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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.

Follow My AWS Road Trip

After four months of planning and over 500 emails, I am less than 48 hours away from the start of my 5,000 mile road trip! I have created the AWS Road Trip site to give you the opportunity to follow my journey. I will be posting photos, videos, maps, and more as I make my […]

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Napa Valley Film Festival & AWS

Amazon Web Services is sponsoring the new Animated Short Films category at this year’s Napa Valley Film Festival. This new category will encourage animated short film submissions and the use of technology to bring a story to life. We hope that this focus on animated filmmaking will provide the digital animation community with a platform […]

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AWS Management Pack for Microsoft System Center

Tom Rizzo is back with another Windows Wednesday post, announcing a new feature that will make it even easier for you to monitor your EC2 instances running Windows. — Jeff; With our continuing investment in making AWS the best place to run Windows and Windows workloads, we are making an announcement today that makes running […]

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AWS SDK for Node.js – Now Generally Available

The General Availability (GA) release of the AWS SDK for Node.js is now available and can be installed through npm as aws-sdk. We have added a number of features since the preview release including bound parameters, streams, IAM roles for EC2 instances, version locking, and proxies. Here are a couple of examples to help you […]

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AWS Week in Review – April 29, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday,  April 29 We announced the new AWS Security Blog. The first post begins a series on Securing Access to AWS using MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication). Tuesday, April 30 We announced the AWS Global Certification Program. The AWS Java Blog published the first part […]

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The New AWS Support API

I have long believed (and spoken about) the fact programmability is one of the attributes that defines a cloud.  The availability of APIs for fundamental cloud features means that you, as a developer, can build tools, utilities, and applications to create cloud resources, track and manage status, and even gain access to usage and billing […]

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Amazon CloudFront / Route 53 – New Edge Location in Seoul, Korea

(CloudFront) . http://aws.amazon.com/ko/aws-news-20130501/ We have just opened up an Amazon CloudFront / Amazon Route 53 edge location in Seoul, Korea! This is our sixth location in Asia, and our fortieth world-wide (see the AWS Global Infrastructure map for more information). If your application already uses CloudFront or Route 53, your customers in the area will […]

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