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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.

New Version of Bungee Connect, with Amazon FPS Support

My friends over at Bungee Labs have just rolled out a new version of their web-based Bungee Connect development tool. New features include better ways to manipulate field, class, and function definitions, a statement completion control, and support for the Subversion revision control system. Bungee Connect is currently in “early access” beta mode. You can […]

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AWS Start-Up Challenge Finalists

We received an incredible number of submissions for the AWS Start-Up Challenge! We’d like to offer our congratulations to all seven of the finalists and we’d also like to thank everyone who submitted an entry. The quality, creativity, and diversity of thought present in the entries was beyond impressive. In the next couple of weeks […]

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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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