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Study Says AWS Is Most 'Developer Friendly' Platform

Professional services company Accenture published a new developer ecosystem study that indicates Amazon Web Services ranks highly for its friendliness to coders.

State of the Enterprise Cloud: Azure Closes Ground on AWS

In its seventh annual cloud computing report, RightScale confirmed findings of many similar studies: Microsoft's Azure platform is gaining ground on Amazon Web Services, but there's a lot more ground left to make up.

Oracle Enters Datacenter Build-Out Race with Major Cloud Push

In one of its most ambitious infrastructure projects to date, Oracle this week announced plans to quadruple its current cloud footprint by building 12 new datacenters across Asia, Europe and the Americas.

Freelancing Site Sees Surge in Demand for Amazon DynamoDB Skills

Freelancing specialist Upwork has published a new index tracking the most-wanted skills sought by organizations, with the Amazon DynamoDB NoSQL database service seeing a surge in demand.

AWS Adds Encryption Functionality to NoSQL Database Service

Amazon Web Services -- the subject of multiple data exposure reports recently -- has beefed up the security of its Amazon DynamoDB NoSQL database service by adding encryption at rest functionality.

AWS IoT Core Eases Device Connection

Amazon Web Services this week announced easier Internet of Things device connection enabled by new TLS client authentication functionality.

Research: Alibaba Joins AWS, Other Cloud Computing Leaders

Synergy Research Group published cloud computing market share data that for the first time shows Alibaba edging its way into the top group of providers, long and widely led by Amazon Web Services.

VMware Offers AWS Greengrass Appliance for IoT Edge Computing

VMware is previewing a new appliance that brings analytics, serverless computing and even machine learning intelligence to Internet of Things edge devices.

AWS Clears the $5 Billion Mark in Q4 Earnings

Amazon Web Services earned nearly $17.5 billion in revenue for all of 2017, according to Amazon.com's fiscal fourth quarter financial earnings report on Thursday.

Analyst Says Microsoft Took Cloud Market Share from AWS in Q4 2017

Microsoft's Azure cloud stole some public cloud computing market share from Amazon Web Services in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2017, according to research analysts at investment bank KeyBanc quoted by CNBC.

Report Highlights Versa SD-WAN Integration with AWS Cloud

Versa Networks, a specialist in new-age software-centric networking technologies, announced a research report highlighting the integration of its offerings with the Amazon Web Services cloud.

AWS Acquires Security Firm Founded by NSA Vets

Amazon Web Services has snapped up a security software firm with close ties to the U.S. National Security Agency.

AWS Going Big on Go

After recently releasing a preview of its SDK for Go 2.0, Amazon Web Services is continuing to infuse support for the Go programming language across multiple services on its cloud computing platform, with AWS Lambda being the latest.

Armor Anywhere Consumption-Based Pricing Now Available in AWS Marketplace

This week Armor, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Technology Partner, announced the availability of its Armor Anywhere solution in the AWS Marketplace with new consumption-based pricing and enhanced log management services.

AWS Unifies Auto Scaling Across Multiple Services

Auto scaling, a fundamental tenet of the Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform that lets users consume resources on-demand and pay only for what they use, has been unified in order to let users manage it across multiple services.

Veeam Cozies Up to AWS with Cloud Backup Buy

Veeam Software this week announced its plan to acquire N2WS, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service data protection provider with close ties to Amazon Web Services.

Bonitasoft Partners with AWS for Low-Code Offering

The company specializes in helping organizations create low-code business process management and digital transformation software, offering an open source version of its platform.

'Cloud and Distributed Computing' Tops LinkedIn's Top Skill for 2018

LinkedIn published its list of the most in-demand skills heading into 2018, with Cloud and Distributed Computing topping the list.

Developer Preview of SDK for Go 2.0 Available on AWS Cloud

Amazon Web Services Inc. unveiled a developer preview of its new AWS SDK for Go 2.0.

AWS Publishes Couchbase Quick Start

There's now a Quick Start for using Couchbase, the popular document-oriented NoSQL database, on the Amazon Web Services cloud.