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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.

New IAM Features: Password Management and Access to Account Activity and Usage Reports Pages

We are excited to announce that we have added several new AWS Identity Access and Management (IAM) features aimed at providing you more flexibility and control when managing your IAM users. With todays launch you can now: Grant your IAM users access to the Account Activity page and Usage Reports page on the AWS website. […]

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DynamoDB Expands to Japan and Europe

We launched Amazon DynamoDB in the US East (Northern Virginia) Region less than two months ago. At that time we committed to making it available in additional Regions as quickly as possible. I was in Japan last week for the first JAWS-UG (Japan AWS User Group) Summit Meeting. At that meeting we celebrated the one […]

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Resource Level IAM for Elastic Beanstalk

Today’s guest post comes to you from Saad Ladki, Product Manager for AWS Elastic Beanstalk. — Jeff; We are excited to announce that AWS Elastic Beanstalk now supports resource permissions through AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM). AWS Elastic Beanstalk provides a quick way to deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud. IAM enables […]

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Dropping Prices Again– EC2, RDS, EMR and ElastiCache

AWS works hard to lower our costs so that we can pass those savings back to our customers. We look to reduce hardware costs, improve operational efficiencies, lower power consumption and innovate in many other areas of our business so we can be more efficient. The history of AWS bears this out — in the […]

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Plat_Forms Contest in Germany – Not Your Typical Hackathon

Were excited to work with the Plat_Forms programming contest, an effort organized in Berlin, at Freie Universitt this spring.   Focus on Scalability & Cloud ArchitecturesThe Plat_Forms contest has been around in Germany since 2007. Its hallmark is celebrating the diversity and strength of various development languages (Java EE, .NET, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby, etc.). […]

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