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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.

Amazon Machine Learning – Make Data-Driven Decisions at Scale

Today, it is relatively straightforward and inexpensive to observe and collect vast amounts of operational data about a system, product, or process. Not surprisingly, there can be tremendous amounts of information buried within gigabytes of customer purchase data, web site navigation trails, or responses to email campaigns. The good news is that all of this […]

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Amazon Elastic File System – Shared File Storage for Amazon EC2

I’d like to give you a preview of a new AWS service that will make its debut later this year. Let’s take a quick look at the AWS storage portfolio. We currently offer: for object storage, presented as buckets of objects and accessible over the Internet using URLs or APIs. for SAN-style block storage, presented […]

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AWS Week in Review – March 30, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, March 30 AWS Evangelist Ian Massingham reviewed the AWS User Group UK (London), Hull and North (Manchester) Meetups. We added several new presentations to SlideShare including RDS – Letting AWS run your Low Admin, High Performance Database and Delivering Mobile Apps Using […]

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Amazon Elastic Transcoder Update – PlayReady DRM Support for Smooth Streaming and HLS

My colleague Omid Behzadian sent a guest post to introduce an important new feature for Amazon Elastic Transcoder. — Jeff;   You can now use to apply Microsoft PlayReady DRM protection to your Smooth Streaming and HLS outputs. When creating your transcoding job, simply include the encryption key and license server URL provided by your […]

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AWS CodeDeploy Update – New Support for On-Premises Instances

My colleague Andy Troutman wrote up the guest post below to share news of a powerful new way to use AWS CodeDeploy. — Jeff; Customers use to manage application updates to their Amazon EC2 instances. CodeDeploy allows developers and administrators to centrally control and track their application deployments across different development, testing, and production environments. […]

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