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CES: AWS Spotlights IoT and AI Integrations

AWS and its partners showcased the ways in which the cloud provider's IoT and AI offerings are creating new opportunities for software makers, particularly in the automotive space.

Google's Cloud Makes Performance Gains Against AWS

The price/performance gap between Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the other top cloud computing vendors, particularly Google Cloud Platform (GCP), is shrinking.

Amazon Files Formal Protest Against Microsoft's JEDI Win

After indicating last month that it would challenge the U.S. Department of Defense's process for awarding the massive contract to Microsoft, Amazon has formally filed suit.

AWS Tests Enterprise Search Service Backed by Machine Learning

Amazon Kendra, a new natural language search service for enterprises, is now available for public preview.

Amazon Builders' Library Sheds Light on Internal AWS Development Practices

Amazon Web Services has unveiled the Amazon Builders’ Library, a collection of articles and resources that explain the technical details about how the company builds and runs its business, specifically the software.

Report Finds SQL Server on Azure Faster than AWS

A new research report found that SQL Server runs faster on Micrososft's Azure cloud than on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform.

Amazon Detective Is on the Case, Helped by Machine Learning

Amazon Web Services announced Amazon Detective, a new security service that uses machine learning and other technology to improve sleuthing.

AWS Announces Amazon Braket for Quantum Computing

Amazon Braket, a new managed service for quantum computing on the AWS cloud, was announced by Amazon Web Services during its re:Invent conference.

New SageMaker Autopilot Automates AWS Machine Learning Models

Amazon has unveiled SageMaker Autopilot, a new tool for its SageMaker machine learning platform that the company says can boost machine learning projects by automating tasks such as data preprocessing, training parameters and classification.

AWS Adds .NET, Java Support in Cloud Development Kit

Support for .NET and Java, two of the most popular development approaches, is now generally available in the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK), according to an announcement last week by Amazon Web Services.

Faster Datacenter Chip Reportedly Coming from AWS

Amazon Web Service has designed a new datacenter processor that will be at least 20 percent faster than its predecessor, sources told Reuters last week.

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Report: AWS Performance Predictability Tied to Internet Reliance

ThousandEyes has published cloud performance research that cites AWS's reliance on the public Internet -- rather than its own backbone network -- as contributing to operational risks that can impact performance predictability.

AWS CloudFormation Infrastructure Tool Boosts Import Functionality, More

Amazon Web Services has been busy updating its AWS CloudFormation service, used for describing and provisioning infrastructure resources for cloud environments.

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AWS To Legally Protest $10B Defense Contract Awarded to Microsoft, Citing 'Bias'

Amazon said it would legally protest a $10 billion Pentagon contract that was awarded to Microsoft despite Amazon Web Services being the dominant cloud computing platform, citing "unmistakable bias" influencing the decision.

AWS Debuts Launch Wizard for SQL Server

Amazon Web Services this week announced AWS Launch Wizard for SQL Server, designed to simplify the process of sizing, configuring and deploying highly available Microsoft SQL Server solutions.

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New AWS Data Exchange Offers Third-Party Data Set Subscription Service

Amazon Web Services this week announced AWS Data Exchange, providing subscriptions to third-party data in the cloud from a variety of data providers, which can be used in numerous analytics, machine learning and other services.

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AWS Intros New Pricing Model Called Savings Plans in Exchange for Usage Commitment

Amazon Web Services announced Savings Plans, a new pricing model that the company says can provide discounts on AWS ECS (compute) and AWS Fargate, a compute engine for Amazon ECS for running containers.

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Microsoft Tool Manages Mixed AWS, Google Cloud and Azure Workloads

Azure Arc was announced by Microsoft to simplify complex and distributed enterprise cloud environments, such as hybrid cloud implementations that can span on-premises, edge and multiple clouds, including Amazon Web Services.

Just 3 Days Before $10B Pentagon Snub, AWS Touted Federal Use of its Cloud

Amazon Web Services, just days before being snubbed by the U.S. Department of Defense in a $10 billion contract awarded to Microsoft despite AWS' clear cloud dominance, touted the use of its platform by the feds.

AWS Joins Java Community Process

Amazon Web Services has added to its open source initiatives and support for Java developers using its platform by joining the Java Community Process, "the mechanism for developing standard technical specifications for Java technology."

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