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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.

Amazon S3 POST Support

The Amazon S3 team is looking for feedback on their proposal to support browser-based file uploads. This feature will allow developers to build web-based applications which support upload of local files to Amazon S3 without the need for an intermediate server. If you are interested in helping to shape the definition this feature, you should […]

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New Version of Bungee Connect, with Amazon FPS Support

My friends over at Bungee Labs have just rolled out a new version of their web-based Bungee Connect development tool. New features include better ways to manipulate field, class, and function definitions, a statement completion control, and support for the Subversion revision control system. Bungee Connect is currently in “early access” beta mode. You can […]

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AWS Start-Up Challenge Finalists

We received an incredible number of submissions for the AWS Start-Up Challenge! We’d like to offer our congratulations to all seven of the finalists and we’d also like to thank everyone who submitted an entry. The quality, creativity, and diversity of thought present in the entries was beyond impressive. In the next couple of weeks […]

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Amazon EC2

Earlier today, Red Hat announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL for short) is now available in beta form on Amazon EC2.  This agreement unites Red Hat’s network management, technical support, and application library with the on-demand scalability of the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, allowing customers to create robust, reliable systems which can easily respond […]

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Coming to Portugal

Are you a developer based in Portugal? I’ll be in Lisbon on 13 November for the Codebits conference. I’ll be there a day early (12 November) if you’d like to meet for coffee, or have me brief your team on Amazon Web Services, etc. Simply add your request to the AWS Evangelism Wiki at http://evangelists.wetpaint.com/page/MikeCulverEuropeFall2007. […]

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Notes From Berlin

Another post from the road In this case the road is a three-week trip to Ireland, Germany, Portugal, and Canada before returning to Seattle. This week Im in Berlin for Web 2.0 Expo and Interop; both are under one roof. Todays announcement that were launching Amazon S3 in Europe has me really excited, given where […]

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