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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.

Elastic Load Balancer – Console Updates and IPv6 Support for 2 Additional Regions

You can now manage the listeners, SSL certificates, and SSL ciphers for an existing Elastic Load Balancer from within the AWS Management Console. This enhancement makes it even easier to get started with Elastic Load Balancing and simpler to maintain a highly available application using Elastic Load Balancing. While this functionality has been available via […]

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RDS Read Replicas in the Virtual Private Cloud

You can now launch Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) MySQL Read Replicas inside of a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). Amazon RDS removes the headaches of running a relational database reliably at scale, allowing Amazon RDS customers to focus on innovation for their customers. Read Replicas enables you to elastically scale out beyond the capacity constraints […]

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AWS Cloud Storage for the Enterprise

There are a lot of storage options available to AWS users — Amazon S3, Elastic Block Storage, and the AWS Storage Gateway, along with ancillary services such as Amazon CloudFront for content distribution, AWS Direct Connect for dedicated network connections, and Amazon Elastic MapReduce for large-scale data processing. Our customers are using these services to […]

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Amazon CloudFront – Support for Dynamic Content

IntroductionAmazon CloudFront‘s network of edge locations (currently 30, with more in the works) gives you the ability to distribute static and streaming content to your users at high speed with low latency. Today we are introducing a set of features that, taken together, allow you to use CloudFront to serve dynamic, personalized content more quickly. […]

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AWS Week in Review – May 7, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday,  May 7 We released the EC2 VM Import Connector for VMware vCenter version 1.2.0. Tuesday, May 8 The Relational Database Service now supports SQL Server. You can now run .NET applications on AWS Elastic Beanstalk. Wednesday, May 9 We introduced APIs and IAM support […]

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