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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 Feature: Amazon S3 now supports Object Versioning

We’ve added beta support for Versioning across all Amazon S3 Regions. Versioning provides an additional layer of protection for your S3 objects. You can easily recover from unintended user errors or application failures. You can also use Versioning for data retention and archiving. Once you have enabled Versioning for a particular S3 bucket, any operation […]

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Kindle: more than an e-book reader, it’s a development platform

Last month we announced the forthcoming release of the Kindle Development Kit, a suite of programming interfaces, tools, and documentation that allows you to build active content that you can promote in the Kindle Store. I travel a lot, and I’m seeing more and more Kindles every time I fly. Kindle owners never hesitate to […]

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Debug your Elastic MapReduce job flows in the AWS Management Console

We are excited to announce that weve added support for job flow debugging in the AWS Management Console making Elastic MapReduce even easier to use for developing large data processing and analytics applications.  This capability allows customers to track progress and identify issues in the steps, jobs, tasks, or task attempts of their job flows.  […]

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Server Density – Easy Server Monitoring

The Server Density monitoring service now supports Amazon EC2 using data collected and made available via Amazon CloudWatch and an optional lightweight monitoring agent. Provided as a fully managed hosting service, Server Density can provide a snapshot of server status at any time. Alerts can be triggered from any of the metrics and can be […]

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Job Openings in AWS Developer Resources

I’d like to highlight a few of the nearly one hundred open positions on the AWS team. If you are a software engineer, manager, technical writer, program manager, or product manager and you like to work on cutting-edge projects with world-scale impact, you owe it to yourself to look at these positions. If you are […]

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Cloud MapReduce from Accenture

Accenture is a Global Solution Provider for AWS. As part of their plan to help their clients extend their IT provisioning capabilities into the cloud, they offer a complete Cloud Computing Suite including the Accenture Cloud Computing Accelerator, the Cloud Computing Assessment Tool, the Cloud Computing Data Processing Solution, and the Accenture Web Scaler. Huan […]

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