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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 – April 6, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, April 6 We announced an AWS Config Update, with More Regions, Friendly Notifications, and Partner Support. We announced that MapR Distribution Release 4.0.2 is Now Supported in Amazon EMR. We announced AWS Storage Gateway Support for Symantec Backup Exec 15. We announced […]

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EC2 Container Service – Long-Running Applications, Load Balancing, and More

Amazon EC2 Container Service is a highly scalable container management service that supports Docker containers and allows you to easily run applications on a managed cluster of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances. We launched the preview at AWS re:Invent and have been receiving a lot of great feedback ever since. We built Amazon ECS […]

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Amazon Machine Learning – Make Data-Driven Decisions at Scale

Today, it is relatively straightforward and inexpensive to observe and collect vast amounts of operational data about a system, product, or process. Not surprisingly, there can be tremendous amounts of information buried within gigabytes of customer purchase data, web site navigation trails, or responses to email campaigns. The good news is that all of this […]

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AWS Config Update – More Regions, Friendly Notifications, Partner Support

AWS Config lets you track changes to your AWS resources over time (read my AWS re:Invent post, Track AWS Resource Configurations With AWS Config for more information, and my AWS Config Update for a walk-through). Today we are making AWS Config available in five additional AWS regions. We are also making Config’s email notification messages […]

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