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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 – April 2016 – Robinhood, Dubsmash, Sharethrough

Continuing with our focus on hot AWS-powered startups (see Hot Startups on AWS – March 2016 for more info), this month I would like to tell you about: Robinhood – Free stock trading to democratize access to financial markets. Dubsmash – Bringing joy to communication through video. Sharethrough – An all-in-one native advertising platform. Robinhood […]

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They’re Here – Longer EBS and Storage Gateway Resource IDs Now Available

Last November I let you know that were were planning to increase the length of the resource IDs for EC2 instances, reservations, EBS volumes, and snapshots in 2016. Early this year I showed you how to opt in to the new format for EC2 instances and EC2 reservations. Effective today you can now opt in […]

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Machine Learning, Recommendation Systems, and Data Analysis at Cloud Academy

In today’s guest post, Alex Casalboni and Giacomo Marinangeli of Cloud Academy discuss the design and development of their new Inspire system. Our Challenge Mixing technology and content has been our mission at Cloud Academy since the very early days. We are builders and we love technology, but we also know content is king. Serving […]

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AWS Week in Review – April 18, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday April 18 We announced that AWS CodePipeline Now Integrates with AWS CodeCommit. We announced that AWS CloudFormation Now Supports Amazon API Gateway, and Includes Improved Support for CloudWatch Events and AWS WAF. The talked about Serverless Service Discovery (Part 1 – Getting […]

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AWS Webinars – April 2016

Our 2016 series of webinars continues with a strong set of 200-level topics in April. The webinars are free, but space is limited and you should sign up ahead of time if you would like to attend. Here’s what we have on the calendar for the last week of April (all times are Pacific): Tuesday, […]

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AWS Week in Review – April 11, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday April 11 We announced that the AWS Database Migration Service Now Supports Advanced Table and Schema Mapping. We announced that you can Easily Create New Amazon Redshift Datasources in Amazon ML by Copying Existing Datasource Settings. We updated the Amazon Kinesis Agent […]

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