, April 8 We announced that the AWS Console […]

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The New Cost Explorer for AWS

My colleague Parmita Mehta sent a blog post to introduce the new Cost Explorer. This looks really cool and I think you will like it! — Jeff; I would like to introduce the Cost Explorer, a new toolset for managing your AWS spending. Cost Explorer is integrated with the new AWS Billing Console launched in […]

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AWS Week in Review – March 31, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, March 31 We announced a new, instructor-led Big Data on AWS Training Course. We announced Twelve New Instance Types for Elastic MapReduce. We announced the AWS April Webinars, With a Focus on Disaster Recovery. The AWS Application Management Blog listed Three Easy […]

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AWS Elastic Beanstalk for Ruby 2

AWS Elastic Beanstalk makes it easy for you to deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud. After you upload your application, Elastic Beanstalk will provision, monitor, and scale capacity (Amazon EC2 instances), while also load balancing incoming requests across all of the healthy instances. Choice of Language and Runtime EnvironmentYour PHP, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, […]

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