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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.

The AWS Report – Chris Wheeler, Amazon SES Team

I interviewed Chris Wheeler from the Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) team to learn more about SES and about how to get started with it. Chris walked me through the setup process, including the process to move from the sandbox to production. I enjoyed speaking with Chris and I hope that you will enjoy our […]

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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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The AWS Report – Anders Samuelsson, AWS IAM

In this episode of The AWS Report I spoke with Anders Samuelsson, Senior Product Manager on the AWS Identity and Access Management team. We covered the basics of IAM and also chatted about the newest IAM feature, roles for EC2 instances: I hope that you enjoy the video. We have many more of them 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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AWS Cost Allocation For Customer Bills

Growth Challenges You probably know how it goes when you put AWS to work for your company. You start small — one Amazon S3 bucket for some backups, or one Amazon EC2 instance hosting a single web site or web application. Things work out well and before you know it, word of your success spreads […]

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Amazon DynamoDB – Support for Binary Data

As Werner noted recently, Amazon DynamoDB is the fastest growing new service in the history of AWS! If you are a DynamoDB user, you already know the drill — create a table, provision the throughput (in terms of read and write capacity units per second), and start storing and retrieving data without worrying about hitting […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 13, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 13 We updated AWS Direct Connect with new locations and AWS Management Console support. We published another AWS Report, this one featuring Kate Matsudaira, CTO of Decide.com. Thursday, August 16 We added additional features to Amazon RDS for Oracle Database, including support for running in […]

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