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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.

DynamoDB Local for Desktop Development

Would you like to be able to write and test code that uses the Amazon DynamoDB API even if you have no network connection and without incurring any usage charges (AWS Free Usage Tier notwithstanding)? If so, you are going to love our new DynamoDB Local test tool. DynamoDB Local is a client-side database that […]

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The AWS Report – Karl Van den Bergh of Jaspersoft

In the latest episode of The AWS Report, I spoke with Karl van Den Bergh of Jaspersoft to learn more about what it means to be a commercial provider of open source business intelligence software. We discussed their business model, integration with Amazon Redshift, use of the AWS Marketplace (here’s their listing), how to get […]

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The AWS Report – James Hirmas of JHC Technology

In the latest episode of The AWS Report, I spoke with James Hirmas of JHC Technology to learn how they are moving government, commercial, and non-profit organizations to the AWS Cloud. James talked about the challenges that they face as they do so, and outlined their CORE solution. He also described their methodology for extracting […]

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AWS Week in Review – September 2, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, September 2 This was a US holiday and nothing of note happened in AWS-land. Tuesday, September 3 We launched the New AWS Command Line Interface. The AWS .NET Developer Blog discussed the EC2Metadata utility. Wednesday, September 4 We announced that Amazon ElastiCache […]

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