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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.

Webinar: Backup and Recover Linux Systems (Apps Needed)

Backup and RecoverOn March 29th I’ll be covering the topic of backup and recovery of on-premise and cloud-based Linux systems. I’ll cover a number of topics including creation of file archives, uploading to Amazon S3, and managing permissions and lifetimes. I will present a roundup of applicable backup and recovery tools and will do my […]

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AWS Storage Gateway – Now Available in Brazil

I’m pleased to announce that the AWS Storage Gateway is now available in our South America (So Paulo) Region.  The AWS Storage Gateway service connects an on-premises software appliance with cloud-based storage to integrate your existing on-premises applications with the AWS storage infrastructure in a seamless, secure, and transparent fashion.  As I wrote in my […]

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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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New Amazon CloudWatch Monitoring Scripts

Update (January 6, 2016) – The scripts described in this blog post have been deprecated and are no longer available. For updated information on how to perform the same tasks in a more modern fashion, please take a look at Sending Performance Counters to CloudWatch and Logs to CloudWatch Logs, Configuring a Windows Instance Using […]

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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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