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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.

iPhone Console for EC2

This is a very brief post to call your attention to yet more innovation in the Amazon Web Services ecosystem: in this case an iPhone console application that monitors and controls your Amazon EC2 environment. David Kavanagh and company cooked this up over at directThought. My mind immediately went to “Sitting in Maui, umbrella drink […]

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News from Europe

[post by Simone Brunozzi, AWS Technology Evangelist in Europe, email: simoneb at amazon dot com] Greetings everyone, I want to update you on some cool news regarding events and trips in Europe in the next few weeks: – Monday, February 2nd and 3rd, London, UKI keynote the Powered by Cloud conference, speaking at 4pm on […]

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AWS Links – Tuesday, January 27, 2009

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Mainframes in the Cloud?

Almost! Micro Focus just deployed a managed mainframe emulation environment that runs on top of Amazon EC2. The beauty of this environment is that you can execute CICS or IMS code in the cloud, essentially unmodified. Micro Focus innovation has three significant benefits: (a) your existing code investment is protected, (b) costs are much, much […]

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SimpleDB Developer’s Brown Bag

You are invited to join the Amazon SimpleDB team on Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 9am PST for the first session of our new Developers Brown Bag. During these once monthly webinar sessions, developers will hear from the technical experts behind SimpleDB, and have the opportunity to engage in live Q&A. Interested developers may register […]

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CloudFront Management Tool Roundup

Amazon CloudFront was designed to make it really easy to distribute content to users at high speed with low latency. Here are some new tools which provide a nice end-user interface to CloudFront. The newest Freeware release of the CloudBerry Explorer now includes CloudFront support. You can create and manage distributions, assign CNAMES, and even […]

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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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