• News

    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. 12/06/2019

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    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. 12/05/2019

  • News

    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. 12/04/2019

  • News

    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. 12/04/2019

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    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. 12/04/2019

  • News

    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. 12/03/2019

  • News

    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. 12/02/2019

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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. 11/19/2019

  • News

    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. 11/18/2019

  • News
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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. 11/15/2019

  • News

    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. 11/14/2019

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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. 11/14/2019

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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. 11/08/2019

  • AWS Goes Big on Notifications

    Amazon Web Services is making a push to keep its cloud users informed about their projects and services, adding a bevy of notification options. 11/08/2019

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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. 11/05/2019

  • News

    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. 10/31/2019

  • News

    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." 10/31/2019

  • News

    Industry Awaits Amazon Response to Being Stiffed in $10B Pentagon Contract Awarded to Microsoft

    The cloud wars took a new twist -- one steeped in political ramifications-- as Microsoft's Azure was chosen over the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform for a huge Pentagon contract. 10/30/2019

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