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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 Direct Connect Update & Survey

AWS Direct Connect has grown to six locations worldwide since our initial launch in August 2011. Customers are using it to work with large data sets, power applications that use real-time data feeds and build hybrid environments that integrate AWS resources with on-premise infrastructure. We are hard at work on new locations and have several […]

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Multi-Region Latency Based Routing now Available for AWS

The Amazon Web Services are now available in an ever-expanding series of locations. You’ve asked us to make it easier to build applications that span multiple AWS regions and we are happy to oblige. Today I’m pleased to announce that Amazon Route 53 is making available the same latency based routing technology that powers Amazon […]

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AWS Elastic Beanstalk – Build PHP Apps Using Git-Based Deployment

I’m pleased to be able to tell you that AWS Elastic Beanstalk now supports PHP and Git deployment. Elastic Beanstalk and PHPAWS Elastic Beanstalk makes it easy for you to quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud. You simply upload your application, and Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles all of the details associated with […]

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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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