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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.

How Enterprises Like The Weather Company Use the AWS Cloud – TIA 2013 Keynote

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend and speak at TIA 2013 The Third Annual Conference of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), which is the leading trade association representing the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry through standards development, policy initiatives, business opportunities, market intelligence and networking events. The 3 1/2 day conferences […]

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Federated Users and Temporary Security Credentials for AWS CloudFormation

My colleague Chetan Dandekar brings word of a powerful enhancement to AWS CloudFormation that will make it an even better fit for large-scale corporate deployments. — Jeff; AWS CloudFormation gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to create and manage a collection of AWS resources. Today, we added support for the CloudFormation APIs to […]

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AWS Week in Review – October 7, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, October 7 We introduced the Alfresco Test Drive Labs with complimentary access to five apps for education and demo purposes. We introduced a bunch of new Japanese-language case studies including Consumer First, DIP. Intage, Misawa, Roland, Smaregi, UEC Tokyo, Tokyu Hands, and […]

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Amazon Glacier Now in the Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region

Amazon Glacier is a storage service designed for backup and archiving. Glacier provides secure, durable storage at an extremely low cost. Introduced a little over a year ago, Glacier has been growing quickly. Our customers are using Glacier for digital preservation, online backup of historical assets, archiving of cold media data, storage of operational data […]

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Amazon EC2 High Storage (HS1) Instances Now Available in Sydney and Singapore

The EC2 instances on the Amazon EC2 Instance Types menu are designed to run a wide variety of workloads. You can now launch hs1.8xlarge instances in the Asia Pacific (Sydney) and Asia Pacific (Singapore) Regions using the On-Demand or Reserved Instance pricing models. You can now run your Amazon Redshift clusters, storage-intensive Hadoop jobs, and […]

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AWS Week in Review – September 30, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, September 30 We announced that version 2013.09 of the Amazon Linux AMI is now available. The AWS .Net Development Blog published an article to show you how to Handle Credentials with AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell. The AWS Java Development Blog announced […]

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