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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.

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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AWS Week in Review – May 28, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 28 We celebrated Memorial Day in the US! Tuesday, May 29 We enabled the use of Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) for Oracle DB Instances. Wednesday, May 30 We announced that version 0.8.1 of Hive is now available for Amazon Elastic MapReduce. Frank Munoz released […]

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The AWS CISO on AWS Security

As you can tell by looking at the AWS Security and Compliance Center, we take security seriously. You can find information about our certifications and accreditations in the center, along with links to four security white papers. I would also like to recommend a new AWS video to you. In the video, AWS VP and […]

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AWS Week in Review – May 21, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 21 AWS customer Pinterest released an architecture update, reviewing their use of EC2 and S3 to scale up and scale down daily to cope with variable traffic, with hourly costs that range from $15 to $52 per hour. We released new Cloud Reference […]

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