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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 – July 9, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, July 9th We updated Elastic MapReduce with better support for AMI versioning and an updated version of Hive.. Tuesday, July 10th AWS Elastic Beanstalk is now supported in two additional regions. AWS now supports MFA-protected API access. Wednesday, July 11th You can now run the Database Tuning Advisor […]

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Meet the AWS Developer Productivity and Tools Team at OSCON

The AWS Developer Productivity and tools team is responsible for making the AWS developer experience as positive and productive as possible. The team is responsible for AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS CloudFormation, the language-specific SDKs, tools, documentation, and the AWS Management Console. A number of members of the team will be attending OSCON to attend sessions […]

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Database Engine Tuning Advisor for Amazon RDS

Ok folks, this one is a mouthful, so bear with me! The Amazon Relational Database Service for SQL Server now supports the Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine Tuning Advisor. The Advisor will help you to select and create an optimal set of indexes, indexed views, and partitions even if you don’t have an expert-level understanding of […]

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AWS Elastic Beanstalk – Two Additional Regions Supported

We’ve brought AWS Elastic Beanstalk to both of the US West regions, bringing the total to five: US East (Northern Virginia) Asia Pacific (Tokyo) EU (Ireland) US West (Oregon) US West (Northern California) I have recently spent some time creating and uploading some PHP applications to Elastic Beanstalk using Git and the new ‘eb’ command. […]

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AWS Week in Review – July 2, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Friday, July 6 This week AWS Marketplace added a number of new products available via Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) including Code Creators Moodle Cloud, ScaleOuts StateServer, Porticors VPD Appliances, and Kognitios Analytical Platform. You can now have multiple IP addresses for your EC2 instances running […]

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Multiple IP Addresses for EC2 Instances (in a Virtual Private Cloud)

Amazon EC2 instances within a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) can now have multiple IP addresses. This oft-requested feature builds upon several other parts of AWS including Elastic IP Addresses and Elastic Network Interfaces. Use CasesHere are some of the things that you can do with multiple IP addresses: Host multiple SSL websites on a single […]

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AWS Week in Review – June 25, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, June 25 We announced that the AWS Partner Network is now live. Our friends at Netflix announced Asgard for web-clased deployment and managment of cloud resources. Tuesday, June 26 We now support programmable feedback notification for the Simple Email Service. We updated the AWS SDK for […]

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New From Netflix – Asgard for Cloud Management and Deployment

Our friends at Netflix have embraced AWS whole-heartedly. They have shared much of what they have learned about how they use AWS to build, deploy, and host their applications. You can read the Netflix Tech Blog benefit from what they have learned. Earlier this week they released Asgard, a web-based cloud management and deployment tool, […]

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