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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 – March 14, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday March 14 We announced that the Developer Preview of AWS SDK for C++ is Now Available. We celebrated Ten Years in the AWS Cloud. We launched Amazon EMR 4.4.0 with Sqoop, HCatalog, Java 8, and More. The announced the Launch of AWS […]

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Additional Failover Control for Amazon Aurora

is a fully-managed, MySQL-compatible, relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source database (read my post, Amazon Aurora – New Cost-Effective MySQL-Compatible Database Engine for Amazon RDS, to learn more). Aurora allows you create up to 15 read replicas to increase read […]

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Thank You Splunk – We’re Happy to be Your Alliance Partner

The helps our partners to build successful businesses around AWS. Members of APN provide consulting services (APN Consulting Partners) or software solutions (APN Technology Partners) that are integrated with the AWS platform. I am happy to be able announce that AWS Advanced Technology Partner Splunk (read their APN entry) has named Amazon Web Services to […]

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AWS Week in Review – March 7, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday March 7 We launched Notifications for AWS CodeCommit. We announced that New AWS Accounts Now Default to Long EC2 Resource IDs. The showed you How to Automate Restricting Access to a VPC by Using AWS IAM and AWS CloudFormation. Botmetric talked about […]

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