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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 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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Three New AWS Reference Architectures for E-Commerce

We have updated the AWS Architecture Center with a trio of new reference architectures for e-commerce. Each reference architecture includes a detailed system overview, a detailed architectural diagram, and a list of the AWS services used in the architecture. Here’s what we have: Web Frontend This is a reference architecture for the web frontend of […]

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SAP Business Suite Certification on AWS

I’m pleased to announce that AWS has been certified to host the SAP Business Suite environment (generally known as a “landscape”) in full production mode. This includes the following products: SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) SAP Customer Relationship Management (CRM) SAP Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) […]

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The AWS Report – Russ Dietz of SafeNet

In the latest episode of The AWS Report, I spoke with Russ Dietz of SafeNet to learn more about their security products for AWS: SafeNet’s data protection and security products run on AWS and offer a number of unique features including encryption of Amazon Machine Images and EBS Volumes. — Jeff; Modified 3/12/2021 – In […]

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AWS Week in Review – January 28, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, January 28 We introduced the Amazon Elastic Transcoder. The AWS Java Blog published an article on Subscribing Queues to Topics. The AWS Ruby Blog published part four of an article on IAM Roles for EC2 Instances, focusing on credential management. Tuesday, January […]

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New Locations and Features for the Amazon Simple Workflow Service

The Amazon Simple Workflow Service is a workflow service that you can use to build scalable, resilient applications. You can automate business processes, manage complex cloud applications, or sequence some genes. Today we are making the Simple Workflow Service available in additional AWS Regions. We are also adding additional support for AWS Identity and Access […]

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