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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 – CloudWatch Metrics for Amazon WorkSpaces

AWS customers are deploying Amazon WorkSpaces at scale in medium and large organizations. For example, health care company Johnson & Johnson is using WorkSpaces to realize the long-promised security and efficacy benefits of virtual desktops, in a world populated by a diverse workforce that would like to use their own computing devices if possible (also […]

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AWS Week in Review – July 6, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, July 6 The AWS PHP Developer Blog showed you how to Reduce Composer Issues on Elastic Beanstalk. The AWS Security Blog showed you How to Connect Your On-Premises Active Directory to AWS Using AD Connector. The CloudBees Blog talked about Continuous Delivery […]

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AWS Device Farm – Test Mobile Apps on Real Devices

Although the phrase “write once, test everywhere” was coined to describe another technology, I believe that it also applies to mobile applications. The wide variety of carriers, manufacturers, models, operating systems (including versions, patches, and proprietary extensions), screen sizes, input devices, connectivity options, device settings, and permission settings combine to create a test matrix that […]

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Now Available – AWS Service Catalog

We announced the AWS Service Catalog last fall at AWS re:Invent. As I wrote at the time (Coming Soon – AWS Service Catalog), we wanted to give large organizations the ability to support line-of-business applications and to deliver all sorts of services to their internal constituency, while giving them the templates, knobs, levers, and fences […]

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Now Available – AWS CodePipeline

We announced AWS CodePipeline at AWS re:Invent last fall (see my post, New AWS Tools for Code Management and Deployment for the details). As I said at that time, this tool will help you to model and automate your software release process. The automation provided by CodePipeline is designed to make your release process more […]

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