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AWS Kubernetes Service Now Supports Windows Containers

The Kubernetes service offered by Amazon Web Services, called Amazon EKS, now supports container development on Windows servers.

Hacked Firm Blames Stolen API Key for Recent AWS Data Breach

Another AWS data breach was in the news lately, but unlike a spate of others that were blamed on unsecured data stores, this one has been attributed to a stolen API key.

Cloud Cost Reduction Firm Compares AWS, Google Cloud Pricing

ParkMyCloud, a company specializing in cloud cost reduction services for its customers, published a post that compares pricing for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) offerings.

AWS IQ: Help Wanted for Project Work

The Amazon Web Services cloud unveiled a new service called AWS IQ to help its users sign up certified experts for on-demand project work.

Amazon Redshift Workload Management Powered by Machine Learning

AWS claims its cloud data warehouse, Amazon Redshift, powers mission-critical analytical workloads "for Fortune 500 companies, startups, and everything in between." Now machine learning is powering the automatic management of those workloads.

Firm Launches Portal to Petabytes of Public Data on AWS Cloud

Quilt Data, which promises to help users "manage data like code" with a versioned data portal for AWS, launched a new portal that it says unlocks petabytes of public data for discovery and sharing.

AWS Unveils Next-Gen GPU-Powered Compute Instances

Targeting use cases like graphics-intensive applications and the deployment of machine learning models in production, Amazon Web Services announced its next generation of GPU-powered compute instances.

Dremio Speeds Data Lake Queries on AWS Cloud

Data lake specialist Dremio announced a new offering that speeds queries on cloud-hosted platforms, including Microsoft Azure and AWS.

New Ledger Database on AWS Cloud Provides Verifiable History of Data Changes

The AWS cloud announced Amazon Quantum Ledger Database, which uses blockchain-like technology to provide a verifiable history of changes made to data in applications owned by AWS users.

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AWS Cloud Gets New Software Defined Perimeter Offering

Israeli security specialist Safe-T has unveiled a Software Defined Perimeter offering for the Amazon Web Services cloud, said to provide remote users with secure access to cloud services without the need of a virtual private network.

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Amazon QuickSight BI Service Gets Anomaly Detection, More

New functionality provides alerts to warn when an anomaly occurs in business metrics, listing the contributing factors.

Analyst: Microsoft Closing AWS Gap in Cloud War

In a familiar refrain that has been going on for years, yet another analyst claims Microsoft's Azure cloud is closing the yawning gap that Amazon Web Services enjoys over competitors in the cloud computing wars.

AWS Tackles Container Visibility

Amazon Web Services announced a new service to tackle the thorny problem of monitoring container applications in order to measure utilization, find performance issues and failures and so on.

What's New for VMware Cloud on AWS

The Amazon Web Services cloud platform was featured prominently at this week's big VMworld conference, with new functionality being added to the managed service and a new study highlighting enterprise cost savings.

VMware Cloud on AWS Gets NVIDIA Hardware Boost for AI Workloads

The popular VMware Cloud on AWS service will better handle high-compute workloads for data science, machine learning and AI projects thanks to a new partnership with NVIDIA.

AWS Taps Machine Learning for New Forecast Service

Amazon Web Services announced the general availability of Amazon Forecast, which uses machine learning to fine-tune its business outcome prognostication capabilities.

CenturyLink Unveils VMware Cloud on AWS Fully Managed Service

This week's VMworld conference may have just started, but CenturyLink issued some pre-emptive VMware news of its own last week with the announcement that it will offer a fully managed private cloud VMware service on the Amazon Web Services platform.

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Quick Start Published for 'Most Popular' Amazon Redshift Data Warehouse

Amazon Web Services published a new Quick Start for Amazon Redshift, which the cloud giant describes as "the most popular and fastest growing cloud data warehouse."

After Capital One Data Hack, AWS Will Scan for Misconfigurations

After the recent hack of Capital One data stored on Amazon Web Services infrastructure enabled by a user-misconfigured firewall, the cloud giant said it will proactively scan for such issues.

Firm Does SQL Analytics on Amazon DynamoDB NoSQL Database Service

California firm Rockset announced its serverless search and analytics engine now does real-time SQL analytics on the NoSQL Amazon DynamoDB database service.

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