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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.

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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Learn about Amazon Redshift in our new Data Warehousing on AWS Class

As our customers continue to look to use their data to help drive their missions forward, finding a way to simply and cost-effectively make use of analytics is becoming increasingly important. That is why I am happy to announce the upcoming availability of Data Warehousing on AWS, a new course that helps customers leverage the […]

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Amazon ElastiCache Update – Export Redis Snapshots to Amazon S3

supports the popular Memcached and Redis in-memory caching engines. While Memcached is generally used to cache results from a slower, disk-based database, Redis is used as a fast, persistent key-value store. It uses replicas and failover to support high availability, and natively supports the use of structured values. Today I am going to focus on […]

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