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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 – February 4, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, February 4 I published a new episode of The AWS Report featuring Russ Dietz of SafeNet. The Relational Database Service now supports Event Subscriptions. Tuesday, February 5 The AWS Java Blog published an article on the topic of Working With AWS CloudFormation […]

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Three New AWS Reference Architectures for E-Commerce

We have updated the AWS Architecture Center with a trio of new reference architectures for e-commerce. Each reference architecture includes a detailed system overview, a detailed architectural diagram, and a list of the AWS services used in the architecture. Here’s what we have: Web FrontendThis is a reference architecture for the web frontend of an […]

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SAP Business Suite Certification on AWS

I’m pleased to announce that AWS has been certified to host the SAP Business Suite environment (generally known as a “landscape”) in full production mode. This includes the following products: SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) SAP Customer Relationship Management (CRM) SAP Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) […]

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Relational Database Service – Now With Event Subscriptions

You can now elect to receive notifications via the Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) for a wide variety of events associated with each of your Relational Database Service (RDS) instances. Why Notify? If you are a database administrator (DBA), you can now use these “push” notifications to arrange for notification when your RDS DB Instances […]

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The AWS Report – Russ Dietz of SafeNet

In the latest episode of The AWS Report, I spoke with Russ Dietz of SafeNet to learn more about their security products for AWS: SafeNet’s data protection and security products run on AWS and offer a number of unique features including encryption of Amazon Machine Images and EBS Volumes. — Jeff;

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AWS Week in Review – January 28, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, January 28 We introduced the Amazon Elastic Transcoder. The AWS Java Blog published an article on Subscribing Queues to Topics. The AWS Ruby Blog published part four of an article on IAM Roles for EC2 Instances, focusing on credential management. Tuesday, January […]

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New Locations and Features for the Amazon Simple Workflow Service

The Amazon Simple Workflow Service is a workflow service that you can use to build scalable, resilient applications. You can automate business processes, manage complex cloud applications, or sequence some genes. Today we are making the Simple Workflow Service available in additional AWS Regions. We are also adding additional support for AWS Identity and Access […]

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The AWS Report – Jim Young of Esri

In the latest episode of The AWS Report, I spoke with Jim Young of Esri to learn more about their mapping product and how they run on AWS: I learned that Esri is a 40-year old mapping company that has moved its products from the mainframe to client server to the desktop and now to […]

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