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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 Elastic Beanstalk for .NET now Supports VPC, RDS, and Configuration Files

AWS Elastic Beanstalk for .NET now supports the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), seamlessly integrates with the Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), and can be customized using configuration files. Elastic Beanstalk allows you to easily deploy and manage .NET applications on AWS. Because Elastic Beanstalk leverages Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012, you […]

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AWS Week in Review – April 1, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, April 1 To celebrate April Fool’s Day, we released PC2 – the Punched Card Cloud. Tuesday, April 2 We announced that Amazon Redshift and the the EC2 High Storage Instances are now available in the US West (Oregon) Region. The AWS Ruby […]

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AWS Expansion in Oregon – Amazon Redshift and Amazon EC2 High Storage Instances

You can now launch Amazon Redshift clusters and EC2 High Storage instances in the US West (Oregon) Region. Amazon RedshiftAmazon Redshift is a fully managed data warehouse service that lets you create, run, and manage a petabyte-scale data warehouse with ease. You can easily scale up by adding additional nodes (giving you more storage and […]

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Real-Time Ad Impression Bids Using DynamoDB

Today we have a really interesting guest post from Prashant Pandey (Engineering Manager for DynamoDB) and Pravin Muthukumar (Business Development Manager for Database Services). — Jeff; Real-time bidding (RTB) allows advertisers and publishers to buy and sell online display ad inventory in an efficient, high-speed marketplace. RTB platforms solicit bid requests for each ad impression from […]

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PC2 – The New Punched Card Cloud

At least once per decade (I’ve been at this evangelism thing for a long time), a potential customer will ask me1 if we have ever thought of building a cloud of mainframe computers. They recognize the benefits of cloud computing, but are reluctant to give up their Job Control Language, their decks of punched cards, […]

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AWS Week in Review – March 25, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, March 25 The EC2 IP address ranges were updated (this happened earlier in the month but I missed it). There are now 3.7 million IP addresses listed. Tuesday, March 26 We announced AWS CloudHSM for Secure Key Storage and Cryptographic Operations. I […]

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