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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.

New AWS Migration Tool Announced

Plenty of options are available to help with the migration of systems and data to the Amazon Web Services cloud, with a new tool entering the space from Hystax, targeting any kind of workload.

AWS, Microsoft Azure Clouds Vie for Government/Public Sector Dominance

As they compete on many fronts for cloud computing dominance, both Amazon Web Services and No. 2 provider Microsoft Azure have recently ramped up efforts to woo the government/public sector markets.

TIBCO Unveils Data Science Offering on AWS Cloud

Coming soon to the AWS Marketplace, TIBCO Data Science will reportedly let data scientists share resources and collaborate using Big Data and machine learning capabilities, with data security and governance built in.

AWS, VMware Strengthen Ties with Upcoming Amazon RDS on VMware

Amazon Web Services and virtualization specialist VMware have increased their cooperative ties with the announcement of the upcoming Amazon RDS on VMware.

VMware Expands, Improves Its AWS Hybrid Cloud Solution

VMware kicked off its 2018 VMworld conference in Las Vegas on Monday by announcing several enhancements to its VMware Cloud on AWS hybrid offering, which first went live a year ago.

New AWS T3 Computing Instances Now Available

Amazon Web Services announced the next generation of its general-purpose computing instances, which are said to provide better price performance and unlimited bursting by default.

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