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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.

Amazon DynamoDB – Internet-Scale Data Storage the NoSQL Way

We want to make it very easy for you to be able to store any amount of semistructured data and to be able to read, write, and modify it quickly, efficiently, and with predictable performance. We don’t want you to have to worry about servers, disks, replication, failover, monitoring, software installation, configuration, or updating, hardware […]

Additional Reserved Instance Options for Amazon RDS

Hot on the heels of our announcement of Additional Reserved Instance Options for Amazon EC2, I would like to tell you about a similar option for the Amazon Relational Database Service. We have added Light and Heavy Utilization Reserved Instances for the MySQL and Oracle database engines. You can save 30% to 55% of your […]

EC2 Instance Status Checks and Reporting

Instance Status ChecksYou may remember that we recently introduced EC2 Instance Status Monitoring features to give you better visibility into the status of your AWS resources. We began by providing you with information about operational activities that have been scheduled for your EC2 instances. Since then, weve added more functionality. You can now view status […]