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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.

Introducing AWS Simple Icons for your Architecture Diagrams

Cloud Computing has shifted the focus more than ever to architecture of an application. In order to get the maximum benefit of on-demand infrastructure, it is important to invest time in your architectures. A diagram is worth a thousand words. An architecture diagram is probably worth a million to architects and developers. Its is one […]

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Amazon CloudFront Update – Fall 2011

Amazon CloudFront has been a big hit. We’re adding customers, locations, and features at a rapid clip. Let’s take a look at what’s been going on. Lots of Customers We now have over 20,000 active* CloudFront customers; this is double the number of customers we had at this time last year. Based on a quick […]

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New – AWS Elastic Load Balancing Inside of a Virtual Private Cloud

The popular AWS Elastic Load Balancing Feature is now available within the Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). Features such as SSL termination, health checks, sticky sessions and CloudWatch monitoring can be configured from the AWS Management Console, the command line, or through the Elastic Load Balancing APIs. When you provision an Elastic Load Balancer for your […]

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EC2 Instance Status Monitoring

We have been hard at work on a set of features to help you (and the AWS management tools that you use) have better visibility into the status of your AWS resources. We will be releasing this functionality in stages, starting today. Today’s release gives you visibility into scheduled operational activities that might affect your […]

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