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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 – June 2, 2014

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week. As an experiment, I am starting to include links to a few hand-selected blog posts and articles that are 100% relevant to AWS and that happen to catch my attention. If you would like to submit a link for consideration, please send it […]

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Rapidly Deploy SAP HANA on AWS With New Deployment Guide and Templates

I have written about the SAP HANA database several times in the past year or two. Earlier this year we announced that it was certified for production deployment on AWS and that you can bring your existing SAP HANA licenses into the AWS cloud. Today we are simplifying and automating the process of getting HANA […]

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AWS Week in Review – May 26, 2014

— Jeff; Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 26 We celebrated the Memorial Day holiday in the United States. Tuesday, May 27 We announced the opening of the AWS Pop-up Loft in San Francisco. We announced New Customer Relationship Management for AWS Marketplace Sellers. We announced an Updated Worker […]

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New AWS Management Portal for vCenter

IT Managers and Administrators working within large organizations regularly tell us that they find the key AWS messages — fast and easy self-service provisioning, exchange of CAPEX for OPEX, and the potential for cost savings — to be attractive and compelling. They want to start moving into the future by experimenting with AWS, but they […]

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New, Cost-Effective Memory-Optimized DB Instances for Amazon RDS

The Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) takes care of just about all of the heavy lifting once associated with setting up, running, and scaling a MySQL, Oracle Database, SQL Server, or PostgreSQL database. You can focus on your application while RDS handles database upgrades, fault tolerance, and many other issues that once required a system […]

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AWS June Webinars – Focus on TCO

After a pair of very successful partner webinars in May on the important topic of security, we will turn our attention to the equally important topic of TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) in June. We’ll be holding two webinars on this topic (once again with the help and cooperation of our partners), at no charge. […]

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New Customer Relationship Management for AWS Marketplace Sellers

You should think of the AWS Marketplace as your cloud software store. If you want to consume cloud-based applications, the Marketplace makes it easy for you to find, buy, and start using them. If you are an Independent Software Vendor (ISV), Value-Added Reseller (VAR), or Solution Integrator (SI) and want to develop and distribute cloud-based […]

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