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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 – June 15, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, June 15 We announced that AWS Lambda can now Run Java Code in Response to Events. We announced Simplified Reserved Instance Options for Amazon RDS. We announced that you can now Send Push Notifications to Mac OS Desktops and VoIP apps on […]

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New APN Competency – Marketing and Commerce

The allows partners to differentiate themselves and to share their expertise in particular market segments and topical areas by qualifying for one or more APN Competencies. To date we have recognized partners that have relevant experience and special expertise in the following areas: Big Data Storage Life Sciences Healthcare Digital Media Microsoft SAP Oracle Marketing […]

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New T2.Large Instances

We launched the T2 instances last summer (see my post, New Low Cost EC2 Instances with Burstable Performance for more information). These instances give you a generous amount of baseline capacity and the ability to automatically and transparently scale up to full-core processing power on an as-needed basis. The bursting model is based on “CPU […]

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