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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 Week in Review – October 26, 2015

I have been traveling and got behind on my Week in Review posts. Here’s the day-by-day for late October; I’ll catch up on everything else (code, presentations, videos, events, and so forth) in the post for the week of November 9th. Monday October 26 We announced the New EC2 Run Command for Remote Instance Management […]

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City on a Cloud Challenge Winners – 2015

The Challenge Our City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge was designed to encourage local governments to use AWS to create innovative solutions to problems faced by local governments in the United States and other countries. Each year, we recognize winners in three categories: Best Practices, Dream Big, and Partners in Innovation. Over the years that […]

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New Prep Class for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Exam

Are you planning to take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional exam? If so, we have a new full-day workshop to help you prepare. The new AWS Certification Exam Readiness Workshop provides an overview of the concepts and knowledge areas covered on the Solutions Architect—Professional exam, and walks you through the exam structure and question […]

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EC2 VPC VPN Update – NAT Traversal, Additional Encryption Options, and More

You can use to create a logically isolated section of the AWS Cloud. Within the VPC, you can define your desired IP address range, create subnets, configure route tables, and so forth. You can also use a network gateway to connect the VPC to your existing on-premises network using a hardware Virtual Private Network (VPN) […]

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New AWS Public Data Set – Real-Time and Archived NEXRAD Weather Data

My colleague Ariel Gold wrote the guest post below to introduce the newest AWS Public Data Set. — Jeff;   You can now access real-time and archival NEXRAD weather radar data as an AWS Public Data Set. The Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD) is a network of 160 high-resolution Doppler radar sites that detects precipitation […]

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