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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 10, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 10 We announced that CloudWatch Logs Now Supports Cross-Account Subscriptions. The discussed Managing Dependencies with AWS SDK for Java. The Flux7 Blog described AWS Config: A Configuration Manager to Save the Day. The Nimbo Blog discussed Amazon Aurora: TCO, Performance, and […]

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Elastic Beanstalk Update – Enhanced Application Health Monitoring

My colleague Abhishek Singh shared a guest post that brings word of a helpful new Elastic Beanstalk feature! — Jeff; simplifies the process of deploying and scaling Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, Python, Ruby, Go, and Docker web applications and services on AWS. Today we are making Elastic Beanstalk even more useful by adding support for […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 3, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 3 We announced that Amazon Redshift Now Supports Dynamic Work Load Management and List Aggregate Functions. The reviewed the AWS SDK for .NET’s SDK Cache. A Reddit post in /r/aws shared Some Extra CloudWatch Metrics. The CloudCheckr Blog talked about Optimizing […]

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AWS Training & Certification Update – New Windows-Focused Learning Quests

My colleague Janna Pellegrino is happy to be able to share news of our latest learning quests in today’s guest post! One of the easiest ways to learn how you can benefit from the AWS cloud is with hands-on practice. Self-paced labs provide this hands-on training in a live practice environment.  AWS subject matter experts […]

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PCI Compliance for Amazon CloudFront

The scale of AWS makes it possible for us to take on projects that could be too large, too complex, too expensive, or too time-consuming for our customers. This is often the case for issues in security, particularly in the world of compliance. Establishing and documenting the proper controls, preparing the necessary documentation, and then […]

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AWS Week in Review – July 27, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, July 27 We announced that Amazon Aurora is Now Available. We announced the WorkSpaces Application Manager (WAM) Lite Plan. The Cloud Academy Blog announced a New Amazon Machine Learning Course. The OpenSource Connections Blog discussed JMESPath Query in the AWS CLI. The […]

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CloudWatch Logs Subscription Consumer + Elasticsearch + Kibana Dashboards

Many of the things that I blog about lately seem to involve interesting combinations of two or more AWS services and today’s post is no exception. Before I dig in, I’d like to briefly introduce all of the services that I plan to name-drop later in this post. Some of this will be review material, […]

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