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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.

AWS Direct Connect Heads West

We introduced AWS Direct Connect last month and invited AWS users with a need for a dedicated network connection to the US East (Northern Virginia) Region to give it a try. The service is geared for those who have big data transfer requirements or are looking for more consistent network performance when accessing the cloud. […]

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Amazon Technology Open House – October 4, 2011

I will be keynoting an Amazon Technology Open House at our South Lake Union offices on October 4, 2011. You’ll have the opportunity to meet and to hang out with the leaders of the various AWS services, learn about recent engineering innovations at Amazon, and to win one of two Kindles that we’ll be giving […]

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Jobs at AWS – The Complete List

The AWS team is growing by leaps and bounds. Existing teams are expanding, new teams are being formed, and we’re pushing into new territories. There are so many jobs that our official job site can be a bit difficult to navigate. To make it easier to find the job that is right for you, I […]

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Update for the Seattle AWS User Group for Q3 of 2011

Last night I delivered the following presentation to the Seattle AWS User Group to review and summarize some of the additions we’ve made to AWS over the last couple of quarters: AWS Q3 2011 Update – Seattle AWS User Group View more presentations from Amazon Web Services The presentation went over quite well so I […]

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AWS Summer Startups: TellApart

Over the summer months, we’d like to share a few stories from startups around the world: what are they working on and how they are using the cloud to get things done. Today, we’re profiling one of last year’s finalists from the AWS Start-up Challenge – TellApart, from Burlingame, California! TellAparts application stood out to […]

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Elastic Load Balancer SSL Support Options

We’ve added some additional flexibility to Amazon EC2’s Elastic Load Balancing feature: You can now terminate SSL sessions at the load balancer and then re-encrypt them before they are sent to the back-end EC2 instances. You can now configure the set of ciphers and SSL protocols accepted by the load balancer. You can now configure […]

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AWS Summer Startups: Appscend

Over the summer months, we’d like to share a few stories from startups around the world: what are they working on and how they are using the cloud to get things done. Today, we’re profiling Appscend, from Bucharest, Romania! Appscend is a sign that catching the “startup bug” and being able to run a high-tech […]

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