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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.

Hot Startups on AWS – June 2016 – Shaadi.com, Capillary, Mondo

Continuing with our focus on hot AWS-powered startups (March and April), I would like to tell you about three more this month: Shaadi.com – Helping South Asians to find a companion for life. Capillary – Boosting customer engagement for e-commerce. Mondo – A mobile-first bank. Shaadi.com Anupam Mittal, founder of Shaadi.com,  was exasperated by the […]

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EC2 Run Command Update – Hybrid and Cross-Cloud Management

We launched EC2 Run Command late last year (read my post, New EC2 Run Command – Remote Instance Management at Scale to learn more). This feature was designed to allow developers, system administrators, and other IT professionals to easily and efficiently manage multiple EC2 instances running Windows or Linux. As I explained in my original […]

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Free Online Training to Help You Learn AWS Security Fundamentals

My colleague Janna Pellegrino shared the guest post below to introduce you to the newest version of our AWS Security Fundamentals Course. Information security is deeply important to our customers. AWS Security Fundamentals is a free, online course that introduces you to fundamental cloud computing and AWS security concepts, including AWS access control and management, […]

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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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