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Alert Logic Bolsters AWS Security

Alert Logic Inc. announced a native cloud vulnerability and configuration management solution to bolster the built-in security functionality found in the Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) cloud.

AWS Device Farm Getting iOS App Testing Support

Amazon Web Services today announced it was adding support to test iOS apps in its device farm, a cloud-based repository that lets mobile devs try out their programs on a variety of real-world form factors.

AWS Adds Xamarin for Cross-Platform Mobile Development

Amazon Web Services Inc. yesterday announced a new preview software development kit for Xamarin, which lets developers target iOS, Android and Windows platforms with one C# code base.

Amazon's Aurora Database Hits Prime Time

Amazon Aurora, Amazon Web Services' bid to streamline the traditional relational database model, has left the preview stage.

AWS Revenue Surges in Amazon's Q2 Earnings's cloud business is booming.

MicroStrategy Puts Analytics Platform on AWS

After going "all in" with Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) in April, MicroStrategy Inc. has announced that its business intelligence (BI) platform is now generally available.

Microsoft Takes Aim at AWS, Google at Partner Conference

Microsoft is aiming to "win every single deal" against its top cloud competitors, said Microsoft COO Kevin Turner on Wednesday.

Kony Expands Mobile Back-End Services on AWS

Kony has expanded its MobileFabric offerings -- which provide Mobile Back-End-as-a-Service functionality -- on the AWS cloud. The company is also expanding its AWS managed cloud service.

AWS Courts ISVs with Launch of SaaS Partner Program

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) has just upped the ante for partners who use the AWS cloud to build and grow their Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions.

Summit Brings New Directions for AWS

Here's the roundup coming out of the keynote presentation by CTO Werner Vogels in New York.

Xplenty Aims Analytics as a Service at Amazon S3 Storage

Data integration specialist Xplenty today announced its new Analytics-as-a-Service offering for analyzing and querying files on the Amazon Simple Storage Service, which provides highly scalable object storage.

Build Your Own AWS SDK for JavaScript

Amazon Web Services announced an software development kit builder tool that lets users specify the configuration of the AWS SDK for JavaScript in the browser to meet their own needs and reduce download size.

Red Hat Puts Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA on AWS

Red Hat has placed its Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA on the Amazon Web Services cloud to provide more options for running Big Data workloads.

AWS Moving to Its Own Simplified Encryption

With Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption facing security flaws and a bloated code base, Amazon Web Services will be moving to its own implementation, which it has just open sourced.

Startup Snowflake Launches Cloud-Based Data Warehouse Service on AWS

Former Microsoft exec Bob Muglia has launched on AWS a cloud-based data warehouse service that it claims will significantly extend the limits of traditional analytics platforms.

Oracle Singles Out AWS in Announcing Cloud Archive Storage

"Our new Archive Storage service goes head-to-head with Amazon Glacier and it's one-tenth their price," feisty chairman Larry Ellison said.

AWS Joins Effort To Standardize Container Technology

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) is teaming up with a host of software container industry players to bring some order and standardization to the increasingly popular technology.

Azure Challenges AWS in Wooing Startups

In the ongoing market positioning moves among leading cloud computing providers, Microsoft has offered a tilt at Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) by increasing its benefits offered to startup companies who adopt the Azure platform.

Spark Support, Enterprise SQL Server Added to Amazon Cloud

The Amazon cloud is all about data lately, having just added support for the white-hot Apache Spark project for Big Data analytics and a SQL Server Enterprise Edition machine image offering.

AWS Lambda Functions Opened Up to Java

Amazon Web Services announced that cloud developers can now use Java for writing Lambda functions, which provide event-driven functionality while taking care of needed compute resources.

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