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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 – AWS Elastic Load Balancing Inside of a Virtual Private Cloud

The popular AWS Elastic Load Balancing Feature is now available within the Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). Features such as SSL termination, health checks, sticky sessions and CloudWatch monitoring can be configured from the AWS Management Console, the command line, or through the Elastic Load Balancing APIs. When you provision an Elastic Load Balancer for your […]

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EC2 Instance Status Monitoring

We have been hard at work on a set of features to help you (and the AWS management tools that you use) have better visibility into the status of your AWS resources. We will be releasing this functionality in stages, starting today. Today’s release gives you visibility into scheduled operational activities that might affect your […]

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Now Open – US West (Oregon) Region

We have just opened up another AWS Region! This one is located in the Pacific Northwest area of the United States, in the beautiful state of Oregon, and offers low-cost, low-latency access to our services from the Western portion of the US. Were always trying to provide you with services at the lowest possible price. […]

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AWS Events for November 2011

Here’s what we have in store for November: Webinars: November 1 – Provide details of CloudFormation – 5:00 PM November 9 – Provide details of Virtual Private Cloud – 5:00 PM November 16 – Provide details of Relational Database Services – 5:00 PM November 17 – Amazon Simple Email Service Management Console – 10:00 AM […]

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New – AWS Virtual (Software) Multi-Factor Authentication – RFC 6238 Support

As you might already know, you can enable AWS Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA for short) for your AWS account and your Identity and Access Management (IAM) users to provide an additional level of security. Once you have enabled MFA for an account or IAM user, you need to enter an authentication code in addition to your […]

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