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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.

BlueData Taps AWS Cloud for Hybrid Big Data-as-a-Service

BlueData Software Inc. tapped the Amazon Web Services cloud to add support for hybrid architectures to the latest release of its Big-Data-as-a-Service software.

AWS Named 'Leader' in Data Management Solutions for Analytics

Research firm Gartner is out with a new Magic Quadrant report for Data Management Solutions for Analytics, in which the Amazon Web Services cloud was named a "leader."

AWS Acquires Creative Software Firm Thinkbox

Amazon Web Services on Monday acquired Thinkbox Software, a Canadian firm that specializes in high-performance computing solutions for creative industries.

More 'Quick Start' Deployment Solutions Added to the AWS Cloud

Amazon Web Services has added to its portfolio of Quick Starts, which provide reference deployment packages for popular solutions.

AWS Blames Unplanned System Restarts for S3 Outage

This week's hours-long Amazon Web Services outage was caused by an incorrectly typed command that forced inadvertent restarts of key Amazon S3 subsystems, the company said.

Genymobile Puts Android OS on AWS Marketplace

Genymobile is now providing a complete Android operating environment on the Amazon Web Services cloud with a new AWS Marketplace offering.

Amazon S3 Recovers from Widespread Disruptions

A wide swath of Amazon Web Services applications were down or impaired for several hours on Tuesday due to a glitch in the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3).

Better Handle for Multiple AWS Accounts Now Available

AWS Organizations, which provide policy-based management for multiple accounts, is now generally available, Amazon Web Services announced yesterday.

Multicloud Storage Service Spans AWS, Microsoft Azure

Nimble Storage today introduced a beta offering that it claims provides the only enterprise-grade multicloud block storage service for the Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure public clouds.

AWS Launches I3 Instances for I/O Workloads

Amazon Web Services on Thursday took the wraps off its latest instance family, the I3.

Amazon Sued for Alleged Trademark Breach with 'Chime'

Amazon Chime, the newly launched unified communication service that runs on Amazon Web Services, is the subject of a trademark violation lawsuit filed this week by a New York-based collaboration software firm.

AWS Eases Data Warehouse Imports

It updates conversion tool to ease the export of data stored in Teradata and Oracle data warehouses into its own offering, Amazon Redshift.

Veritas Links Its Data Management Wares to AWS

Just over a year after officially splitting from Symantec, backup and information management company Veritas is busy optimizing its solutions for the cloud.

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