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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.

New AWS Key Management Service (KMS)

Information security is always of paramount importance, whether data is stored on-premises or in the cloud. Since the early days of AWS, we’ve done our best to provide our customers with the information, services, and features that they need to have in order to make informed decisions about what kinds of applications and what kinds […]

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Amazon Aurora – New Cost-Effective MySQL-Compatible Database Engine for Amazon RDS

We launched the Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) service way back in 2009 to help you to set up, operate, and scale a MySQL database in the cloud. Since that time, we have added a multitude of options to RDS including extensive console support, three additional database engines ( Oracle, SQL Server, and PostgreSQL), high […]

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AWS Test Drive 3.0 Launches at re:Invent 2014

Would you buy a car without driving it? Would you spend tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars on a license for an enterprise software package without seeing it run in a real environment? I hope that your answer to both of these questions is “no way!” As you might already know, I am a […]

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Sneak Preview – DynamoDB Streams

I would like to give you a quick, sneak preview of a new Amazon DynamoDB feature. We will be demonstrating it at AWS re:Invent and making it available to curious developers and partners for testing and feedback. Many AWS customers are using DynamoDB as the primary storage mechanism for their applications. Some of them use […]

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