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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 – May 20, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 20 We annouced that the AWS Elastic Load Balancer now supports all HTTP methods. Tuesday, May 21 We announced that AWS has achived FedRAMP Compliance. The AWS Security Blog contains additional information. Thursday, May 23 We added Read Replica Monitoring to […]

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Demo: SAP HANA One on AWS

My counterpart in Germany, AWS Evangelist Steffen Krause, has put together the blog post below to show you how to launch and exercise SAP HANA One on AWS. Steffen is also responsible for the German language AWSAktuell blog. — Jeff;   An interesting software product that created a lot of buzz lately is SAP HANA. […]

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AWS achieves FedRAMP Compliance

AWS has achieved FedRAMP compliance now federal agencies can save significant time, costs and resources in their evaluation of AWS! After demonstrating adherence to hundreds of controls by providing thousands of artifacts as part of a security assessment, AWS has been certified by a FedRAMP-accredited third-party assessor (3PAO) and has achieved agency ATOs (Authority to […]

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AWS Week in Review – May 13, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 13 The AWS Security Blog covered an important compliance announcement: The availability of a SOC-3 Report that includes both New Services and a New Region. Tuesday, May 14 We published a guide to Choosing the Right EC2 Instance Type for your […]

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New Features for the Amazon Elastic Transcoder

We released the Amazon Elastic Transcoder with an initial set of features and a promise to iterate quickly based on customer feedback. You’ve supplied us with plenty of feedback (primarily via the Elastic Transcoder Forum) and have a set of powerful enhancements ready as a result. Here’s what’s new: Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) Support. […]

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Amazon DynamoDB – Parallel Scans, 4x Cheaper Reads, Other Good News

UPDATE (May 5, 2018) The capacity management capabilities of Amazon DynamoDB were enhanced after this blog post was published. As a result, the post references information that may no longer be the most accurate or a best practice. Pease read the DynamoDB documentation on Best Practices for Designing and Using Partition Keys Effectively to learn […]

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AWS OpsWorks Update – Elastic Load Balancing, Monitoring View, More Instance Types

Chris Barclay of the AWS OpsWorks team has put together a really nice guest post to introduce you to three new AWS OpsWorks features. — Jeff; We are pleased to announce three new AWS OpsWorks features that make it even easier to manage your applications: Elastic Load Balancing support, a monitoring view of your stacks […]

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