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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.

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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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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