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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 – February 1, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday February 1 We launched the AWS Answers site. The showed you how to Test Your App’s Compatibility with Android 6.0 Using Amazon’s App Testing Service (ATS). The explored how to Continue Rolling Back an Update for AWS CloudFormation Stacks in the UPDATE_ROLLBACK_FAILED […]

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AWS Week in Review – January 25, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday January 25 We announced AWS Marketplace Support for the Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region. We announced that AWS CloudFormation Now Includes an Override for Failed Update Rollbacks. The listed 4 Dos and Don’ts when Using the Cloud to Experiment. The explained how Cloud […]

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AWS Podcast – Bob Rogers (Intel Big Data)

For Episode 134 of the AWS podcast, I spoke with Bob Rogers, PhD, Chief Data Scientist for Big Data Solutions at Intel Corporation. We talked about how Bob entered the field of data science, how to get value from data science projects, and some misconceptions around big data. You can listen to the podcast to […]

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AWS Marketplace – Support for the Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region

Early in my career I worked for several companies that developed and shipped (on actual tapes) packaged software. Back in those pre-Internet days, marketing, sales, and distribution were all done on a country-by-country basis. This often involved setting up a field office and hiring local staff, both of which were expensive, time-consuming, and somewhat speculative. […]

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AWS Week in Review – January 18, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday January 18 We announced that Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge is Now Live. We announced a GxP Compliance Resource for AWS. The showed you how to Speed Template Sharing with an AWS CloudFormation Designer URL. Botmetric showed how New AWS Scheduled Reserved […]

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AWS – Ready to Weather the Storm

As people across the Northeastern United States are stocking up their pantries and preparing their disaster supplies kits, AWS is also preparing for winter snow storms and the subsequent hurricane season. After fielding several customer requests for information about our preparation regime, my colleagues Brian Beach and Ilya Epshteyn wrote the following guest post in […]

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