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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.

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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AWS Import/Export Now in Singapore

You can now use the AWS Import/Export service to import and export data into and out of Amazon S3 buckets in the Asia Pacific (Singapore) Region via portable storage devices with eSATA USB 2.0, and SATA interfaces. You can ship us a device loaded with data and we’ll copy it to the S3 bucket of […]

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Transloadit – Realtime Video Encoding on Amazon EC2

Felix Geisendrfer of Debuggable wrote in to tell me about Transloadit. He told me that they now support real-time video encoding using a number of Amazon EC2 instances. Whereas prior transcoding solutions waited for the entire video to be uploaded, Transloadit runs the encoding process directly on the incoming data stream, using the popular node.js […]

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Another New Edge Location for Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53

We’ve just opened up an additional edge location for Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53. Located in picturesque Jacksonville, Florida, this new edge location enjoys long walks on the beach and responding to requests for content (CloudFront) and IP addresses (Route 53) from requesters in the southeast United States. This location brings the total number […]

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Run Oracle Applications on Amazon EC2 Now!

Earlier this year I discussed our plans to allow you to run a wide variety of Oracle applications on Amazon EC2 in the near future. The future is finally here; the following applications are now available as AMIs for use with EC2: Oracle PeopleSoft CRM 9.1 PeopleTools Oracle PeopleSoft CRM 9.1 Database Oracle PeopleSoft ELM […]

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VM Import – Bring Your VMware Images to The Cloud

If you have invested in virtualization to meet IT security, compliance, or configuration management requirements and are now looking at the cloud as the next step toward the future, I’ve got some good news for you. VM Import lets you bring existing VMware images (VMDK files) to Amazon EC2. You can import “system disks” containing […]

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