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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.

Programmable Feedback Notification for the Simple Email Service

The Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) gives you the power to programmatically send bulk or transactional emails from your application. Whether you send a few messages per month or millions every day, SES is able to accommodate you with a cost-effective, pay-as-you-go pricing model. SES helps you to manage deliverability, the likelihood that an email […]

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The AWS Partner Network (APN) is Now Live

The AWS Partner Network (APN) is now live, with three tiers and a wide variety of benefits at each tier. This is a global program, accessible to customers and partners world-wide. In addition to the official launch of APN, we are also enhancing our AWS Channel Reseller Program and setting up a new Authorized Government […]

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AWS Week in Review – June 18, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, June 18 We updated the AWS SlideShare channel. All of the existing presentations have been tagged and categorized. Popular tags include Getting Started With AWS, AWS Customer Presentations, AWS Partner Presentations, AWS Solution Architecture & Best Practices, and AWS Event Presentations. Tuesday, June 19 We announced […]

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Learn All About the Amazon Simple Workflow Service – Two New Videos

The Amazon Simple Workflow Service (SWF) is used to power highly scalable distributed systems at NASA (case study), Sage Bionetworks (case study), and a number of our other customers. In order to help you to better understand SWF, Balan Subramanian, SWF Product Manager, hosted an hour-long webinar: Maxim Fateev, AWS Principal Engineer, spent another hour […]

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AWS CloudFormation Supports Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon CloudFront Dynamic Content

Today, AWS CloudFormation is adding support for Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon CloudFront dynamic content. You can now describe related AWS resources such as EC2 instances, Amazon DynamoDB tables, and Amazon CloudFront distributions using CloudFormation templates. These templates can fully encapsulate the resources needed to run your application on AWS and can be version controlled alongside […]

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AWS Week in Review – June 11, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, June 11 You can now run MySQL server on Amazon RDS for just $19 per month. We introduced Roles for EC2 Instances to simplify secure access to AWS APis from EC2. Tuesday, June 12 We announced that there are now one trillion objects stored in Amazon […]

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