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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 – May 25, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 25 We celebrated Memorial Day in the United States. We announced SSLv3 and RC4 Deprecation for Amazon SQS. AWS Community Hero Eric Hammond talked about Debugging AWS Lambda Invocations with an Echo Function. Tuesday,  May 26 We announced that AWS Elastic […]

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EC2 Instance History

I received an interesting tweet last night. Steve Goldsmith of ITOC Australia (an APN Advanced Consulting Partner and recipient of an AWS Customer Obsession award earlier this year) asked me if I had a historical timeline of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance launches: I didn’t have one, but it seemed like a worthwhile […]

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AWS Week in Review – May 18, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 18 We announced the EC2 Spot Fleet API for Management of Thousands of Spot Instances with one Request. We announced AWS OpsWorks for Windows. We advised you to Look Before You Leap – The Coming Leap Second and AWS. We announced […]

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Announcing the AWS Pop-up Loft in New York

We opened up the first AWS Pop-up Loft last year. By virtue of its location (Market Street in San Francisco) it is accessible to entrepreneurs, students, and others interested in learning more about AWS. Our customers have also used it for co-working and for meetings. Personally, I like to use the AWS Loft in San […]

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