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Amazon Relational Database Service Gets Multiple Updates

Amazon RDS on the AWS cloud recently received multiple updates, gaining support for newer versions of MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL and more.

AWS Booms in Q3 Even as Amazon Falls Short

Amazon Web Services continues to be the cloud market's runaway leader, earning $6.7 billion for the fiscal third quarter ended Sept. 30, in line with analyst estimates.

AWS Partner Launches VMware Cloud on AWS Accelerator

2nd Watch has launched a new program that guides customers through the process of deploying the VMware Cloud on AWS solution in their environments.

Oracle's Larry Ellison Faults AWS Security in OpenWorld Keynote

Oracle exec Larry Ellison faulted the security of the Amazon Web Services cloud in his opening keynote address at the company's OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.

AWS Boosts Graphics, Desktop Horsepower with 'Pro' Services

Amazon Web Services is courting high-end power users with new "Pro" services for cloud-based virtual graphics workstations and desktops.

Security Group Finds Multiple Flaws in AWS FreeRTOS

Researchers are warning of several TCP/IP vulnerabilities within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) version of the FreeRTOS operating system for Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

AWS Lets Users Spin Up Databases via Lightsail

Amazon Web Services this week honored a "top customer request" by allowing users to quickly spin up managed databases with its Amazon Lightsail product.

On-Demand Cloud Connectivity Solution Works with AWS

CenturyLink, a communications provider to enterprises, announced a new on-demand connectivity solution, noting it works with cloud platforms including Amazon Web Services.

Cloudflare Challenges AWS with Alliance to Cut Data-Transfer Fees Among Providers

Cloudflare has formed a "Bandwidth Alliance" to cut data-transfer fees among mutual customers with several cloud services providers, including Microsoft Azure and IBM Cloud, challenging Amazon Web Services, the major player in the space.

Report: AWS Raking in $1B in New Cloud Deals

Amazon Web Services' lead in the cloud market is set to become even more pronounced as it reportedly inks major contracts with SAP and Symantec that are worth a combined $1 billion.

AWS MSP Mission Debuts After Partner Mergers

A new managed cloud services provider formed from the merger of three Amazon Web Services partners has emerged this week under the brand "Mission."

AWS Evolves SageMaker Machine Learning Platform

Not to be left out of the exploding artificial intelligence/machine learning market, Amazon Web Services has been busy enhancing its SageMaker platform for creating and working with ML models.

AWS Taps Iridium Satellites To Globalize Its IoT

AWS is pushing to take its Internet of Things IoT platform global, even to regions where Internet connectivity is spotty or nonexistent.

AWS Speeds Up Amazon Aurora Relational Database

Amazon Web Services boosted the query time performance of its Aurora relational database service, purpose-built to leverage the benefits of cloud computing.

AWS Caters to SAP HANA In-Memory Database with High-Memory Computing Instances

Now available are Amazon EC2 High Memory instances with 6 TB, 9 TB and 12 TB capacity, while even larger instances -- 18 TB and 24 TB -- will be available next year.

Salesforce, AWS Expand on Their Product Integrations

AWS and Salesforce have announced plans to further integrate their services in an effort to "simplify how customers can securely share and synchronize data" across their respective clouds.

AWS Puts Storage Gateway into Hardware Appliance

Amazon Web Services has put its Storage Gateway -- for connecting on-premises applications to AWS storage services -- into a hardware appliance.

AWS Simplifies Mobile, Web App Development

The company announced a guided API Builder to work with its AppSync service, used to build data-driven apps with real-time and offline capabilities.

AWS Integrates Lambda with Microsoft PowerShell Core 6.0

Amazon Web Services recently announced new support for PowerShell Core 6.0 in its Lambda serverless computing platform.

AWS IDs Proficient Partners in New Cloud Management Tools Competency

Amazon Web Services added a new category to its competency program to highlight partners who are recognized for their proficiency in specific areas, in this case, cloud management tools, which includes resource and cost optimization.

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