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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 CloudFront Now Supports Streaming Media Content

Amazon CloudFront now supports streaming of media files stored in Amazon S3. You can now use CloudFront to improve access to your static content (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and so forth) as well as your streaming content. We are using version 3.5.2 of the Adobe Flash Media Server (FMS) and we support the RTMP, RTMPT (HTTP […]

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Amazon Virtual Private Cloud Opens Up

I am happy to announce that the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is now available to all current and future Amazon EC2 customers. VPC users are charged only for VPN connection hours and for data transfer, making this a very cost-efficient way to create a secure and seamless bridge between a company’s existing IT infrastructure […]

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AWS Import/Export Goes Global

AWS Import/Export is a fast and reliable alternative to sending large volumes of data across the internet. You can send us a blank storage device and we’ll copy the contents of one or more Amazon S3 buckets to it before shipping it back to you. Or, you can send us a storage device full of […]

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The Economics of AWS

For the past several years, many people have claimed that cloud computing can reduce a company’s costs, improve cash flow, reduce risks, and maximize revenue opportunities. Until now, prospective customers have had to do a lot of leg work to compare the costs of a flexible solution based on cloud computing to a more traditional […]

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