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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 Directory Service

Virtually every organization uses a directory service such as Active Directory to allow computers to join domains, list and authenticate users, and to locate and connect to printers, and other network services including SQL Server databases. A centralized directory reduces the amount of administrative work that must be done when an employee joins the organization, […]

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Speak to Amazon Kinesis in Python

My colleague Rahul Patil sent me a nice guest post. In the post Rahul shows you how to use the new Kinesis Client Library (KCL) for Python developers. — Jeff; The Amazon Kinesis team is excited to release the Kinesis Client Library (KCL) for Python developers! Developers can use the KCL to build distributed applications […]

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Next Generation Genomics With AWS

My colleague Matt Wood wrote a great guest post to announce new support for one of our genomics partners. — Jeff; I am happy to announce that AWS will be supporting the work of our partner, Seven Bridges Genomics, who has been selected as one of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilots. […]

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AWS Week in Review – October 13, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, October 13 We announced the first Internet of Things (IoT) Hack Day at re:Invent. We announced that Amazon Elastic Transcoder now Supports HLSv4. The AWS Java Blog published Part 1 of the Introducing the DynamoDB API series. The AWS Ruby Development Blog launched […]

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Amazon WorkSpaces Supports PCoIP Zero Clients

Amazon WorkSpaces provides a persistent, cloud-based desktop experience that can be accessed from a variety of devices including PC and Mac desktops and laptops, iPads, Kindle Fires, and Android tablets. Support for PCoIP Zero Clients Today we are making WorkSpaces even more flexible by adding support for PCoIP zero clients. WorkSpaces desktops are rendered on […]

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