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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 Free Tier Data Transfer Expansion – 100 GB From Regions and 1 TB From Amazon CloudFront Per Month

The AWS Free Tier has been around since 2010 and allows you to use generous amounts of over 100 different AWS services. Some services offer free trials, others are free for the first 12 months after you sign up, and still others are always free, up to a per-service maximum. Our intent is to make […]

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AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF) 3.0 is Now Available

The AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF) is designed to help you to build and then execute a comprehensive plan for your digital transformation. Taking advantage of AWS best practices and lessons learned from thousands of customer engagements, the AWS CAF will help you to identify and prioritize transformation opportunities, evaluate and improve your cloud […]

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New – EC2 Instances Powered by Gaudi Accelerators for Training Deep Learning Models

There are more applications today for deep learning than ever before. Natural language processing, recommendation systems, image recognition, video recognition, and more can all benefit from high-quality, well-trained models. The process of building such a model is iterative: construct an initial model, train it on the ground truth data, do some test inferences, refine the […]

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Amazon QuickSight Q – Business Intelligence Using Natural Language Questions

Making sense of business data so that you can get value out of it is worthwhile yet still challenging. Even though the term Business Intelligence (BI) has been around since the mid-1800s (according to Wikipedia) adoption of contemporary BI tools within enterprises is still fairly low. Amazon QuickSight was designed to make it easier for […]

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AWS Cloud Builders – Career Transformation & Personal Growth

Long-time readers of this blog know that I firmly believe in the power of education to improve lives. AWS Training and Certification equips people and organizations around the world with cloud computing education to build and validate cloud computing skills. With demand for cloud skills and experience at an all-time high, there’s never been a […]

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