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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.

AWS Marketplace Update – Support for ISVs Based in the EU

allows AWS customers to find, buy, and immediately start using cloud-based applications developed by Independent Software Vendors (ISVs).  AWS customers collectively rack up 205 million hours per month of AWS Marketplace usage as they make use of over 2,700 offerings from over 925 ISVs. Support for EU-Based ISVs ISVs based in the European Union can […]

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NOvA uses AWS to Shed Light on Neutrino Mysteries

My colleague Sanjay Padhi wrote the guest post below in order to tell the story of how AWS powered an important scientific discovery. Ghostlike particles called neutrinos are everywhere, cosmic rays bombard us with them, the sun bathes us in them. Though incredibly difficult to detect, they may hold the key to why there is […]

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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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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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Now Open – AWS Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region

We are expanding the AWS footprint again, this time with a new region in Mumbai, India. AWS customers in the area can use the new Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region to better serve end users in India. New Region The new Mumbai region has two Availability Zones, raising the global total to 35. It supports (C4, […]

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