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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.

Access Logs for Elastic Load Balancers

Update (July 20, 2017) – Fixed the Hive commands and removed a reference to a tutorial that no longer exists. AWS Elastic Load Balancing helps you to build systems that are highly scalable and highly reliable. You can automatically distribute traffic across a dynamically-sized collection of Amazon EC2 instances, and you have the ability to […]

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New Features for Amazon CloudFront: Server Name Indication (SNI) and HTTP Redirection

Amazon CloudFront is a web service for content delivery. You can use CloudFront to deliver content to your end users with low latency, high data transfer speed, and no commitments. I am happy to announce that CloudFront now supports Server Name Indication (SNI) for custom SSL certificates, along with the ability to take incoming HTTP […]

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VM Import/Export Now Supports Windows 2012

The VM Import/Export feature gives you the power to import existing virtual machine images to Amazon EC2 instances and to export them back to your on-premises environment. You can move images to hasten and simplify your migration from on-premises to the AWS cloud or as part of a disaster recovery model. Import & Export Windows […]

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Now Available on AWS GovCloud (US)

The AWS GovCloud (US) Region is an isolated AWS Region designed to allow US government agencies and customers to move sensitive workloads into the cloud by addressing their specific regulatory and compliance requirements. Today we are making Red Hat Enterprise Linux (which everyone calls RHEL), available in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. Red Hat Enterprise […]

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AWS Week in Review – February 24, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, February 24 We updated the EC2 IP Address Ranges. Tuesday, February 25 We announced that the AWS Trusted Advisor now Includes CloudFront Content Delivery Optimization. Wednesday, February 26 The Amazon Mobile App Development Blog suggests that you Localize Your App to Connect […]

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Auto Scale DynamoDB With Dynamic DynamoDB

Update (2017): DynamoDB now supports auto scaling out of the box! Check out my new blog post or read the new documentation. Amazon DynamoDB is a fully-managed NoSQL database. When you create a DynamoDB table, you provision the desired amount of request capacity, taking in to account the amount of read and write traffic and […]

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