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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 AWS Toolkit for Eclipse

We want to make the process of building, testing, and deploying applications on Amazon EC2 as simple and efficient as possible. Modern web applications typically run in clustered environments comprised of one or more servers. Unfortunately, setting up a cluster can involve locating, connecting, configuring and maintaining a significant amount of hardware. Once this has […]

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Announcing Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances

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Links for March 9th

.hr20090309 { color: orange; background-color: orange; height: 4px; border: 0; } Catching up on a variety of interesting topics today. Some of these have been lingering in my inbox for quite a while — others are hot off the wire. In every case though, the result of innovation continues to amaze and impress! Today I […]

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JumpBox Rapid Trials on EC2

Late last year I blogged about JumpBox . I talked about how their lineup of public EC2 AMIs really streamlined the process of getting started with a number of powerful open source applications. Earlier this week, Sean and Kimbro of JumpBox told me about their newest development, the JumpBox Rapid Trial. Powered by EC2, the […]

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Success stories from Europe and Asia

Hello again, readers, this is Simone Brunozzi, technology evangelist for AWS in Europe! As you know, my job implies lots of travel.  It’s a great chance to meet with AWS enthusiasts and customers.  Along the way, I’ve come across some great success stories. Industria , Iceland Industria’s mission is to improve the TV viewing experience […]

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A True Bollywood Tale

One of my favorite parts of my job is meeting people and watching them innovate with Cloud technology. So I want to tell you about a recent weekend trip to the Bay Area. Last weekend I was in Mountain View, CA to attend OpenSocials WeekendApps event. This was held at the Googleplex, and was designed […]

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