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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.

Tag Your Elastic MapReduce Clusters

Amazon Elastic MapReduce gives you the power to process vast amounts of data using Hadoop, an open source parallel processing framework. Behind the scenes, each Elastic MapReduce cluster runs on an array of Amazon EC2 instances. These clusters can grow to hundreds or even thousands of instances, and you can even run several clusters at […]

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New Resource-Level Permissions for AWS OpsWorks

My colleague Chris Barclay reports on an important new feature for AWS OpsWorks! — Jeff; I am pleased to announce that AWS OpsWorks now supports resource-level permissions. AWS OpsWorks is an application management service that lets you provision resources, deploy and update software, automate common operational tasks, and monitor the state of your environment. You […]

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AWS Week in Review – November 25, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, November 25 The AWS Ruby blog coverered test case development in a pair of posts: From RSpec to Minitest and from Minitest::Spec to Minitest::Test. Tuesday, November 26 We announced that Amazon RDS Now Supports Cross-Region Read Replicas for MySQL. The AWS .Net […]

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AWS Week in Review – November 18, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, November 18 I published an AWS re:Invent 2013 Video Recap. Tuesday, November 19 The AWS Windows and .Net Development Blog discussed the Three Different APIs for Amazon S3. The AWS Security Blog talked about IAM Policies, Bucket Policies, and ACLs. Wednesday, November […]

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AWS re:Invent 2013 Video re:Cap

If you were not able to make the trip to Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent, you missed an action-packed week. Lee Zen and I spent a lot of time recording videos to capture the excitement. Here are the videos, along with some links to additional information. Watch the following videos (11 minutes of content altogether) […]

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AWS Week in Review – November 11, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, November 11 I published a new AWS Report video featuring Joe Vaccaro of Citrix. We announced a Bunch of New Features for Amazon Redshift. We announced that AWS Identity and Access Management can now use SAML. We announced AWS Marketplace Integration for […]

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