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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 Week in Review – February 11, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, February 11 You can now Create a Backup Website Using Route 53 DNS Failover and S3 Website Hosting. Tuesday, February 12 A new post on the AWS Java Blog shows you how to Manage Multiple Accounts with the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse. […]

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Amazon Redshift – Now Broadly Available

We announced Amazon Redshift, our fast and powerful, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service, late last year (see my earlier blog post for more info). As we often do with complex new services, we started out by making a limited preview version of Redshift available by invitation. Today I am happy to announce that Amazon […]

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Amazon RDS Price Reduction for Multi-AZ Deployments

When you create a Multi-AZ Database Instance using the Amazon Relational Database Service, we automatically create a standby instance which maintains an up-to-date copy of the primary database. If the primary database goes down due to a instance, storage, or network issue, Amazon RDS automatically initiates a failover from primary to secondary and also creates […]

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AWS Week in Review – February 4, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, February 4 I published a new episode of The AWS Report featuring Russ Dietz of SafeNet. The Relational Database Service now supports Event Subscriptions. Tuesday, February 5 The AWS Java Blog published an article on the topic of Working With AWS CloudFormation […]

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AWS CloudFormation Tagging of Amazon S3 and Amazon RDS

Last summer, I introduced cost allocation reports and tagging, a new system that allows you to organize and track your AWS resources and their associated cost. I also mentioned that well incrementally make this feature bigger and better over time. Today, Im glad to announce that AWS CloudFormation has added support for tagging Amazon S3 […]

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