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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.

New in AWS Marketplace – Enterprise Data Management/Protection from Ionic Security

In the last couple of months I have spoken with several Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) about their offerings. I’ve heard some impressive success stories and am working to share as many of them as possible. Last week I spoke with the founders of Ionic Security to learn more about their product and new AWS Marketplace […]

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New – Worldwide Delivery of Amazon SNS Messages via SMS

Many applications use the Amazon SNS to deliver SMS messages to individuals or to groups. Because SNS is simple and easy to use, you can add push notifications to your application with a modest amount of code. Today we are making SNS even more useful by adding support for worldwide delivery of SMS messages. You […]

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Amazon Elastic File System – Production-Ready in Three Regions

The portfolio of AWS storage products has grown increasingly rich and diverse over time. Amazon S3 started out with a single storage class and has grown to include storage classes for regular, infrequently accessed, and archived objects. Similarly, began with a single volume type and now offers a choice of four types of SAN-style block […]

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Elastic Network Adapter – High Performance Network Interface for Amazon EC2

Many AWS customers create high-performance systems that run across multiple EC2 instances and make good use of all available network bandwidth. Over the years, we have been working to make EC2 an ever-better host for this use case. For example, the CC1 instances were the first to feature 10 Gbps networking. Later, the Enhanced Networking […]

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Guest Post – Zynga Gets in the Game with Amazon Aurora

Long-time AWS customer Zynga is making great use of and other AWS database services. In today’s guest post you can learn about how they use Amazon Aurora to accommodate spikes in their workload. This post was written by Chris Broglie of Zynga. Zynga has long operated various database technologies, ranging from simple in-memory caches like […]

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New AWS Competency – AWS Migration

More and more, I hear from customers who want to migrate large-scale workloads to AWS, and seek advice regarding their cloud migration strategy. We provide customers with a number of cloud migration tools and services, including the AWS Database Migration Service, and resources, such as the AWS Professional Services Cloud Adoption Framework. Further, we have […]

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