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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.

EC2 Container Service In Action

We announced the Amazon Amazon EC2 Container Service at AWS re:Invent and invited you to join the preview. Since that time, we’ve seen a lot of interest and a correspondingly high signup rate for the preview. With the year winding down, I thought it would be fun to spend a morning putting the service through […]

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New Amazon CloudFront Reporting – Learn More About Your Viewers

My colleague Jarrod Guthrie sent me a blog post with information about four new reports for CloudFront. — Jeff; Amazon CloudFront continues to add reporting features. Recently, launched we’ve usage charts, cache statistics reports, a popular object report, and near-real time operational metrics via Amazon CloudWatch. Today, CloudFront added four more reports that will give […]

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AWS Week in Review – December 8, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, December 8 We announced that you can now Delete all Messages in an Amazon SQS Queue. We announced an AWS OpsWorks Update with Support for Existing EC2 Instances and On-Premises Servers. The AWS Mobile Development Blog invited you to Learn More About AWS […]

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AWS OpsWorks Update – Support for Existing EC2 Instances and On-Premises Servers

My colleague Chris Barclay sent a guest post to introduce two powerful new features for AWS OpsWorks. — Jeff; New Modes for OpsWorks I have some good news for users that operate compute resources outside of AWS: you can now use AWS OpsWorks to deploy and operate applications on any server with an Internet connection […]

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AWS Week in Review – December 1, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, December 1 We added new AWS Customer Succcess Stories from Aon Benfield Securities (financial services), AudioCodes (VoIP infrastructure), Browan Communications (broadband products and services), Devicescape (telcom management), Goodman Group (property management), HG Data (competitive intelligence), Magisto (video creation and sharing), McCormick (international flavors), […]

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