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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.

Integrated IAM Policy Generator

You can now create custom IAM (Identity and Access Management) policy documents from the IAM tab of the AWS Management Console. You can use a custom policy document to gain access to a number of advanced IAM features such as limiting access by user agent, time, or IP address, requiring a secure transport, or even […]

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New Docs: AWS Getting Started Guides for Linux and Microsoft Windows

We’ve created three new documents to make it even easier for you to get started with AWS: The first two documents (Getting Started Guide: AWS Web Application Hosting for Linux and Getting Started Guide: AWS Web Application Hosting for Microsoft Windows) are designed to help you create scalable, robust web applications that handle sophisticated demands […]

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AWS Events for October 2011

This is what we have on our calendars for October: Webinars: October 4 – Demystifyng the Cloud – 11:00 AM October 5 – Provide details of CloudFront & Route 53 – 5:00 PM October 11 – Setting up your first server in the Cloud – 11:00 AM October 17 – Architecting for the Cloud – […]

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Powerful New Features for AWS CloudFormation

I’ve been making a point of telling my live audiences about AWS CloudFormation lately. Many large-scale AWS customers are starting to appreciate the fact that they can describe and instantiate entire application stacks using parameterized templates (see my original CloudFormation blog post for more info), allowing them to create a repeatable process around it. Today […]

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Amazon Route 53 – Now an Even Better Value

I never get tired of writing posts that announce price decreases on the various AWS services! Today, we are reducing the price to host a set of DNS records for a domain (which we call a hosted zone) using Amazon Route 53. Here’s the new pricing structure: $0.50 per hosted zone per month for the […]

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