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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 S3 – Cross Origin Resource Sharing Support

Why CORS? In order to keep your content safe, your web browser implements something called the same origin policy. The default policy ensures that scripts and other active content loaded from one site or domain cannot interfere or interact with content from another location without an explicit indication that this is the desired behavior. In […]

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The AWS Report – Todd Fasullo of Smartsheet

I interviewed Todd Fasullo of Smartsheet learn more about Smartsheet and how it uses AWS to support online collaboration. Todd told me that they started using Amazon S3 way back in 2006 to store uploads and attachments. They added CloudFront support in a matter of days, and also use the Amazon Mechanical Turk as part […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 20, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 20 We released Amazon Glacier, archival storage for one penny per Gigabyte per month. Tuesday, August 21 Amazon DynamoDB now supports storage and retrieval of binary data. We released AWS Cost Allocation for customer bills. Wednesday, August 22 You can now launch EC2 Cluster Compute Instances in […]

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New Whitepaper: Mapping and GeoSpatial Analysis in the Cloud Using ArcGIS

Esri is one of the leaders in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) industry and one of the largest privately held software companies focused on mapping and geospatial applications in the world with offices in more than 100 countries. Both public and private sector organizations use Esri technology to analyze and manage their geographic information and make better […]

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