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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.

Manage Amazon EC2 With New Web-Based AWS Management Console

Today were announcing the availability of the Web-based AWS Management Console, which in this first release provides management of your Amazon EC2 environment via a point-and-click interface. A number of management tools already exist: for example a popular Firefox extension known as Elasticfox; however as you read more of this post I believe youll agree […]

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Cloud Computing and Biomedical Research Roundtable in San Diego

Cirrhus9 (mentioned yesterday) and Pfizer are co-sponsors of a roundtable discussion on the topic of cloud computing and biomedical research. Amazon CTO Werner Vogels will be in attendance at this unique event, where they’ll discuss the emerging demands of biomedical research and how they can be met using cloud computing. The roundtable will be help […]

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AWS Links – Wednesday, January 7, 2009

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Solve for Efficiency With Amazon Mechanical Turk

This is a quick post about another great use of Amazon Mechanical Turk. Over on Friend Feed Jean-Claude Bradley posted a blog post called Mechanical Turk Does Solubility on Google Spreadsheet, which talks about using Mechanical Turk to process solubility data for the Open Notebook Science Challenge. What I believe is revolutionary here is that […]

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100% on Amazon Web Services: Soocial.com

I’m Simone Brunozzi, technology evangelist for Amazon Web Services in Europe. This period of the year I decided to dedicate some time to better understand how our customers use AWS, therefore I spent some online time with Stefan Fountain and the nice guys at Soocial.com, a “one address book solution to contact management”, and I […]

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AWS Links – Wednesday, December 23, 2008

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Amazon SimpleDB – Now With Select

There’s now a new and somewhat easier way to write SimpleDB queries. In addition to SimpleDB’s existing query language, you can now use select statements which look very similar to standard SQL (Structured Query Language). We made some small changes and additions to the language in order to accomodate SimpleDB’s unique multi-valued attribute model. Here […]

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AWS Links – Wednesday, December 17, 2008

.post20081217img { float:right; margin-left:10px; margin-bottom:10px; border:1px solid black; } .post20081217li { clear:both; padding-bottom:10px; } There are plenty of really good links in my inbox. Here are some of the best: The Oracle TechBlog has the slides from the recent “Oracle in the Cloud” webinar. I know that lots of you have been waiting for these! […]

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