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Microsoft Devs Get More Options for Using .NET Core with AWS Lambda Functions

Continuing to support Microsoft's .NET Core initiative, Amazon Web Services this week opened up more .NET Core options for working with AWS Lambda, a service that facilitates serverless, event-driven computing.

Machine Learning Bolsters AWS QuickSight BI Analytics Service

Amazon Web Services has bolstered its QuickSight business intelligence service with machine learning functionality designed to discern hard-to-find business insights undiscoverable with many BI dashboard solutions.

AWS Addresses Open Source Controversy with Launch of Open Distro for Elasticsearch

With the launch of Open Distro for Elasticsearch, Amazon Web Services addressed the controversy between cloud operators and the creators of open source projects whose code is used in cloud for-pay services.

Online Tools Provide At-a-Glance Cloud Platform Comparisons

A new cloud comparison tool joins others that provide at-a-glance tables and links to help decision-makers evaluate and compare myriad services from the major platforms offered by AWS, Google, IBM and Microsoft.

Cloudability Touts FinOps To Fix Wayward Cloud Budgets

With businesses struggling to wrangle their cloud spending, AWS partner Cloudability, along with other founding members of a newly launched industry association, is turning the spotlight on the concept of FinOps.

Cloud Report Sees Microsoft Azure 'Reduce the AWS Lead'

It's becoming more of a two-horse race in the cloud computing arena, as a new RightScale State of the Cloud report reinforces other studies that show Amazon Web Services dwarfing competitors in market share, though No. 2 Microsoft Azure is narrowing the gap.

Open Source Serverless Management Tool Debuts for AWS Cloud

Serverless management startup TriggerMesh has open sourced a tool that leverages Amazon Web Services events services to trigger serverless functions that run in Kubernetes-based implementations.

New 'AWS Solutions' Solve Common Cloud Problems

Amazon Web Services announced a new AWS Solutions program that provides packaged resources to address problems common to cloud users and build projects faster.

How Much Do AWS Certifications Pay Off?

IT training company Global Knowledge released a report on top-paying IT certifications for 2019, with two AWS certs making the top five.

Python Programmers Prefer AWS

According to a new survey of Python developers, respondents don't always use a cloud platform, but when they do, it's usually Amazon Web Services.

AWS Open Sources Neo-AI for Deploying Machine Learning Models

Amazon Web Services has open sourced its project for optimizing machine learning models to run better in the cloud and on resource-constrained network edge devices.

AWS Cloud Skills Pay Off, Tech Salary Report Says

Cloud skills are paying off in today's tech sector, a new report from careers site Dice says, with Amazon-related skills among the most profitable.

AWS Surpasses Wall Street Estimates in Q4 Earnings

Amazon Web Services reached new heights in its fiscal fourth quarter, reporting $7.4 billion in revenue as part of Thursday's earnings release.

Cisco's ACI Intent-Based Networking Solution Coming to AWS Cloud

Networking giant Cisco Systems is bringing its Application Centric Infrastructure solution to public cloud platforms -- including Amazon Web Services -- in a major extension program called ACI Anywhere.

Monitoring Firm AppDynamics Unveils AWS Lambda Offering

AppDynamics, known for its application and networking monitoring solutions, unveiled a new offering specifically for its users leveraging the AWS Lambda service for serverless computing with microservices.

AWS Partner's Data Reveals Most Popular Amazon Cloud Products of 2018

2nd Watch mined its internal data to determine the most popular products in the Amazon cloud used by its customers, finding that Big Data and machine learning lead the way.

AWS Launches Managed Backup Service

Amazon Web Services this week announced the availability of AWS Backup, which it describes as a "fully-managed, centralized backup service."

Bsquare Taps AWS Cloud for IoT Services

Industrial Internet of Things specialist Bsquare said it's collaborating with Amazon Web Services to expand and provide its cloud services.

Windows Server 2019 Comes to AWS

Amazon Web Services announced the first Amazon Machine Images for Windows Server 2019, which was debuted by Microsoft last October.

AWS Announces DocumentDB Service Based on MongoDB Code and Open Source Community Complains

The new release revived controversy around the issue of cloud platforms tweaking and optimizing open source code to be included in their for-pay services.