AWS News Blog

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.

New – Cross-Region Replication for Amazon S3

We launched Amazon S3 nine years ago as of last week! Since that time we have added dozens of features, expanded across the globe, and reduced the prices for storage and bandwidth multiple times. You, our customers, have trusted us with your mission-critical data and have used S3 in thousands of interesting and unique ways. […]

Read More

Now Available: Amazon Linux AMI 2015.03

The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image for use on Amazon EC2. We release new versions of the Amazon Linux AMI every six months after a public testing phase that includes one or more Release Candidates. The Release Candidates are announced in the EC2 forum. Launching 2015.03 Today Today we are […]

Read More

AWS Week in Review – March 16, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, March 16 We announced that the EC2 Container Service is now Available in the EU (Ireland) Region. We published the Second Release Candidate of the Amazon Linux AMI. We updated the AWS SDK for Unity. Tuesday, March 17 The announced some Planned […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More