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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 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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Hot Startups on AWS – March 2016

We love startups! When energy, enthusiasm, creativity, and passion for changing the world come together to build new and exciting businesses and applications, everyone benefits. Today I am kicking off a new series of posts. Every month I am going to feature a handful of hot, AWS-powered startups and tell you a little bit about […]

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Using Enhanced RDS Monitoring with Datadog

Today’s guest post comes from K Young, Director of Strategic Initiatives at Datadog! AWS recently announced enhanced monitoring for Amazon RDS instances running MySQL, MariaDB, and Aurora. Enhanced monitoring includes over 50 new CPU, memory, file system, and disk I/O metrics which can be collected on a per-instance basis as frequently as once per second. […]

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Flatiron Health – Using AWS to Help Improve Cancer Treatment

Flatiron Health is a hot startup with a great idea – providing cancer patients, physicians, researchers, and drug firms with a solution that organizes global oncology information. Currently more than 230 cancer clinics and about 2,200 clinicians across the United States use their products and services, which support the treatment of approximately one in five […]

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New – Notifications for AWS CodeCommit

is a fully-managed source control service that makes it easy for you to host a secure and highly scalable private Git repository.Today we are making CodeCommit even more useful by adding support for repository triggers. You can use these triggers to integrate your existing unit tests and deployment tools into your source code management workflow. […]

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AWS Week in Review – February 29, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday February 29 We announced that AWS Import/Export Snowball Now Supports Export. We announced that Amazon CloudWatch Events are Now Available in the EU (Frankfurt) Region. We announced VPC ClassicLink and ClassicLink Support in the South America (Sao Paulo) Region. We announced that […]

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AWS Week in Review – February 22, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday February 22 We announced an Amazon RDS Update, with Support for MySQL 5.7. We announced that the AWS Mobile SDK for Android Now Supports AWS IoT. We announced the AWS Pop-Up Loft in Tel Aviv. CloudCheckr listed 5 Common AWS Cost Issues: […]

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