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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.

Scientific / Academic / Non-Profit Poster Session at AWS re:Invent

Many academic and scientific conferences include a poster session. What’s That?Researchers describe their research and their results on an informative poster which they bring to the conference, where it is set up for display. The researchers stand by their posters to answer questions about the work and to discuss it with the attendees. Posters sessions […]

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Empowering the Startup Ecosystem in Singapore With AWS

My colleague Joe Ziegler wrote the report below to recap and summarize the recent Cloud Kata event that we held in conjunction with the AWS Summit in Singapore. — Jeff; SummaryAWS held the first Cloud Kata for Startups event in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands on July 17th, bringing together over 800 entrepreneurs, developers, […]

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A New Elastic Beanstalk Management Console…

With AWS Elastic Beanstalk, you can deploy, monitor, and grow your application quickly and easily. Its management console is an essential piece of the overall experience and helps make complex tasks simple. Today, Im happy to introduce a redesign of the Elastic Beanstalk management console that streamlines common tasks further and adds new functionality that […]

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AWS Week in Review – July 8, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, July 8 We introduced Tags for Amazon RDS Resources and Resource-Level Permissions for EC2 and RDS Resources. Tuesday, July 9 We added Watermarking and Control of Bit and Frame Rates to the Amazon Elastic Transcoder. Wednesday, July 10 We reduced the prices […]

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AWS Elastic MapReduce Adds MapR M7 for 24×7 HBase Applications

I’m happy to announce that Elastic MapReduce now includes the option to choose MapR M7, an enterprise-grade, high performance platform for HBase and Hadoop applications. We joined forces with MapR Technologies last June to deliver enterprise-grade Hadoop on EMR with their M5 and M3 Editions. Today we’re making MapR’s M7 Edition available on EMR, enabling […]

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