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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 S3 – Object Expiration

Update (March 2020) – In the years that have passed since this post was published, the number of rules that you can define per bucket has been raised from 100 to 1000. Amazon S3 is a great way to store files for the short or for the long term. If you use S3 to store […]

New – Elastic Network Interfaces in the Virtual Private Cloud

If you look closely at the services and facilities provided by AWS, you’ll see that we’ve chosen to factor architectural components that were once considered elemental (e.g. a server) into multiple discrete parts that you can instantiate and control individually. For example, you can create an EC2 instance and then attach EBS volumes to it […]

Amazon CloudFront – Support for 20 GB Objects

Update May 25, 2021 – CloudFront now supports 30 GB objects, see our documentation here for more information on quotas. Tonight we have a post written by a guest blogger! Alex Dunlap is a Senior Manager on the AWS Team, responsible for Product Management for Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53. Take it away, Alex… […]