The Amazon Web Services cloud platform was featured prominently at this week's big VMworld conference, with new functionality being added to the managed service and a new study highlighting enterprise cost savings.
The popular VMware Cloud on AWS service will better handle high-compute workloads for data science, machine learning and AI projects thanks to a new partnership with NVIDIA.
Amazon Web Services announced the general availability of Amazon Forecast, which uses machine learning to fine-tune its business outcome prognostication capabilities.
This week's VMworld conference may have just started, but CenturyLink issued some pre-emptive VMware news of its own last week with the announcement that it will offer a fully managed private cloud VMware service on the Amazon Web Services platform.
Amazon Web Services published a new Quick Start for Amazon Redshift, which the cloud giant describes as "the most popular and fastest growing cloud data warehouse."
After the recent hack of Capital One data stored on Amazon Web Services infrastructure enabled by a user-misconfigured firewall, the cloud giant said it will proactively scan for such issues.
California firm Rockset announced its serverless search and analytics engine now does real-time SQL analytics on the NoSQL Amazon DynamoDB database service.
A new mocking capability speeds up the iterative development process by locally emulating a simplified cloud service API for quicker testing.
The recent hack of Capital One data hosted on Amazon Web Services infrastructure has led to multiple lawsuits, with AWS the target of at least one.
Slow load times for the growing number of Windows PowerShell scripts ("cmdlets") available on the Amazon Web Services cloud platform has resulted in a revamp, currently in preview.
Amazon Web Services has beefed up the functionality and expanded the reach of its AWS IoT Device Defender security service for the Internet of Things space.
A guide for working with the Cloud Development Kit for infrastructure-as-code projects on the Amazon Web Services platform has been published on GitHub by a former AWS engineer.
Amazon Web Services has made AWS Lake Formation generally available, helping organizations simplify and automate the creation and management of data lakes.
To help cloud customers with planning, Amazon Web Services published a new coverage roadmap for its CloudFormation service, which simplifies the process of describing and provisioning all of the infrastructure resources in a cloud environment.
Amazon Web Services announced a new partner competency program to identify firms that can help customers manage cloud services and resources.
"The big money is in cloud computing certifications, with AWS and Google Cloud delivering high salaries across all regions," says new research from Global Knowledge, which just published a new examination of IT compensation and in-demand certifications.
AWS Amplify, used as a back-end development framework for mobile and Web apps, is getting improved machine learning functionality.
AWS has announced PartiQL, a new query language that the company says is designed to work with all data types, structures and storage situations.
Amazon Web Services fell shy of Wall Street estimates in its fiscal second quarter, reporting $8.38 billion in revenue compared to analyst projections of $8.49 billion.
Amazon Web Services has entered the world of ChatOps with its first chatbot targeting the DevOps space, a beta offering appropriately called AWS Chatbot.