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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 – August 4, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, August 4 We announced that Amazon RDS Now Supports T2 Instances. We unveiled the Updated IAM Console. We posted Episode 95 of the . Tuesday, August 5 An article on CIO.COM explained How AWS Helped Scale App for World Cup Social Media Hub. Wednesday, August […]

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AWS Week in Review – July 28, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, July 28 The talked about Best Practices for High-Frequency Loading on Amazon Redshift. We updated the EC2 Public IP Address Ranges. Tuesday, July 29 We announced New Amazon Climate Research Grants. The published a Sample App for Startups. Wednesday, July 30 We announced Flexible […]

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AWS Trusted Advisor For Everyone

is your customized cloud expert! It helps you to observe best practices for the use of by inspecting your AWS environment with an eye toward saving money, improving system performance and reliability, and closing security gaps. Since we launched Trusted Advisor in 2013, our customers have viewed over 1.7 million best-practice recommendations for cost optimization, […]

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Route 53 Update – Domain Name Registration, Geo Routing, and a Price Reduction

is a highly available and scalable Domain Name Service (DNS), including a powerful Health Checking Service. Today we are extending Route 53 with support for domain name registration and management and Geo DNS. We are also reducing the price for Route 53 queries! Let’s take a closer look at each one of these items. Domain […]

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Auto Scaling Update – Lifecycle Management, Standby State, and DetachInstances

Auto Scaling is a key AWS service. You can use it to build resilient, highly scalable applications that react to changes in load by launching or terminating Amazon EC2 instances as needed, all driven by system or user-defined metrics collected and tracked by Amazon CloudWatch. Today we are enhancing Auto Scaling with the addition of […]

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