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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.

Inbox Catchup

My inbox is overflowing with great things that deserve blog posts of their very own, but since they come in so fast I am going to summarize them in this catchup post. Here’s what I’ve seen recently: Dmitriy Samovskiy wrote about Building a Multisourced Infrastructure Using OpenVPN in the most recent issue of Linux Journal. […]

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Orglex: Using AWS to Build Semantic Web Ontologies

Nik Rao of Orglex wrote to tell me about his site and about how they are using Amazon EC2, S3, and the Alexa Web Information Service to build their site. Orglex is focused on providing information services to industry professionals in vertical markets such as health insurance, clinical trials, and venture capital. Their service has […]

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Vote For Your Favorite AWS-Powered Sites

Voting for the 2008 Webware awards is now underway. Please consider voting for your favorite AWS-powered sites including these. Click Site to visit the site or Vote to begin the voting process. Animoto – Site – Vote  Basecamp – Site – Vote Coghead – Site – Vote G.ho.st – Site – Vote iLike – Site […]

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AWS Jobs

Jungle Disk is looking for a C/C++ developer to work directly on the product, and for a C#/ASP.Net developer to work on the web site. More info can be found in Jungle Dave’s blog post. Ronald Lewis is offering a 10% discount on EC2-based consulting jobs. — Jeff; PS – I will be happy to […]

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New Zealand Trip Report

If there was ever any doubt about the power each of us have, this week proved that one person makes a real difference. I am midway two-week trip to New Zealand and Australia, and writing this post from New Zealand. The person that Im talking about is Nick Joneslet me explain how this evangelism trip […]

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Bungee Connect Opens up and Adds Amazon SimpleDB Access

My friends at Bungee Labs have rolled out the newest release of Bungee Connect, their browser-based application development and hosting platform. They have also released a library which makes it really easy to make calls to Amazon SimpleDB. The library wraps all of the SimpleDB SOAP calls and handles all of the authentication as well. […]

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S3 Stat – Usage Stats for S3 Files

S3Stat is a log analysis tool for Amazon S3. This very helpful tool uses the log files generated by S3, analyzes them using Webalizer, and generates a variety of insightful and colorful reports. I have been using S3Stat on one of my own buckets for the last couple of months and have been pleased with […]

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