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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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Local Secondary Indexes for Amazon DynamoDB

You can now create local secondary indexes for Amazon DynamoDB tables. These indexes provide give you the power to query your tables in new ways, and can also increase retrieval efficiency. What’s a Local Secondary Index?The local secondary index model builds on DynamoDB’s existing key model. Up until today you would have to select one […]