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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.

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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New AWS Feature – MFA-Protected API Access

Today’s guest blogger is Kai Zhao, a Product Manager on the AWS Identity and Access Management team. Kai brings word of a powerful new IAM feature. — Jeff; Introduction In 2009, we introduced AWS Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), a security feature that requires users to prove physical possession of an MFA device by providing a valid […]

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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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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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