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AWS Claims First-Ever Pay-Per-Session BI Pricing for QuickSight

Claiming an industry first in the business analytics service space, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) announced a pay-per-session pricing model for its QuickSight service.

Amazon Neptune Graph Database Launched in AWS Cloud

Reflecting a general industry trend toward more specialized, purpose-built databases, Amazon Web Services has launched Amazon Neptune, a high-performance graph database delivered as a fully managed service.

Lumberyard Game Engine Beta Adds 200-Plus Features

Continuing to court the game development market, Amazon Web Services boosted its Lumberyard offering with a new beta that adds more than 200 new features.

AWS CodeBuild Adds Windows Server Support

AWS CodeBuild, a fully managed project build service that provides ready-to-deploy software packages for building and testing code on popular platforms, has added Windows Server to the mix.

AWS Releases EC2 Bare-Metal Instances

AWS has announced the general availability of its EC2 bare-metal instances, nearly six months after unveiling the technology as a preview at the 2017 re:Invent conference.

How a Cloud Backup Startup Aims To Cut Wasted Storage

A new player in the crowded cloud backup space, Aparavi this week unveiled a solution called Active Archive that's aimed at the second-generation of cloud storage customers.

Amazon's 3-D Developer Platform, Sumerian, Exits Preview

Amazon Web Services is making it easier for developers to dip their toes in 3-D modeling.

Little Overlap in N2WS, Veeam Buyers, Even at the Same Customer

Executives from Veeam Software are surprisingly excited that Amazon Web Services administrators haven't heard of their company.

Verizon Media Subsidiary Oath Chooses AWS Cloud

AWS announced another big customer win as Oath, a digital/media subsidiary of Verizon, named the Amazon platform as its preferred public cloud provider.

JetStream Helps Move VMware Workloads to AWS Cloud

JetStream Software announced a new offering to help enterprises running VMware on the Amazon Web Services platform migrate their virtualized workloads from on-premises datacenters to the cloud.

AWS IoT Analytics Emerges from Preview

AWS IoT Analytics is a fully managed service enabling simple and sophisticated analytics on massive volumes of data from sensors and other IoT-connected devices.

AWS Is Top Choice for IoT Development, Survey Says

The AWS cloud is the top choice for Internet of Things development, according to a new survey that shows growth for No. 2 Microsoft Azure but notes Google Cloud Platform is faltering.

With Q1 Earnings, AWS Shows It's Back on Track

Amazon Web Services surpassed Wall Street expectations for the quarter ended March 31, according to parent company Amazon.com's most recent earnings report released Thursday.

New AWS Blockchain Templates Provide Cloud Onramps to the Technology

Blockchain technology is an emerging distributed computing system used for many things, ranging from managing Bitcoin cryptocurrency to securely recording events, medical records, identity management and more.

Alexa Development Skills Go the No-Code Route

While Amazon previously published documentation for developers interested in coding up Alexa skills for the company's cloud-based voice service that lets users create natural voice experiences to interact with Amazon technology, it has unveiled a 1-2-3 step no-code experience for the same thing.

Hyperscale and IaaS Ascendant in Public Cloud: Study

The writing is on the wall for the johnny-come-latelies of the public cloud.

AWS Edges Azure for Analyst's Top Cloud Dev Platform

Research firm gives the slightest of edges to AWS over Microsoft's Azure among full-stack public cloud development platforms, with Google rounding out the "Leaders" category.

AWS AppSync for Data-Driven Apps Now Available

AppSync, an Amazon Web Services tool for data-driven native mobile apps (and Web), is now out of preview and production ready, replete with new functionality, the company.

Software-Defined Storage Service Launches on AWS Cloud

Nexenta has chosen the Amazon Web Services cloud to extend its software-defined storage offering to a hybrid model.

New AWS Offerings Focus on Security

Security was the focus of several new Amazon Web Services offerings announced during last week's AWS Summit in San Francisco.

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