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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 – March 23, 2015

`Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, March 23 A post on the AWS Java Blog provided a helpful pointer to some new documentation on Amazon S3 Client-side Crypto Meta Information. The AWS Security Blog disclosed the availability of a New Security and Compliance Workbook: IT-Grundschultz. Tuesday, March 24 […]

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Amazon EMR Now Supports Amazon S3 Client-Side Encryption

Many AWS customers use Amazon EMR to process huge amounts of data.  Built around Hadoop, EMR allows these customers to build highly scalable processing systems that can quickly and efficiently digest raw data and turn it into actionable business intelligence. EMR File System (EMRFS) enables Amazon EMR clusters to operate directly on data in Amazon […]

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CloudFront Reporting Update – New Device Report, CSV, Integration, and More

We are making some improvements to Amazon CloudFront‘s reporting feature. These improvements will allow you to learn even more about how and where your content is being accessed, export your data for additional analysis, and easily monitor and set alarms on a set of six metrics that CloudFront publishes to CloudWatch. Let’s take a look […]

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New – Cross-Region Replication for Amazon S3

We launched Amazon S3 nine years ago as of last week! Since that time we have added dozens of features, expanded across the globe, and reduced the prices for storage and bandwidth multiple times. You, our customers, have trusted us with your mission-critical data and have used S3 in thousands of interesting and unique ways. […]

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Now Available: Amazon Linux AMI 2015.03

The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image for use on Amazon EC2. We release new versions of the Amazon Linux AMI every six months after a public testing phase that includes one or more Release Candidates. The Release Candidates are announced in the EC2 forum. Launching 2015.03 Today Today we are […]

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