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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.

New AWS Key Management Service (KMS)

Information security is always of paramount importance, whether data is stored on-premises or in the cloud. Since the early days of , we’ve done our best to provide our customers with the information, services, and features that they need to have in order to make informed decisions about what kinds of applications and what kinds […]

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New AWS Tools for Code Management and Deployment

Today I would like to tell you about a trio of new tools that are designed to help individual developers, teams of developers, and system administrators store, integrate, and deploy their code on the cloud. Here is the lineup, in the order that you’d generally put them to use: AWS CodeDeploy – This service efficiently […]

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Amazon Aurora – New Cost-Effective MySQL-Compatible Database Engine for Amazon RDS

We launched the service way back in 2009 to help you to set up, operate, and scale a MySQL database in the cloud. Since that time, we have added a multitude of options to RDS including extensive console support, three additional database engines ( Oracle, SQL Server, and PostgreSQL), high availability (multiple Availability Zones) and […]

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AWS Partner Network – Report from re:Invent 2014

The helps our technology and consulting partners to build businesses around AWS. Members of APN have access to business, technical, marketing, and go-to-market (GTM) resources and support. The Global APN Summit is an important part of . I’d like to give you a brief report, fresh from the floor of the Summit! Recognizing Top AWS […]

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AWS Week in Review – November 3, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, November 3 I discussed some Sweet Treats for DynamoDB Users. We launched SUSE SLES 12 AMIs for EC2. We announced an Amazon Zocalo Update – MFA, Sharable Links, Web Move, and the Ability to Decline Feedback. We announced that the AWS Storage Gateway […]

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AWS Direct Connect Double Jackpot – Las Vegas & re:Invent

makes it easy to establish a dedicated network connection from your premises to AWS. You can establish private connectivity between AWS and your datacenter, office, or colocation environment. This has the potential to reduce your data transfer costs, increase bandwidth throughput, and provide a more consistent network experience than Internet-based connections. Now in Las Vegas […]

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