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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 – September 21, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday September 21 We announced the AWS Pop-up Loft in Berlin. The Cloud Academy Blog shared AWS re:Invent 2015 – A Guide to Cloud Computing’s Biggest Event. Cloudability listed Five Talks not to Miss at re:Invent 2015. The Netflix Tech Blog introduced Lemur […]

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Amazon Glacier Update – Third-Party SEC 17a-4(f) Assessment for Vault Lock

is designed to store any amount of archival or backup data with high durability.  Amazon Glacier is a very cost-effective solution (as low as $0.007 per gigabyte per month) for data that is infrequently accessed, and where a retrieval time of several hours is acceptable. Earlier this year we introduced a new Amazon Glacier compliance […]

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In-Country Storage of Personal Data

My colleague Denis Batalov works out of the AWS Office in Luxembourg.  As a Solutions Architect, he is often asked about the in-country storage requirement that some countries impose on certain types of data. Although this requirement applies to a relatively small number of workloads, I am still happy that he took the time to […]

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AWS Week in Review – September 14, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday September 14 I discussed Moving Past Windows Server 2003 End of Life using AWS. The announced Windows Server on AWS Bootcamps in Seattle and Bangalore. The showed you How to Create a Policy that Whitelists Access to Sensitive Amazon S3 Buckets. The […]

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New AWS Public Data Set – 3000 Rice Genome

My colleague Angel Pizarro wrote the guest post below to tell you about an amazing new AWS Public Data Set! — Jeff; You can now access the genome sequence data of 3,024 rice varieties that have been aligned and analyzed against five different reference genomes as an AWS Public Data Set.  The data contains over […]

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