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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.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Amazon EC2

Earlier today, Red Hat announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL for short) is now available in beta form on Amazon EC2.  This agreement unites Red Hat’s network management, technical support, and application library with the on-demand scalability of the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, allowing customers to create robust, reliable systems which can easily respond […]

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Coming to Portugal

Are you a developer based in Portugal? I’ll be in Lisbon on 13 November for the Codebits conference. I’ll be there a day early (12 November) if you’d like to meet for coffee, or have me brief your team on Amazon Web Services, etc. Simply add your request to the AWS Evangelism Wiki at […]

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Notes From Berlin

Another post from the road In this case the road is a three-week trip to Ireland, Germany, Portugal, and Canada before returning to Seattle. This week Im in Berlin for Web 2.0 Expo and Interop; both are under one roof. Todays announcement that were launching Amazon S3 in Europe has me really excited, given where […]

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Amazon Web Services in India – December 2007

We received several requests from different parts of India for more information about the Amazon Web Services. Hence I am putting together a trip to India in early December. Wipro’s product engineering has already been ahead in the game. We love the Wipro folks and we worked together and co-presented at MySQL Conf 2007, which […]

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Link Roundup for Monday, October 22, 2007

My inbox is overflowing with material for the blog! Here’s what I have: The web-based Bungee Connect development environment now includes support for the Amazon Flexible Payment Service (FPS). Using the new library (which you can read about here), it is easy to create, sign, and issue your FPS requests. You may want to read […]

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CohesiveFT’s Elastic Server

As part of my most recent trip to London I paid a visit to a suite of offices shared by LShift and CohesiveFT. I gave them an in-depth AWS presentation and we also discussed Cohesive’s Elastic Server product. Elastic Server simplifies the process of creating application stacks for use on EC2 and other virtual environments. […]

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Amazon EC2 Gets More Muscle

The Amazon EC2 team just added Large and Extra Large instance types to EC2. The former “one size fits all” instance type is now known as a Small instance. Large instances are 4 times larger in each dimension (CPU power, RAM, and disk storage) than the Small instances and cost $0.40 per hour. Extra Large […]

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Amazon S3 At Your Service

Virtually everyone on the Amazon Web Services team has occasion to interact with our developer customers from time to time. This rich source of product feedback gives us a lot of insight into ways that we can do an even better job of meeting their needs as we grow and enhance each of our web […]

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