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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.

New – Cloud NGFW for AWS

In 2018 I wrote about AWS Firewall Manager (Central Management for Your Web Application Portfolio) and showed you how you could host multiple applications, perhaps spanning multiple AWS accounts and regions, while maintaining centralized control over your organization’s security settings and profile. In the same way that Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) supports multiple database […]

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New – Customer Carbon Footprint Tool

Carbon is the fourth-most abundant element in the universe, and is also a primary component of all known life on Earth. When combined with oxygen it creates carbon dioxide (CO2). Many industrial activities, including the burning of fossil fuels such as coal and oil, release CO2 into the atmosphere and cause climate change. As part […]

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New – Additional Checksum Algorithms for Amazon S3

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is designed to provide 99.999999999% (11 9s) of durability for your objects and for the metadata associated with your objects. You can rest assured that S3 stores exactly what you PUT, and returns exactly what is stored when you GET. In order to make sure that the object is […]

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Amazon Elastic File System Update – Sub-Millisecond Read Latency

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) was announced in early 2015 and became generally available in 2016. We launched EFS in order to make it easier for you to build applications that need shared access to file data. EFS is (and always has been) simple and serverless: you simply create a file system, attach it […]

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New – Replication for Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) allows EC2 instances, AWS Lambda functions, and containers to share access to a fully-managed file system. First announced in 2015 and generally available in 2016, Amazon EFS delivers low-latency performance for a wide variety of workloads and can scale to thousands of concurrent clients or connections. Since the 2016 […]

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