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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.

The AWS Report – David Rocamora of Controlgroup

For this episode of The AWS Report, I interviewed David Rocamora, VP of DevOps for Controlgroup. We talked about the origins of cloud computing at Controlgroup, and the way that it has allowed them to make radical, transformative changes in the way that they design, develop, and deliver applications to their clients. We discussed a […]

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AWS Week in Review – November 12, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, November 12 We launched a new AWS Region in Sydney, Australia. Tuesday, November 13 I published a new episode of The AWS Report, featuring John Smiley of the Amazon RDS team. We announced four new cache node types for Amazon ElastiCache. We […]

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AWS in Action – Behind the Scenes of a Presidential Campaign

Now that the 2012 US Presidential Election is over, I’d like to take you behind the scenes and tell you a bit about the technology that powered President Obama’s successful reelection campaign! To set the stage, imagine setting up the technology infrastructure needed to power a dynamic, billion-dollar organization under strict time limits using volunteer […]

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New – Amazon Simple Workflow Recipes

We launched Amazon Simple Workflow (SWF) earlier this year, introducing a service designed to help developers automate the coordination of work in applications for better scalability and performance. Coordination of work in an application becomes particularly onerous for developers to build when the application needs to manage high volume and/or multiple streams of work concurrently […]

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