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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 FSx for Lustre Update: Persistent Storage for Long-Term, High-Performance Workloads

Last year I wrote about Amazon FSx for Lustre and told you how our customers can use it to create pebibyte-scale, highly parallel POSIX-compliant file systems that serve thousands of simultaneous clients driving millions of IOPS (Input/Output Operations per Second) with sub-millisecond latency. As a managed service, Amazon FSx for Lustre makes it easy for […]

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New Desktop Client for AWS Client VPN

We launched AWS Client VPN last year so that you could use your OpenVPN-based clients to securely access your AWS and on-premises networks from anywhere (read Introducing AWS Client VPN to Securely Access AWS and On-Premises Resources to learn more). As a refresher, this is a fully-managed elastic VPN service that scales the number of […]

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AWS DataSync Update – Support for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

AWS DataSync helps you to move large amounts of data into and out of the AWS Cloud. As I noted in New – AWS DataSync – Automated and Accelerated Data Transfer, our customers use DataSync for their large-scale migration, upload & process, archiving, and backup/DR use cases. Amazon FSx for Windows File Server gives you […]

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New – T3 Instances on Dedicated Single-Tenant Hardware

T3 instances use a burst pricing model that allows you to host general purpose workloads at low cost, with access to sustainable, full-core performance when needed. You can choose from seven different sizes and receive an assured baseline amount of processing power, courtesy of custom high frequency Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors. Our customers use them […]

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CloudEndure Highly Automated Disaster Recovery – 80% Price Reduction

AWS acquired CloudEndure last year. After the acquisition we began working with our new colleagues to integrate their products into the AWS product portfolio. CloudEndure Disaster Recovery is designed to help you minimize downtime and data loss. It continuously replicates the contents of your on-premises, virtual, or cloud-based systems to a low-cost staging area in […]

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Urgent & Important – Rotate Your Amazon RDS, Aurora, and Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) Certificates

Feb 5th, 2020: We’ve made an edit to this post. Previously, we had communicated that between February 5 and March 5, 2020, RDS would automatically stage the new certificates on RDS database instances without a restart. Based on customer feedback and to give customers as much time as possible to complete updates, RDS will neither […]

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