AWS News Blog

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 – Amazon Simple Workflow Recipes

We launched Amazon Simple Workflow (SWF) earlier this year, introducing a service designed to help developers automate the coordination of work in applications for better scalability and performance. Coordination of work in an application becomes particularly onerous for developers to build when the application needs to manage high volume and/or multiple streams of work concurrently […]

Read More

Archiving Amazon S3 Data to Amazon Glacier

(Editor’s note, April 22, 2022: Since this article was originally published, additional helpful resources have also become available, including Getting started using the Amazon S3 Glacier storage classes and Best practices for archiving large datasets with AWS.)   AWS provides you with a number of data storage options. Today I would like to focus on […]

Read More

Spotlight on Cost: TellApart

Please note: We have updated the Amazon EC2 Spot pricing model as of November, 2017. The new pricing model simplifies purchasing without bidding and with fewer interruptions. Click here to learn more about the updated pricing model. Part of our modus operandi at AWS is to help customers lower the costs of operating their infrastructure. When […]

Read More