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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.

GameStop – Moving a Mission-Critical Multichannel Marketing Platform to AWS

GameStop sells new and pre-owned video game hardware, software, and accessories, consumer electronics, and wireless services. With over 7,000 retail locations spread across 14 countries, the company sells to and interacts with millions of customers every day. In addition to their retail locations, they follow an omni-channel strategy and run a loyalty program with over […]

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Scale Your Security Vulnerability Testing with Amazon Inspector

My colleague Eric Fitzgerald wrote the guest post below in order to show you how to use an AWS Lambda function to forward Amazon Inspector findings to your ticketing and workflow systems. At AWS Re:Invent 2015 we announced Amazon Inspector, our security vulnerability assessment service that helps customers test for security vulnerabilities early and often.  […]

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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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