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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.

The AWS Recruiting Team is coming to Minneapolis, Nashville and Houston

A quick look at the AWS Job List will tell you that the AWS team is hiring Software Development Engineers & Managers, Software Testing Engineers/Managers, Product Managers & Marketing Managers,Developer Support Engineers, Technical Program Managers, Sales Representatives, and Business Development Representatives. One of our biggest challenges is finding skilled engineers and engineering managers who want […]

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Upcoming: AWS Data Summit, Boston (and more live events)

Customers are using the AWS cloud to work with data of all shapes and sizes, whether that’s recommending restaurants, or providing situation awareness for robots. Analytics-based workflows like these are a great fit for the utility, elastic model of the cloud, so we were very pleased to invite five customers to our upcoming data summit to […]

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Microsoft SharePoint Server on AWS Reference Architecture White Paper

We have just published the Microsoft SharePoint Server on AWS Reference Architecture White Paper. This white paper discusses general concepts regarding how to use SharePoint services on AWS and provides detailed technical guidance on how to configure, deploy, and run a SharePoint Server farm on AWS. It illustrates reference architecture for common SharePoint Server deployment […]

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AWS Documentation Now Available on the Kindle

AWS documentation is now available on the Kindle – if this is all you need to know, start here and you’ll have access to the new documents in seconds. I “purchased” (the actual cost is $0.00) the EC2 Getting Started Guide and had it delivered to my trusty Kindle DX, where it looked great: You […]

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The CloudFormation Circle of Life : Part 1

Today we have a blog post from Chris Whitaker of the AWS CloudFormation team. Chris brings word of an important new CloudFormation feature, the ability to evolve a running stack by incrementally adding or removing resource definitions from the template. — Jeff; AWS CloudFormation makes it easier for you to create, update, and manage your […]

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Reserved Cache Nodes for Amazon ElastiCache

Amazon ElastiCache makes it easy for you to deploy, scale, and run a cloud-based in-memory cache that is protocol-compliant with Memcached. ElastiCache improves the performance of web applications and reduces the load on your databases by retrieving data from a fast, managed, Memcached-compatible, in-memory caching system, instead of relying entirely on disk-based storage. It can […]

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