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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 – 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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AWS April Webinars – Focus on Disaster Recovery

Many AWS customers look to the cloud for Disaster Recovery. They love the fact that they can arrange for rapid recovery of their production systems and data without incurring the capital and operational expenses associated with the use of a second physical site. The elastic, pay-as-you-go nature of the AWS cloud allows them to upload […]

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New Training Course – Big Data on AWS

We have added a new Big Data course to the AWS Training program. The three day, instructor-led course is designed to teach you how to use Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Elastic MapReduce and important Hadoop tools such as Pig and Hive. The course will show you how to create environments and how to leverage […]

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AWS Week in Review – March 24, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, March 24 We added AWS customer success stories from Comcast, GolfTEC, Grok, Nintendo, and mobli. We announced a Major Upgrade to Amazon CloudSearch. Tuesday, March 25 We announced the City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge. Wednesday, March 26 We hosted the first […]

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Amazon Linux AMI 2014.03 is Now Available

The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image for use on Amazon EC2. We release new versions of the Amazon Linux AMI every six months after a public testing phase that includes one or more Release Candidates. The Release Candidates are announced in the EC2 forum and are available to all EC2 […]

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