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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.

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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VM Export Service For Amazon EC2

The AWS VM Import service gives you the ability to import virtual machines in a variety of formats into Amazon EC2, allowing you to easily migrate from your on-premises virtualization infrastructure to the AWS Cloud. Today we are adding the next element to this service. You now have the ability to export previously imported EC2 […]

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AWS Week in Review – May 14, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 14 We created a new Twitter account for AWS Marketplace. In conjunction with NVIDIA, we announced the GPU Test Drive. Adobe announced that their CQ Cloud Manager is now available on AWS. Tuesday, May 15 We released domain verification for the Simple Email Service. Wednesday, May 16 […]

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Elastic Load Balancer – Console Updates and IPv6 Support for 2 Additional Regions

You can now manage the listeners, SSL certificates, and SSL ciphers for an existing Elastic Load Balancer from within the AWS Management Console. This enhancement makes it even easier to get started with Elastic Load Balancing and simpler to maintain a highly available application using Elastic Load Balancing. While this functionality has been available via […]

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