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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.

Learn AWS With New Self-Paced Labs

Would you like to test-drive AWS services, acquire some new skills, and gain practical experience working with a wide variety of AWS technologies? If so, the new AWS self-paced labs will be of great interest to you. We’ve been working with Cloud vLab (an APN Technology Partner) to create a set of hands-on, self-paced online […]

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AWS Week in Review – July 22, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, July 22 We added a number of new AWS case studies including Genome Medicine Institute, Hailo,, and The Schumacher Group. The AWS Security Blog talked about Controlling Network Access to EC2 Instances Using a Bastion Host. Tuesday, July 23 Building on […]

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Amazon CloudFront & Route 53 Expand to India

During my recent trip to Southeast Asia, several people asked me if we had plans to bring Amazon CloudFront and Route 53 to India. I responded as I always do — that we continue to invest and to expand, that we listen to our users, and that we make use of traffic and usage trends […]

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Empowering the Startup Ecosystem in Singapore With AWS

My colleague Joe Ziegler wrote the report below to recap and summarize the recent Cloud Kata event that we held in conjunction with the AWS Summit in Singapore. — Jeff; Summary AWS held the first Cloud Kata for Startups event in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands on July 17th, bringing together over 800 entrepreneurs, […]

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