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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.

A True Bollywood Tale

One of my favorite parts of my job is meeting people and watching them innovate with Cloud technology. So I want to tell you about a recent weekend trip to the Bay Area. Last weekend I was in Mountain View, CA to attend OpenSocials WeekendApps event. This was held at the Googleplex, and was designed […]

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AWS Links – Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Ok folks, it is Wednesday, and that means it is time for another in my continued series of posts about what’s happening in the Amazon Web Services world! With 490,000 developers in our program, there’s always plenty to talk about. I write these posts using source material drawn from emailed hints, clues that I find […]

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New AWS Public Data Sets – Economics, DBpedia, Freebase, and Wikipedia

We have just released four additional AWS public data sets, and have updated another one. In the Economics category, we have added a set of transportation databases from the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Data and statistics are provided for aviation, maritime, highway, transit, rail, pipeline, bike & pedestrian, and other modes of transportation, all […]

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Virtual Stress-free Testing in the Cloud

I am giving a presentation at upcoming FutureTest conference on “Testing in the Cloud”. Using Amazon EC2 for Software Testing  is one of “Lowest-hanging fruit” use cases. In this blog post, I will review some of the highlights of my presentation – some of the cool things the cloud brings to the world of application […]

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Executive Briefing on Cloud Computing

Update: We’ve reached capacity, but we’ll be recording the event and sharing it on our website in the near future. If you are in New York City, I’d like to call your attention to an executive briefing on Cloud Computing that will be held at NASDAQ Marketsite in Times Square on Tuesday, March 3rd. This […]

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AWS Links – Wednesday, February 11, 2009

As always, my inbox is simply overflowing with new and innovative AWS-powered applications. Here’s just some of what I’ve received in the last week or two: cool applications from Direct Thought, Zemanta, Jooners, Ylastic, enStratus; Solaris on EC2 from Sun; a job opening at Family Link; a Java library for SimpleDB; system software from AsterData […]

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