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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 – February 2, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, February 2 We launched Auto Export for Amazon Mobile Analytics. A post on the presented a CIO Perspective on Security in the Cloud. A post on the Inside Unbounce Blog claimed that You’d be Insane not to Grow your Startup on AWS […]

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Now Available – Version 2 of the AWS SDK for Ruby

The first stable release of version 2 of the is now available, complete with support for more than 40 AWS services. You can install the aws-sdk gem from RubyGems and get started with the new SDK right now. My colleagues have been writing detailed blog posts about the new features as part of the development […]

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AWS Week in Review – January 26, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, January 26 We added from ClicThat, Concrete Software, eFront, Flypay,, Kenshoo, IATA, Tadiran Telecom, Toronto Star, Wix, and YIT. We added a Second Location in Korea for CloudFront and Route 53. A new article showed you how to Build a Mars […]

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New Auto Export for Amazon Mobile Analytics

I am still working to catch up with our development teams! Near the end of last year, the Amazon Mobile Analytics team released a new Auto Export feature. This relatively new service (see my launch blog post for more information) helps you to collect, visualize, and understand app usage, engagement, and revenue at scale. If […]

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AWS Expansion – WorkSpaces, Directory Service, ElastiCache, GovCloud, Kinesis, Traditional Chinese, More

We’ve increased the geographic footprint and international relevance of several AWS services this past month. Here’s a summary: and are now available in the region. is now available in the region. , , and RDS integration with are now available in . We added a second location in Korea for and . is now available […]

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Coming Soon – AWS SDK for Go

My colleague Peter Moon wrote the guest post below and asked me to get it out to the world ASAP! — Jeff; AWS currently offers SDKs for seven different programming languages – Java, C#, Ruby, Python, JavaScript, PHP, and Objective C (iOS), and we closely follow the language trends among our customers and the general […]

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Amazon DynamoDB Update – Online Indexing & Reserved Capacity Improvements

Developers all over the world are using to build applications that take advantage of its ability to provide consistent low-latency performance. The developers that I have talked to enjoy the flexibility provided by DynamoDB’s schemaless model, along with the ability to scale capacity up and down as needed.  They also benefit from the DynamoDB Reserved […]

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AWS Week in Review – January 19, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, January 19 We announced Auto-Recovery for EC2. We announced that is now available in the region. We announced Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing Support in ClassicLink. We updated the Enterprise Backup and Recovery (On Premises to AWS) Guide. The R Shiny […]

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