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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.

Vodafone DreamLab – Accelerating Cancer Research

Continuing what is quickly turning in to series of customer stories, I would like to turn the keyboard over to our friends at Vodafone! You may have seen an interesting application called DreamLab circulating on the internet and social media in the past couple of weeks, and we thought we’d give you some insight into […]

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How The Healthcare of Tomorrow is Being Delivered Today

My colleagues Jessica Beegle and Angel Pizarro wrote the guest post below to introduce you to an exciting new approach to healthcare! Precision Medicine is an emerging approach for disease prevention and treatment that takes into account a person’s individual variation in genes, lifestyle, and environment. At AWS, we are proud to support the White […]

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AWS Marketplace Adds SharePoint Enterprise

makes it simple for you to discover, buy, and deploy many different types of software packages and applications including Network Infrastructure, Security, Web Apps, Business Intelligence, Big Data, DevOps, Media, and Storage / Backup. Access to SharePoint Enterprise I am happy to be able to announce that SharePoint Enterprise is now available to purchase and […]

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AWS Week in Review – February 15, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday February 15 The talked about What’s Next for Lumberyard. The published a Practical Guide to Cloud Migration. The showed our partners how to Securely Access Customer AWS Accounts Using Cross-Account IAM Roles. The showed you How to Automate HIPAA Compliance (Part 1 […]

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Amazon RDS Update – Support for MySQL 5.7

You can now launch Amazon RDS database instances that run MySQL 5.7 . This release of MySQL offers a number of performance, scalability, and security enhancements. Here are some of the most important and relevant ones: Native support for JSON data and a set of built-in JSON functions (JSON_ARRAY, JSON_OBJECT, JSON_QUOTE, JSON_CONTAINS, JSON_CONTAINS_PATH, JSON_EXTRACT, JSON_KEYS, […]

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Announcing the AWS Pop-Up Loft in Tel Aviv

The AWS Pop-up Lofts in San Francisco and New York have become hubs and working spaces for developers, entrepreneurs, students, and others who are interested in working with and learning more about AWS. They come to learn, code, meet, collaborate, ask questions, and to hang out with other like-minded folks. I am happy to announce […]

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US Veterans Now Eligible For AWS Certification Exam Reimbursement

Service members returning from active duty can face many challenges—including finding a new job or even a new career. To help veterans succeed, we’ve worked with the Department of Veterans Affairs to make AWS Certification exams eligible for VA reimbursement under the GI Bill’s education provision. About AWS Certifications AWS Certifications recognize IT professionals with […]

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