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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 4, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, November 4 I published an AWS Report interview with Peng Zhao of MadeiraCloud. We opened the AWS Compliance Forum. We launched the G2 Instance Type for 3-D Streaming Applications. We announced a Price Reduction for EC2’s M3 Instances. The AWS Application Management […]

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AWS OpsWorks for Java

Chris Barclay sent along an awesome guest post to announce the arrival of AWS OpsWorks for Java! — Jeff; I am pleased to announce that AWS OpsWorks now supports Java applications. AWS OpsWorks is an application management service that makes it easy to model and manage your entire application. You can start from templates for […]

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AWS Data Pipeline Now Supports Amazon Redshift

AWS Data Pipeline (see my introductory blog post for more information) is a web service that helps you to integrate and process data across compute and storage services at specified intervals. You can transform and process data that is stored in the cloud or on-premises in a highly scalable fashion without having to worry about […]

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Amazon RDS Partners & New RDS Partner Page

As you may know, Amazon RDS makes it easy for our customers to set up, scale, and operate a relational database in the cloud. Amazon RDS supports MySQL, Oracle (Standard Edition One, Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition) and Microsoft SQL Server (Web, Express, Standard, and Enterprise editions). RDS handles the time-consuming database administration tasks so […]

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Store and Process Large Sequential Data Sets with EC2 Cluster Instances

To date, we haven’t been very vocal about the performance that is possible when you combine the EC2 Cluster Instances and EBS. I’d like to change that today! The EC2 Cluster Instance types (CC2, CR1, CG1, HI1, and HS1) support high-performance (10 gigabit) networking between instances and Elastic Block Storage volumes (EBS). Instances of this […]

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