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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 Amazon EC2 Feature: Filtering

Many of our customers create large numbers of EC2 resources. Some of them run hundreds or thousands of EC2 instances, create thousands of EBS volumes, and retain tens of thousands of EBS volume snapshots. This growth has meant that the corresponding Describe APIs (DescribeInstances, DescribeVolumes, and DescribeSnapshots, to name a few) can return results that […]

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Introducing The Amazon Linux AMI

Yes, you read that right. We now have a Linux AMI tuned for AWS! Many of our customers have asked us for a simple starting point for launching their Linux applications inside of Amazon EC2 that is easy to use, regularly maintained, and optimized for the Amazon EC2 environment. Starting today, customers can use Amazon […]

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TKLBAM – Turnkey Linux Backup and Migration

Liraz from Turnkey Linux sent me some information about their newest product TKLBAM – Turnkey Linux Backup and Migration. TKLBAM was designed to be a painless and fully automated backup and restore system that “magically” knows what to backup and what not to backup. They wanted to make sure that testing of backups was easy, […]

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