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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 – August 31, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 31 The explained The Fine Art of Node.JS Coding in AWS Lambda. We announced that you can now Subscribe to AWS Public IP Address Changes via Amazon SNS. We announced Resource-Oriented Bidding for EC2 Spot Instances. The explained Why You Should […]

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AWS Webinars – September, 2015

I have always advised my family, friends, colleagues, and audiences to plan to spend some time learning something new every day. If you don’t take responsibility for your own continued education, you can soon find that you have fallen far behind your peers! If you are interested in staying current with AWS, I have a […]

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New AWS Quick Start – Magento for E-Commerce

Magento is a very popular open-source content management system for e-commerce sites. Sellers and developers appreciate its open architecture, flexibility, extensibility (hundreds of extensions), and back-end workflows that can be tailored to fit the unique needs of each customer. Magento Community Edition (Magento CE) Magento Enterprise Edition (Magento EE) are popular among our customers. Some […]

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Welcome to our New Colleagues at Elemental

Earlier today we announced that we had reached an agreement to acquire Elemental Technologies of Portland, Oregon. Elemental has pioneered a number of software-based solutions for multiscreen content delivery and powers many of the world’s most innovative app-delivered video offerings and new services like 4K TV. Elemental customers use its software to process and deliver […]

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Amazon S3 Update – CloudTrail Integration

You can now use AWS CloudTrail to track bucket-level operations on your buckets.  The tracked operations include creation and deletion of buckets, modifications to access controls, changes to lifecycle policies, and changes to cross-region replication settings. AWS CloudTrail records API activity in your AWS account and delivers the resulting log files to a designated S3 […]

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Introducing the AWS SDK for C++

My colleague Jonathan Henson sent me a guest post to introduce a brand-new AWS SDK! — Jeff; After a long effort, we are proud to announce an open-source C++ SDK for scaling your native applications with Amazon Web Services. The AWS SDK for C++ is a modern C++ interface with lightweight dependencies. We designed it […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 24, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 24 We announced Enhanced DynamoDB Metrics. We announced Updated AWS CloudFormation Support for Amazon VPC, AWS Lambda, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon RDS, and Amazon S3. Ylastic announced some AWS Resource Expiration Checks. Cloudonaut showed you how to Monitor Your AWS Account […]

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