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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 Training and Certification Portal

AWS Training and Certification can help you get more out of the . The new AWS Training and Certification Portal allows you to access and manage your training and certification activities, progress, and benefits – all in one place: Previously, you had to rely on multiple websites to find and manage training and certification offerings. […]

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News from the AWS Summit in Berlin – 3rd AZ & Lightsail in Frankfurt and Another Polly Voice

We launched the AWS Region in Frankfurt in the fall of 2014 and opened the AWS Marketplace for the Region the next year. Our customers in Germany come in all shapes and sizes: startups, mid-market, enterprise, and public sector. These customers have made great use of the new Region, building and running applications and businesses […]

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Amazon Chime Update – Use Your Existing Active Directory, Claim Your Domain

I first told you about this past February (Amazon Chime – Unified Communications Service) and told you how I connect and collaborate with people all over the world. Since the launch, Amazon Chime has quickly become the communication tool of choice within the AWS team. I participate in multiple person-to-person and group chats throughout the […]

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New – Server-Side Encryption for Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)

As one of the most venerable members of the AWS family of services, is an essential part of many applications. Presentations such as Amazon SQS for Better Architecture and Massive Message Processing with Amazon SQS and Amazon DynamoDB explain how SQS can be used to build applications that are resilient and highly scalable. Today we […]

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