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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 Technology Open House – June 7, 2011

We’ll be holding a technology open house at our new South Lake Union campus on the North end of Seattle. The event is free but space is limited and you will need to pre-register. The welcome and the keynote will be delivered by James Hamilton. James is an Amazon Distinguished Engineer and he’s an awesome […]

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CloudFormation + Amazon VPC + XenApp = Secure Cost-effective Application Delivery Within Minutes

Today, I spoke at the Citrix Synergy 2011 Conference in San Francisco where they announced Citrix’s Support for XenApp – On-demand Application Delivery Solution – on Amazon Web Services Cloud. I am particularly excited about this announcement because now you can spin up a Secure XenApp Farm in the cloud within minutes that instantly delivers […]

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Moving Ahead With Amazon Route 53

As you may know from my previous post, Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and highly scalable DNS service. Today we have some big news for users and fans of Route 53: You can use a new alias feature to map the root or apex of your hosted zone to your Elastic Load Balancer. […]

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Updated AWS Security White Paper; New Risk and Compliance White Paper

We have updated the AWS Security White Paper and we’ve created a new Risk and Compliance White Paper.  Both are available now. The AWS Security White Paper describes our physical and operational security principles and practices. It includes a description of the shared responsibility model, a summary of our control environment, a review of secure […]

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