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VMware Offloads Its Onetime AWS-Killer

VMware's recent partnership with Amazon Web Services on public cloud appears to have opened the door for the sale of its own competing platform.

Cloud Security Report Includes Tips for AWS Users

Cloud security is a bit of a mess in many organizations, according to a new report from AlienVault, which provided tips specifically for Amazon Web Services users to help alleviate the situation.

AWS To Open Stockholm Region in 2018

Amazon Web Services' European expansion continues apace, with the company announcing the planned launch of a new region in Stockholm, Sweden, next year.

Survey: Azure Beats AWS in Larger Enterprises

New cloud computing survey from Sumo Logic shows Microsoft Azure beating Amazon Web Services in the high end, reinforcing similar findings in other reports.

EnterpriseDB Puts Postgres Database-as-a-Service on AWS

EnterpriseDB today announced its DBaaS framework is available on the AWS Marketplace, simplifying Postgres deployments in the cloud.

AWS Dominates Cloud Developer Mindshare, Report Says

A new developer survey published by VisionMobile examines the cloud computing space, finding that while Amazon Web Services is the preferred public cloud platform across all customer and industry segments, it's somewhat challenged by competitors in certain areas.

AWS Launches Cloud-Based Call Center Service's in-house call center platform, which it uses to interact with millions of online retail customers around the world, is now available for purchase by Amazon Web Services customers.

Now on GitHub: LocalStack, a Tool for Local AWS Mocking and Testing

A new project on the GitHub open source code repository is the LocalStack tool for testing and mocking AWS cloud development projects, published by enterprise software company Atlassian.

AWS Adds Enterprise Features to Desktop-App-in-a-Browser Tool

Amazon Web Services has updated its AppStream 2.0 tool for running desktop apps in a browser, adding features for enterprise users, smaller companies and software vendors.

AWS Nods to Node.js Developers

Amazon Web Services continued to court coders using its Lambda serverless computing service, announcing updated Node.js support.

AWS DevOps Firm Stelligent Acquired by Hosting

Managed cloud services provider Hosting has acquired Stelligent, a provider of DevOps automation solutions for Amazon Web Services, for an unknown sum.

Promotional Credits Lure Open Source Earth Imagery Project to AWS

Startup Radiant said promotional credits helped persuade the company to host its open source Earth imagery platform on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

Amazon Stress Tests Snowball Edge Storage Device (with Explosives!)

Device is placed on floating barge and subjected to underwater explosion to test ruggedness -- it lived.

Fauna's 'First Serverless Database' Works with AWS Lambda

San Francisco startup Fauna Inc. has launched FaunaDB Serverless Cloud, described as the "first serverless database," supporting major public cloud platforms and hooking into function-as-a-service systems such as AWS Lambda.

AWS Parries Google with More Flexible Reserved Instances

Days after Google unveiled its pricing model for reserved compute capacity, Amazon Web Services answered with a new flexibility benefit in its Reserved Instances model.

Amazon Promotes Alexa Skills Development with $100 Usage Credits

Amazon is awarding $100 promotional credits to developers who publish Alexa skills, which provide natural language commands to voice-controlled home computing devices such as Echo.

New in AWS Marketplace: TeamViewer for Workspaces, RiverMeadow Server Migration, BlockStack Core

Last week was busy in the AWS Marketplace, as new offerings were added for TeamViewer for AWS Workspaces, RiverMeadow Server Migration SaaS and Blockstack Core.

Teradata's New IntelliCloud Leverages AWS for Big Data Analytics

Teradata this week announced a secure managed cloud service for Big Data analytics that features the Amazon Web Services cloud as a deployment option.

Google Unveils Its Answer to AWS Reserved Instances

Google's public cloud platform is giving Amazon Web Services a run for its money, at least in regard to the cost of using compute resources.

AWS Tweaks Aurora as Its Database Migrations Climb

Amazon Web Services this week announced several improvements to its relational database product, Amazon Aurora.

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