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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.

DynamoDB Update – Improved JSON Editing & Key Condition Expressions

Thousands of customers use Amazon DynamoDB to build popular applications for Gaming (Battle Camp), Mobile (The Simpsons Tapped Out), Ad-tech (AdRoll), Internet-of-Things (Earth Networks) and Modern Web applications (SmugMug). We have made some improvements to DynamoDB in order to make it more powerful and easier to use. Here’s what’s new: You can now add, edit, […]

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AWS Week in Review – April 20, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, April 20 We announced the NOAA Big Data Project. The AWS Java Blog discussed the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse Integration with AWS OpsWorks. The AWS Architecture Blog continued with the re:viewing re:Invent series with a focus on the architecture track. The Cloud […]

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VM Import Update – Faster and More Flexible, with Multi-Volume Support

Enterprise IT architects and system administrators often ask me how to go about moving their existing compute infrastructure to AWS. Invariably, they have spent a long time creating and polishing their existing system configurations and are hoping to take advantage of this work when they migrate to the cloud. We introduced VM Import quite some […]

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