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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.

Cloud-powered Software Development LifeCycle – Innovative Social Gaming and LBS Platform in the AWS Cloud – TAPTIN

As AWS technology evangelists, we often meet startups working on cool stuff.  Every so often we discover startups that have done incredible things on AWS.  Recently, I came across Navitas, a Berkeley-based company with development teams in Silicon Valley, Ecuador, and Thailand. Since I am deeply interested in location-based services and geo apps in the […]

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FedCloud – AWS Resources for the Federal Government

We’ve partnered with Apptis to make FISMA-compliant cloud services available to the United States Government at FedCloud. Apptis has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract from the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide cloud computing Infrastructure as a Service. Under the agreement, Apptis will use AWS to provide technology infrastructure that enables government […]

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AWS Office Hours – November 10, 2010

We really enjoy talking to our users and learning from them. Next month we’re going to hold an interactive online Q&A session to give you the chance to ask technical and business questions. The first session will focus on Amazon EC2 and will take place at 9 AM PST on November 10, 2010. We’ll be […]

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Upcoming AWS Events in Asia

Interest for AWS is constantly growing in the APAC region, therefore I want to share with you some upcoming events in Asia. Oct 19th, New Delhi, India, 5:45pm-10:00pm: AWS Cloud Computing event at Hyatt Regency Delhi – Bhikaiji Cama Place (registration closed). Oct 20th, Mumbai, India, 5:45pm-10:00pm: AWS Cloud Computing event at The Leela Kempinski […]

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AWS Elastic Load Balancing: Support for SSL Termination

You can now create a highly scalable, load-balanced web site using multiple Amazon EC2 instances, and you can easily arrange for the entire HTTPS encryption and decryption process (generally known as SSL termination) to be handled by an Elastic Load Balancer. Your users can benefit from encrypted communication with very little operational overhead or administrative […]

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