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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.

Federated Users and Temporary Security Credentials for AWS CloudFormation

My colleague Chetan Dandekar brings word of a powerful enhancement to AWS CloudFormation that will make it an even better fit for large-scale corporate deployments. — Jeff; AWS CloudFormation gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to create and manage a collection of AWS resources. Today, we added support for the CloudFormation APIs to […]

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AWS Week in Review – October 7, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, October 7 We introduced the Alfresco Test Drive Labs with complimentary access to five apps for education and demo purposes. We introduced a bunch of new Japanese-language case studies including Consumer First, DIP. Intage, Misawa, Roland, Smaregi, UEC Tokyo, Tokyu Hands, and […]

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Amazon Glacier Now in the Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region

Amazon Glacier is a storage service designed for backup and archiving. Glacier provides secure, durable storage at an extremely low cost. Introduced a little over a year ago, Glacier has been growing quickly. Our customers are using Glacier for digital preservation, online backup of historical assets, archiving of cold media data, storage of operational data […]

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Amazon EC2 High Storage (HS1) Instances Now Available in Sydney and Singapore

The EC2 instances on the Amazon EC2 Instance Types menu are designed to run a wide variety of workloads. You can now launch hs1.8xlarge instances in the Asia Pacific (Sydney) and Asia Pacific (Singapore) Regions using the On-Demand or Reserved Instance pricing models. You can now run your Amazon Redshift clusters, storage-intensive Hadoop jobs, and […]

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