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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.

App Developers – Get Ready for Japan!

Millions of our customers have used the Amazon Appstore in the US to discover and buy Android applications for their phones and tablets. We have recently expanded distribution beyond the US  into the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Germany, and Spain. Continuing our international expansion, I’m pleased to announce that app developers can submit mobile apps […]

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AWS Week in Review – September 24, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, September 24 The good folks at Newvem published an article on Getting Started with AWS Direct Connect. Tuesday, September 25 NASDAQ OMX announced FinQloud, a cloud solution for the financial services industry. We introduced Provisioned IOPS for Amazon RDS. Wednesday, September 26 We announced that Amazon RDS now […]

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The AWS Report – Billy Cox of Intel

For today’s episode of The AWS Report, I spoke to Billy Cox, Director of Cloud Strategy for Intel. We discussed the genesis of cloud computing, some historical trends, and ways that Intel is optimizing their processors for cloud-style workloads. I really enjoyed speaking with Billy and I think you’ll be able to see this in […]

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Amazon RDS Now Supports SQL Server 2012

The Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) now supports SQL Server 2012.You can now launch the Express, Web, and Standard Editions of this powerful database from the comfort of the AWS Management Console. SQL Server 2008 R2 is still available, as are multiple versions and editions of MySQL and Oracle Database. If you are from the […]

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