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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 – September 16, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, September 16 The AWS Java Development Blog posted a Code Snippet to Create a DynamoDB Table. The AWS Security Blog talked about Using Roles to Distribute Non-AWS Credentials to EC2 Instances. Tuesday, September 17 We announced some Updates to the AWS Mobile […]

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Training Bootcamps at AWS re:Invent

Would you like to spend an entire day learning more about a particular aspect of AWS? Do you want to start from scratch with an introductory course, do you want to polish your skills with an advanced class in scalability, operations, or game development, or are you looking for something in-between? As part of AWS […]

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CNAME Wildcard Support for Amazon CloudFront

Amazon CloudFront makes it easy for you to get your dynamic and static content out to a global audience. You simply host your static content in Amazon S3 or your dynamic content on Amazon EC2, create a CloudFront distribution, and use the domain name for the distribution in the URL path for your content. You […]

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AWS CloudFormation – Additional VPC Support and New Templates

AWS CloudFormation lets you create and manage a collection of AWS resources (EC2 instances, Elastic IP addresses, RDS DB Instances, and much more), provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion. CloudFormation lets you describe stacks of related resources using a template. The template can include runtime parameters, allowing you to customize each […]

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AWS Week in Review – September 9, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, September 9 We announced that you can now Run SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on the AWS Free Usage Tier. Tuesday, September 10 I published an AWS Report interview with James Hirmas of JHC Technology. The AWS PHP Development Blog talked about Streaming […]

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DynamoDB Local for Desktop Development

Would you like to be able to write and test code that uses the Amazon DynamoDB API even if you have no network connection and without incurring any usage charges (AWS Free Usage Tier notwithstanding)? If so, you are going to love our new DynamoDB Local test tool. DynamoDB Local is a client-side database that […]

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The AWS Report – Karl Van den Bergh of Jaspersoft

In the latest episode of The AWS Report, I spoke with Karl van Den Bergh of Jaspersoft to learn more about what it means to be a commercial provider of open source business intelligence software. We discussed their business model, integration with Amazon Redshift, use of the AWS Marketplace (here’s their listing), how to get […]

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