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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 Support – We’ve Got Your Back

The AWS Support program just got even better! We have added features, lowered prices, and created a new free support plan that includes immediate access to customer service and technical support for AWS issues, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We’ve replaced the metallic level names (Bronze, Silver, Gold, […]

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Amazon S3 – The First Trillion Objects

Late last week the number of objects stored in Amazon S3 reached one trillion (1,000,000,000,000 or 1012). That’s 142 objects for every person on Planet Earth or 3.3 objects for every star in our Galaxy. If you could count one object per second it would take you 31,710 years to count them all. We knew […]

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NASA Saves nearly $1M Per Year By Using AWS

Linda Cureton, the CIO of NASA wrote a blog post to detail some of the IT reforms that are being put in to place to better serve NASA’s mission and the American people. NASA has been an advocate and user of cloud and shared services for the last couple of years. In her post (IT […]

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AWS Week in Review – June 4, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, June 4 We announced a lot of SAP news to get the week underway. I posted the latest episode of The AWS Report, featuring Rob Vandenburg, CEO of Lingotek. Tuesday, June 5 We took a look behind the scenes of the Amazon […]

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Amazon CloudFront – More PoPs and More Growth

I spent some time chatting with the Amazon CloudFront team to make sure that I knew what was going on. Here’s an update: More PoPs and More GrowthAmazon CloudFront now has 32 global PoPs (Points of Presence) with the addition of second PoPs in Dallas and Paris (5/29).  The team has been quietly adding second […]

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