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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 Whitepaper: Using AWS for Disaster Recovery

Disaster recovery (DR) is one of most important use cases that we hear from our customers. Having your own DR site in the cloud ready and on standby, without having to pay for the hardware, power, bandwidth, cooling, space and system administration and  quickly launch resources in cloud, when you really need it (when disaster […]

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Elastic Load Balancing: More IPv6 Support, More Metrics, More IP Addresses

We have made some improvements to our Elastic Load Balancing product: IPv6 is now supported in the Asia Pacific (Singapore) and Asia Pacific (Tokyo) regions. Each Elastic Load Balancer reports six new metrics to Amazon CloudWatch. The DNS entry associated with an Elastic Load Balancer can now return up to eight IP addresses. IPv6 SupportEarlier […]

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Run Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (\Denali\) on AWS Now

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (code named “Denali”) has a lot of really intriguing features including high availability, columnstore indexes, self-service Business Intelligence, faster full-text search, data visualization, and improved security and compliance. Consult the feature guide for more information. In order to make it as easy as possible for you to test your applications with […]

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Free Live Stream of AWS GovCloud Summit II

Due to an overwhelming response, the live registration for tomorrow’s AWS GovCloud Summit has been closed. We will be streaming the entire event and I invite you to sign up now. The event will feature keynote addresses by GSA CIO Casey Coleman and Amazon.com CTO Werner Vogels, customer presentations, how-to sessions, information on FISMA and […]

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AWS Web Event: Running a Lean Startup on AWS

Are you thinking about kicking off a lean startup and wondering what the buzz is all about? In his new book, The Lean Startup, author and entrepreneur Eric Ries (co-founder of IMVU) outlines key principles of the ideal lean startup: Customer-centric, rapid iterations on the product. Application of agile software development methodologies. Use of platforms […]

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