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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.

AWS Week in Review – June 3, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, June 3 The AWS Ruby Blog talked about some new Gems that simplify Working With Regions. The new AWS PHP Blog talked about Transferring Files to and From Amazon S3. Tuesday, June 4 We expanded the AWS Region in Tokyo with by […]

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Amazon RDS: 3.5 years, 3 Engines, 9 Regions, 50+ Features and Tens of Thousands of Customers

The Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) was designed to simplify one of the most complex of all common IT activities: managing and scaling a relational database while providing fast, predictable performance and high availability. RDS in ActionIn the 3.5 years since we launched Amazon RDS, a lot has happened. Amazon RDS is now being used […]

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Amazon Redshift Now Available in Japan

Amazon Redshift is now available in the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region. AWS customers running in this Region can now create a fast, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse today at a price point that is a tenth that of most traditional data warehousing solutions. Customers Love Amazon RedshiftWe launched Redshift in February of 2013. Since that […]

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AWS Week in Review – May 27, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 27 We released another an AWS customer success story to highlight Mentor Graphics. Tuesday, May 28 We announced that AWS IAM Now Supports Amazon, Facebook, and Google Identity Federation. Wednesday, May 29 The AWS Security Blog talked about the API options […]

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AWS Week in Review – May 20, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 20 We annouced that the AWS Elastic Load Balancer now supports all HTTP methods. Tuesday, May 21 We announced that AWS has achived FedRAMP Compliance. The AWS Security Blog contains additional information. Thursday, May 23 We added Read Replica Monitoring to […]

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Demo: SAP HANA One on AWS

My counterpart in Germany, AWS Evangelist Steffen Krause, has put together the blog post below to show you how to launch and exercise SAP HANA One on AWS. Steffen is also responsible for the German language AWSAktuell blog. — Jeff;   An interesting software product that created a lot of buzz lately is SAP HANA. […]

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