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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.

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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New AWS Quick Start – Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub

The new Quick Start Reference Deployment Guide for Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub does exactly what the title suggests! The comprehensive (20 page) guide includes the architectural considerations and configuration steps that will help you to launch the new Cloudera Director and an associated Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub (EDH) in a matter of minutes. As the […]

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Developer Preview of Version 3 of AWS SDK for PHP

Version 3 of the AWS SDK for PHP is now in Developer Preview and available on GitHub and Composer. Along with significant performance improvements, v3 brings a number of brand new features. Using the new version, you can now make asynchronous requests with Futures and Promises, query API responses with JMESPath, and bind default request […]

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Elastic Transcoder Update – Support for HLS v4

Amazon Elastic Transcoder lets you convert media files in to versions that will play on smart phones, tablets, and PCs. It manages all of the tedious aspects of the media transcoding process on your behalf; you simply create a transcoding Job, specify the location of the source media file, and indicate which output format(s) you […]

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AWS Week in Review – October 6, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, October 6 We introduced New APN Competencies for Storage and Life Sciences. The AWS DevOps Blog showed you how to Get Started With CloudWatch Logs. The Cloudlytics Blog showed you how to Decode ELB Log Entries. Tuesday, October 7 We introduced Wildcard Cookies and […]

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Container Computing and AWS

Big changes in the technology world seem to come about in two ways. Sometimes there’s a big splashy announcement and a visible public leap in to the future. Most of the time, however, change is a bit more subtle. Early adopters find a new technology that makes them more productive and share it amongst themselves. […]

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