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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 Public Sector Update – City on a Cloud and More

Earlier today we opened the 6th annual AWS Government, Education, and Nonprofits Symposium in Washington, DC. As part of the event we announced another City on a Cloud Challenge, an upcoming AWS Public Data Set, and some information about the overall usage and growth of AWS in this space. City on a Cloud Challenge We […]

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New – Tag Your Amazon Glacier Vaults

is a secure, durable, and extremely low-cost storage service for data archiving and online backup (see my post, Amazon Glacier: Archival Storage for One Penny Per GB Per Month for an introduction). Since we introduced Glacier in the summer of 2012, we have made it even more useful by adding lifecycle management, data retrieval policies […]

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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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CloudFront Update – Configurable Max and Default TTL

makes it easy for you to distribute content to end users with low latency, high data transfer speeds, and no minimum usage commitments. In order to make content available with low latency, CloudFront caches objects at each of its 53 (as of this writing) edge locations. Today we are making an update to CloudFront that […]

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