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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.

Scalable Session Handling in PHP Using Amazon DynamoDB

Jeremy Lindblom of the AWS Developer Services team put together the following guest post to show PHP developers how to store session data in Amazon DynamoDB. — Jeff; The DynamoDB Session Handler is a new feature of the AWS SDK for PHP which allows developers to utilize Amazon DynamoDB the brand new NoSQL database service […]

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AWS CloudFormation Can Now Create Virtual Private Clouds

AWS CloudFormation lets you  describe stacks of related AWS resources (EC2 instances, Elastic IP addresses, RDS DB Instances, and much more) using a template. The template can include runtime parameters, allowing you to customize each stack as you create it. CloudFormation automatically creates resources in dependency-based order; you simply tell it which resources you need […]

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DynamoDB Scales Out to Three New Locations

Effectively immediately, Amazon DynamoDB is available in three additional AWS Regions. Here’s the complete list: US East (Northern Virginia) EU (Ireland) Asia Pacific (Tokyo) US West (Northern California) – New US West (Oregon) – New Asia Pacific (Singapore) – New You can find the complete list of HTTP and HTTPS service endpoints here. For more […]

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AWS Week In Review – April 16, 2012

I spent a week of vacation offline and managed to avoid email, web sites, and news feeds for the vast majority of the time. Now that I’m back, I thought I’d ease my way back in to blogging with a recap of last week’s events: Monday, April 16th – We launched the AWS Partner Network […]

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