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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.

AWS Events for March 2011

We have a plethora of trade shows, live events and webinars on our calendar for March of 2011. First, the trade shows and live events: March 1 – Chicago AWS User Group Meetup. March 2-4 – Game Developers Conference (San Francisco, CA). March 2-3 – Nikkei BP Cloud Days (Tokyo, Japan). March 5-7 – ESRI […]

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AWS CloudFormation in the AWS Management Console

The AWS Management Console now includes full support for AWS CloudFormation. You can create stacks from templates, monitor the creation process, access the parameters and the outputs, and terminate the stack when you are done with it. As is my custom, here’s a tour! Start out on the AWS CloudFormation tab. This tab displays all […]

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Upcoming Event: AWS Tech Summit, London

I’m very pleased to invite you all to join the AWS team in London, for our first Tech Summit of 2011. We’ll take a quick, high level tour of the Amazon Web Services cloud platform before diving into the technical detail of how to build highly available, fault tolerant systems, host databases and deploy Java applications […]

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Attend 6-hour AWS Workshop at Cloud Connect

Attend the Amazon Web Services Workshop at Cloud Connect Knowing all the AWS services is one thing knowing when and where to use which one is a completely different issue. This workshop will not only help you understand different AWS Infrastructure services but also show you how to use them so that you can take […]

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New AWS Console Features: Forced Detach, Termination Protection

We’ve added two new features to the AWS Management Console: forced detach of EBS volumes and termination protection. Forced DetachFrom time to time an Elastic Block Storage (EBS) volume will refuse to cleanly detach itself from an EC2 instance. This can occur for several reasons, including continued system or user activity on the volume. Under […]

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Host Your Static Website on Amazon S3

We’ve added some new features to Amazon S3 to make it even better at hosting static websites. Customers have been hosting their images and video for their websites on Amazon S3 for a long time. However, it was not that easy to host your entire website on S3. Why? If a user enters a site […]

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