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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 Aurora Update – Parallel Read Ahead, Faster Indexing, NUMA Awareness

is currently the fastest-growing AWS service! As a relational database designed for the cloud (read Amazon Aurora – New Cost-Effective MySQL-Compatible Database Engine for Amazon RDS to learn more), Aurora offers great performance, effortless storage scaling all the way up to 64 TB, durability, and high availability. Because Aurora was designed to be compatible with […]

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Infographic – Top 5 Findings: Global Knowledge’s IT Skills and Salary Report

As we see more customers transition their business to the cloud, we are also seeing increased demand in the market for skilled IT professionals who are capable of designing, deploying, and operating applications and infrastructure on AWS. IT certifications are considered a gold standard for validating technical proficiency and one’s ability to perform on the […]

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AWS Hot Startups – August 2016

Back with her second guest post, Tina Barr talks about four more hot startups! This month we are featuring four hot AWS-powered startups: Craftsvilla – Offering a platform to purchase ethnic goods. SendBird – Helping developers build 1-on-1 messaging and group chat quickly. Teletext.io – A solution for content management, without the system. Wavefront – […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 22, 2016

Here’s the first community-driven edition of the AWS Week in Review. In response to last week’s blog post (AWS Week in Review – Coming Back With Your Help!), 9 other contributors helped to make this post a reality. That’s a great start; let’s see if we can go for 20 this week. Monday August 22 […]

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