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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.

2013 Year in Review: New AWS Technical Whitepapers, Articles and Videos Published

In 2013, AWS released more than 200+ features and services. In addition to the launches, we also had a record year in creating self-service content that help customers understand the real value of breadth and depth of our powerful platform. This post summarizes some of the technical content that we published based on the requests […]

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Updated AWS Billing Console

We updated the AWS Billing Console in late 2013. The new version makes it easier for you to see how much you are spending on AWS (in total and by service). It also includes a simplified interface for management of billing preferences and payment methods, a payment history page, and a simple checkout process for […]

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AWS Week in Review – January 6, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, January 6 I noticed that the EC2 Public IP Address Ranges had been updated. Tuesday, January 7 We added Two New Locations (Taipei and Rio de Janeiro) for Amazon CloudFront and Route 53. Wednesday, January 8 The Amazon Mobile App Distribution Blog […]

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Hosting Minecraft Realms on AWS

Minecraft appears to be the gaming and visual building environment of choice for today’s youth! Pretty much everyone I know in the 8-18 age range admits to spending a lot of time in-world. The game’s outward simplicity hides an environment of considerable richness and complexity, with many interesting emergent properties. The game runs in single […]

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