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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.

Start Using Landsat on AWS

My colleague Jed Sundwall wrote the guest post below to show you how one of the newest AWS Public Data Sets is being put to use. — Jeff; You can now access over 85,000 Landsat 8  scenes through our newest Public Data Set: Landsat on AWS. The scenes are all available in the landsat-pds bucket […]

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AWS Week in Review – March 9, 2015

take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, March 9 The GitLab Blog talked about Moving All Your Data, 9 TB Edition. A post on the Cloudyn Blog discussed AWS’ New Powerful C4 Instance and The Complete EC2 Families Guide. A post on the CB Insights Blog asked and answered How […]

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Amazon Elastic Transcoder Update – New Formats & Conversion Controls

converts (transcodes) media (video and audio) files into renditions optimized for playback on desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and televisions. Today, we are making even more useful! We’ve added support for generating NTSC outputs (the television standard used in the United States and Canada), and PAL outputs (the standard used in most other countries), and we […]

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AWS at Trading Technologies

Imagine having the opportunity to rebuild a complex, legacy-filled platform from the ground up, moving it from the desktop to the cloud in the process. Imagine being able to replace a complex upgrade model that mandated the use of separate source code branches for each customer with a single, cloud-based application. Sound like a challenge? […]

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New AWS Webinar Series – Introductions, Best Practices, and More

We have set up a new AWS Webinar Series. In March you can attend a webinar and Get started with AWS or a specific AWS Service (OpsWorks or WorkSpaces), master an AWS service (EC2), learn AWS best practices (content delivery, availability, or security), deploy enterprise workloads (SAP), or optimize for cost and performance (RDS). The […]

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