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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.

Amazon Rekognition Update – Celebrity Recognition

We launched at re:Invent (Amazon Rekognition – Image Detection and Recognition Powered by Deep Learning) and added Image Moderation earlier this year. Today we are adding celebrity recognition! Rekognition has been trained to identify hundreds of thousands of people who are famous, noteworthy, or prominent in fields that includes politics, sports, entertainment, business, and media. […]

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AWS Direct Connect Update – New Locations in North America and Europe

AWS customers can use to establish a dedicated network connection from their premises to AWS. This gives them a more consistent network experience than a shared, Internet-based connection along with increased throughput and the potential to reduce network costs. We have added several new Direct Connect locations already this year, and are adding even more […]

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New AWS Certification Specialty Exams & Benefits

We are making two important updates to the AWS Certification program today. We are introducing two new AWS Certification Specialty Exams and our new AWS Certification Benefits Program, giving you another way to validate your skills and to showcase your expertise. New AWS Certification Specialty Exams Our new AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty and […]

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