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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 Links – Wednesday, February 25, 2009

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New AWS Public Data Sets – Economics, DBpedia, Freebase, and Wikipedia

We have just released four additional AWS public data sets, and have updated another one. In the Economics category, we have added a set of transportation databases from the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Data and statistics are provided for aviation, maritime, highway, transit, rail, pipeline, bike & pedestrian, and other modes of transportation, all […]

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Virtual Stress-free Testing in the Cloud

I am giving a presentation at upcoming FutureTest conference on “Testing in the Cloud”. Using Amazon EC2 for Software Testing  is one of “Lowest-hanging fruit” use cases. In this blog post, I will review some of the highlights of my presentation – some of the cool things the cloud brings to the world of application […]

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Executive Briefing on Cloud Computing

Update: We’ve reached capacity, but we’ll be recording the event and sharing it on our website in the near future. If you are in New York City, I’d like to call your attention to an executive briefing on that will be held at NASDAQ Marketsite in Times Square on Tuesday, March 3rd. This half-day event […]

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AWS Links – Wednesday, February 11, 2009

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IBM Software Available on EC2 With Pay-As-You-Go Licensing Model

We’ve teamed up with IBM to provide software developers with pay-as-you-go access to development and production versions of IBM Information Management database servers, IBM Lotus content management, and IBM WebSphere portal and middleware products, all running on Novell’s SUSE Linux on Amazon EC2. There’s a lot to say, so I’ll summarize the key points up […]

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Amazon DevPay Expands – Linux in Europe, Windows in the US

.li20090209 { padding-bottom:10px; } The official description of Amazon DevPay describes it as “a simple-to-use online billing and account management service that makes it easy for businesses to sell applications that are built in, or run on top of, Amazon Web Services.” In practice developers are able to monetize Amazon EC2 AMIs and Amazon S3 […]

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Amazon FPS advances to General Availability, tops it with a limited time FREE offer

We have exciting news coming out right now! Amazon Flexible Payment Service is now in General Availability – and is easier to use with Amazon FPS Quick Starts. Now you can enable your applications with common payment transactions such as one time payments, recurring payments and pre-payments in hours rather than days. Amazon FPS is […]

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