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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 Summit 2013 Update

It is Friday afternoon inbox-clearing time for me! Before I abandon my keyboard for the weekend I want to share a few items related to our popular AWS Summit series. For The Record The 2013 summits in New York, Australia, and London opened to capacity crowds in each city. The keynote and breakout talks at […]

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AWS Marketplace – Support for the Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region

The AWS Marketplace is an online store that helps you to find, compare, and immediately start using any one of a large number of software infrastructure components, developer tools, and business solutions, all using 1-Click Deployment. You can now launch AWS Marketplace products in the Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region, with the potential for lower latency […]

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AWS Management Console for AWS GovCloud (US)

The AWS GovCloud (US) was built with government customers in mind. It is an isolated AWS Region designed to allow US government agencies and customers to move sensitive workloads into the cloud. AWS GovCloud (US) adheres to US International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) as well as a variety of other audited and certified compliance […]

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AWS Week in Review – April 15, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Wednesday, April 17 We announced IAM Roles for AWS Elastic Beanstalk. The AWS Ruby Blog discussed Locking Dependency Versions with Bundler. Thursday, April 18 We announced that Amazon S3 now stores 2 trillion objects and handles 1.1 million requests per second. We announced […]

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Amazon Partner Network – New Training and Competencies

The Amazon Partner Network (APN) focuses on helping our partners to build successful AWS-powered businesses by providing them with strong technical, sales, marketing, and go-to-market support. Today we are taking a step forward with the introduction of new training, accreditation, and competencies for APN members. Let’s take a look at each one. Training and AccreditationAs […]

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