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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.

Amazon ElastiCache – Now With Redis 2.8.6

Amazon ElastiCache makes it easy for you to create, operate, and scale an in-memory cache. Because ElastiCache contains support for the Memcached and Redis engines, it is compatible with a wide variety of existing applications. I’m happy to announce that ElastiCache now supports version 2.8.6 of Redis and that you can start using it today: […]

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Amazon AppStream Now Available to All Developers

We announced Amazon AppStream at last fall’s re:Invent conference, and made the service available to an initial group of developers at that time. Today we are taking the next step forward. I am happy to announce that Amazon AppStream is now being made available to all interested developers. You can build applications that run on […]

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AWS Week in Review – March 3, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, March 3 We announced an Update to the AWS Activate Program. We announced that AWS CloudFormation now supports AWS OpsWorks. The AWS Ruby Development Blog announced that Ruby 2.1 is Now Available on AWS OpsWorks. Tuesday, March 4 We announced that Red […]

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Access Logs for Elastic Load Balancers

Update (July 20, 2017) – Fixed the Hive commands and removed a reference to a tutorial that no longer exists. AWS Elastic Load Balancing helps you to build systems that are highly scalable and highly reliable. You can automatically distribute traffic across a dynamically-sized collection of Amazon EC2 instances, and you have the ability to […]

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New Features for Amazon CloudFront: Server Name Indication (SNI) and HTTP Redirection

Amazon CloudFront is a web service for content delivery. You can use CloudFront to deliver content to your end users with low latency, high data transfer speed, and no commitments. I am happy to announce that CloudFront now supports Server Name Indication (SNI) for custom SSL certificates, along with the ability to take incoming HTTP […]

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VM Import/Export Now Supports Windows 2012

The VM Import/Export feature gives you the power to import existing virtual machine images to Amazon EC2 instances and to export them back to your on-premises environment. You can move images to hasten and simplify your migration from on-premises to the AWS cloud or as part of a disaster recovery model. Import & Export Windows […]

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