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Microsoft Narrows AWS's Lead in Cloud Infrastructure Market

Cloud provider research for years has consistently named Amazon Web Services the overwhelmingly dominant player, doggedly pursued by No. 2 Microsoft Azure. That's still true, but a recent report by analyst firm Canalys says the gap has narrowed.

Amazon Releases Visual Studio Code Tool to Develop Alexa Skills

The Amazon Alexa dev team released an open source extension for the Visual Studio Code editor to help create and deploy Alexa skills.

Security Tool Now Available for AWS Cloud IoT Devices

Amazon Web Services announced the general availability of AWS IoT Device Defender to help organizations follow best practices in securing their Internet of Things devices.

Big Switch Networks Brings AWS-Like Cloud Networking Services to On-Premises

An off-hand remark from a customer resulted in new offerings from Big Switch Networks, which is taking AWS-like networking features to on-premises enterprise clouds, along with brand-new in-cloud products.

AWS Passes $6 Billion Mark in Q2 Earnings Report

Retail giant reported its second quarter earnings on Thursday, and the figures paint a positive picture for Amazon Web Services.

AWS SageMaker Algorithms and Frameworks Get Refresh

Amazon Web Services is rolling out several improvements to its SageMaker machine learning modeling platform, the company announced last week.

Report: AWS Mulls Entering Enterprise Networking Space

Amazon Web Services is reportedly considering entering the enterprise networking market, a potential move that sent some incumbent stocks lower and generated immediate buzz throughout the industry.

Research: Amid Public Cloud Globalization, AWS Dominates Market

A new report from Synergy Research Group says the Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) cloud platform continues to dominate the increasingly globalized public cloud computing space.

AWS Lambda Adds .NET Core 2.1 Support

Amazon Web Services announced its Lambda service -- for running programming code without having to provision or manage servers -- now supports .NET Core 2.1, Microsoft's cross-platform, open source implementation of the .NET Framework.

AWS Releases Its DeepLens AI Camera to U.S. Devs

The AWS DeepLens camera device, which features built-in machine learning capabilities, is now available for public sale.

MapR Big Data Platform Jumps on Amazon EKS (Kubernetes) Bandwagon

Barely a week after Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes became generally available, Big Data specialist MapR Technologies is supporting the service in its flagship data platform, joining a host of other companies that have quickly jumped on the Amazon EKS bandwagon.

New AWS Lambda Monitoring Tool Leverages Artificial Intelligence

Instana announced it has extended the reach of its performance monitoring tool -- leveraging artificial intelligence -- to include AWS Lambda and many other AWS services.

Node.js Survey: AWS Cloud Remains Favorite Deployment Target

The Amazon Web Services cloud continues to remain the favorite target of Node.js developers deploying production code, according to a new survey.

Amazon EKS for Cloud Kubernetes Workloads Hits General Availability

Today marks the general availability of Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS), letting enterprises run workloads for the popular open source container-orchestration system.

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.