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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 Elastic Beanstalk Concepts

In this post I would like to introduce you to some of the principal concepts behind AWS Elastic Beanstalk. This information should be helpful to you as you read the remaining blog posts in this collection. Here are the terms that you need to know: An Application is a collection of Elastic Beanstalk application versions […]

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New Screencast: Building a High Performance Cluster

From aeronautics to genomics to financial services, High Performance Computing is becoming a common requirement in many fields of industry and academia. Traditionally, the barrier to entry into this area has remained high, with the expertise and cost needed to provide such facilities proving to be prohibitive. With Amazon EC2’s Cluster Compute instances, extremely high […]

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New Webinar: High Availability Websites

As part of a new, monthly hands on series of webinars, I’ll be giving a technical review of building, managing and maintaining high availability websites and web applications using Amazons cloud computing platform. Hosting websites and web applications is a very common use of our services, and in this webinar we’ll take a hands-on approach […]

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AWS Policy Generator

The new AWS Policy Generator simplifies the process of creating policy documents for the Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), Amazon S3, the Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS), and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM). You begin by selecting the type of policy that you’d like to create. I’ll create an IAM policy for this post. […]

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Webinar – Analytics in the Cloud With Deepak Singh

On January 27, 2010, Deepak Singh, PhD (Senior Business Development Director for AWS and author of the Business, Bytes, Genes, and Molecules blog) will discuss Analytics in the Cloud in a live webinar. Deepak will explain how businesses of any size can rapidly and cost-effectively analyze data sets of any size. The webinar is free […]

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