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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.

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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New EC2 Run Command – Remote Instance Management at Scale

When you move from a relatively static and homogeneous computing environment where you have a small number of persistent, well-known servers (or instances, using terminology) to a larger and more dynamic and heterogeneous environment, you may need to think about managing and controlling those instances in a new way. New EC2 Run Command Today we […]

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AWS Week in Review – October 19, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday October 19 Eric Hammond showed you how to Protect Critical SNS Topics from Deletion. ElasticBox shared some IT Insights from AWS re:Invent 2015. We announced that Amazon CodeDeploy is Now Available in the EU (Frankfurt) Region. We announced that Amazon is Now […]

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AWS Week in Review – October 12, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday October 12 The published a Amazon EC2 Container Service at AWS re:Invent Wrap-up. I invited you to Learn About the Newest AWS Services and Attend our October Webinars. The Platform reported on The Custom Gear Inside Amazon’s Cloud. We updated the AWS […]

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