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Kubernetes Service and No-Fuss Container Deployment Come to AWS

Amazon Web Services made several container technology advances this week at its re:Invent conference, announcing its Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes and unveiling a new container management model called Fargate.

AWS Updates Aurora and DynamoDB, Unveils Neptune Graph Database

Among the raft of new product announcements made by Amazon Web Services during Wednesday morning's re:Invent keynote were significant updates to its database portfolio.

AWS Debuts Bare-Metal EC2 Hypervisor with New I3 Instance

Amazon Web Services has officially taken the wraps off its new bare-metal hypervisor.

Symantec Picks AWS as Its Main Cloud Infrastructure Partner

Security software firm Symantec has tapped Amazon Web Services as its primary platform to run the "vast majority of its cloud workloads," the two companies said earlier this month.

With GuardDuty, AWS Taps Machine Learning to Secure Its Cloud

A new, fully managed security solution from Amazon Web Services aims to deliver continuous cloud infrastructure monitoring powered by machine learning.

Networking Competency Now Open for AWS Partners

Amazon Web Services launched a new networking competency for qualified AWS Partner Network members this week at its re:Invent 2017 Global Partner Summit.

AWS Launches Machine Learning Competency for Partners

AWS Partner Network members with specialized data science expertise can now try their hand at being certified Amazon Web Services machine learning partners.

Amazon Rekognition Gets Better at Detecting Faces

Amazon Web Services recently improved its Amazon Rekognition AI solution, expanding its ability to identify faces in crowded photos, as well as adding a new text-identification feature.

AWS To Revamp Pricing for Its IoT Platform

An upcoming change to how it bills users of its Internet of Things (IoT) platform will mean customer savings of up to 40 percent, Amazon Web Services said this month.

VMware, AWS Announce Updates to Their Hybrid Cloud

VMware Cloud on AWS, a three-month-old hybrid cloud offering that lets customers run their on-premises vSphere environments on the Amazon Web Services cloud, is getting a string of improvements.

AWS Launches Cloud-Based Video Processing Service

Amazon Web Services has unveiled a new suite of video-editing and delivery products based on its acquisition two years ago of digital media company Elemental Technologies.

AWS Connects Machine Learning Scientists with Customers

Amazon Web Services customers looking to undertake a machine learning project for the first time can now tap AWS' in-house machine learning experts to help them through the process.

With Sumerian, AWS Helps Devs Build VR and 3-D Apps

Amazon Web Services on Monday took the wraps off Amazon Sumerian, a new service for developers looking to start building apps using 3-D, virtual reality and augmented reality.

Uber Discloses Year-Old AWS Data Breach, Exposing Millions of Users

On Tuesday, ride-sharing app Uber disclosed that its Amazon Web Services account was hacked last year, compromising the personal information of 57 million users worldwide, including 600,000 U.S. drivers.

AWS Now Lets Snowball Migrate Databases En Masse

Amazon Web Services just made it easier for organizations to move large volumes of database workloads to the cloud.

Report: AWS Customers Overpay by $6.4 Billion Each Year

Cloud computing users collectively rack up $10 billion per year in unnecessary costs, with the Amazon Web Services platform being the biggest money drain.

AWS Launches 'Secret' Cloud Region for Government Spooks

Amazon Web Services has unveiled a new cloud region to support highly classified workloads from the CIA, NSA, FBI and other U.S. government intelligence agencies.

AWS Adds 5 More Sizes to X1e Instance Family

Amazon Web Services is giving its largest Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance five smaller siblings.

AWS Lets Users Add Extra Storage to Lightsail

Amazon Lightsail block storage is now generally available, allowing users of Amazon Web Services' virtual private server solution to bolt on additional storage as needed.

U.S. Feds Expose Internet Surveillance Data on Amazon S3

Reports of two separate Amazon S3 data leaks emerged late this week, including the exposure of a massive archive of social media posts scraped from the Internet by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).