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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 In-Memory Processing Update: Instances with 4 to 16 TB of Memory + Scale-Out SAP HANA to 34 TB

Several times each month, I speak to AWS customers at our Executive Briefing Center in Seattle. I describe our innovation process and talk about how the roadmap for each AWS offering is driven by customer requests and feedback. A good example of this is our work to make AWS a great home for SAP’s portfolio […]

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Amazon Chime Update – Use Your Existing Active Directory, Claim Your Domain

I first told you about this past February (Amazon Chime – Unified Communications Service) and told you how I connect and collaborate with people all over the world. Since the launch, Amazon Chime has quickly become the communication tool of choice within the AWS team. I participate in multiple person-to-person and group chats throughout the […]

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New – Server-Side Encryption for Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)

As one of the most venerable members of the AWS family of services, is an essential part of many applications. Presentations such as Amazon SQS for Better Architecture and Massive Message Processing with Amazon SQS and Amazon DynamoDB explain how SQS can be used to build applications that are resilient and highly scalable. Today we […]

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Use Amazon WorkSpaces on Your Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ With the New Samsung DeX

It is really interesting to watch as technology evolves and improves. For example, today’s mobile phones offer screens with resolution that rivals a high-end desktop, along with multiple connectivity options and portability. Earlier this week I had the opportunity to get some hands-on experience with the brand-new Samsung Galaxy S8+ phone and a unique new […]

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File Interface to AWS Storage Gateway

I should probably have a blog category for “catching up from !” Last November we made a really important addition to the that I was too busy to research and write about at the time. As a reminder, the is a multi-protocol storage appliance that fits in between your existing applications and the . Your […]

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AWS Online Tech Talks – April 2017

I’m a life-long learner! I try to set aside some time every day to read about or to try something new. I grew up in the 1960’s and 1970’s, back before the Internet existed. As a teenager, access to technical information of any sort was difficult, expensive, and time-consuming. It often involved begging my parents […]

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