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Databricks Tunes Apache Spark-Based Cloud Platform for Data Engineers

Big Data company Databricks launched a new edition of its Apache Spark-based platform -- specially tuned for data engineers -- on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

AWS Now Migrating NoSQL Databases

Amazon Web Services is now helping users migrate NoSQL databases to its cloud, adding functionality to its tool previously used only for relational databases and data warehouses.

Ubuntu Kernel Tuned for Better AWS Performance

Ubuntu Linux, the most popular platform used on the Amazon Web Services cloud, now performs better, according to its distributor, Canonical.

AWS, Azure Rank High in IaaS Perception Survey

A recent report by 451 Research paints a rosy picture of the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market, at least when it comes to how enterprises perceive vendors' abilities to deliver on their promises.

Analysts: IaaS Market Bound for AWS-Azure 'Duopoly'

The writing has been on the wall for some time for up-and-coming Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) vendors, but new research from analyst firm Gartner Inc. underscores it.

CTERA Offers On-Demand Data Protection on AWS Cloud

CTERA Networks' on-demand data protection service is now available on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

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.

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