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Rubrik Now Provides Data Protection for Cloud Apps

Rubrik has updated its portfolio of services to provide data protection for apps running in the Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure clouds.

AWS Growth Continues To Taper in Q1 Earnings

Despite posting record revenues in Amazon.com's first quarter-earnings report on Thursday, Amazon Web Services is showing signs of being on the wane.

Rackspace Adds Professional Support Services to AWS Offerings

They address architecture strategy and guidance, cloud migration and cloud automation.

AWS Exec Fires Back at Oracle's Mark Hurd over Cloud Superiority Claims

The war of words among execs at Amazon Web Services and cloud computing competitor Oracle is continuing, with the latest salvo launched by AWS exec James Hamilton in response to comments made by Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd about his company's superiority.

With CodeStar, AWS Makes Its Latest Dev Play

Unveiled at its AWS Summit event in San Francisco last week, CodeStar is Amazon Web Services' new solution for building and deploying applications on the AWS cloud.

Firm's Managed Cloud Controls Target AWS Compliance, Costs

Two inaugural offerings in a new category of services from Cloud Technology Partners help AWS customers manage cloud compliance and control costs.

Forum Site Debates 'AWS Killing the DevOps Profession'

Hacker News readers are asked about the definition of DevOps and its fate in light of the AWS ascension.

AWS-Based MongoDB Service Gets Live Migrations, More

A month after announcing a free tier for the MongoDB Atlas service hosted on the Amazon Web Services cloud, MongoDB Inc. has updated the offering with a new live migration capability and several other improvements.

AWS Gets More Biz from Dunkin' Brands, The New York Times

Amazon Web Services announced that Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. has chosen it to provide cloud infrastructure, following a report yesterday that The New York Times will also throw more business its way after closing some leased datacenters.

AWS Unveils New Services at San Francisco Summit

Werner Vogels, Amazon.com CTO, announced a raft of new services that are both in preview and generally available.

Security Analysis Shows Widespread Critical AWS Misconfigurations

An analysis of Amazon Web Services cloud usage by Threat Stack revealed widespread critical security misconfigurations in nearly three-quarters of more than 200 surveyed organizations.

Firm Tackles AWS Lambda Security

New capabilities in company's Observable Cloud service are aimed at helping users recognize and understand behavioral anomalies.

Cloud Research Shows Rise of Hyperscale Operators, Led by AWS

Synergy Research Group published a new report detailing the rise of hyperscale operators, who are grabbing up cloud market share at an increasing rate, led by Amazon Web Services.

Chasing ROI, Orgs Ramp Up AWS Spending

The promise of higher revenues and lower maintenance costs is prompting many Amazon Web Services customers to increase their cloud spending by as much as 30 percent.

San Francisco AWS Summit Full, But You Can Watch Online

Company will live stream keynote from Amazon CTO, fireside chat from AWS CEO.

Databricks Tunes Apache Spark-Based Cloud Platform for Data Engineers

Big Data company Databricks launched a new edition of its Apache Spark-based platform -- specially tuned for data engineers -- on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

AWS Now Migrating NoSQL Databases

Amazon Web Services is now helping users migrate NoSQL databases to its cloud, adding functionality to its tool previously used only for relational databases and data warehouses.

AWS, Azure Rank High in IaaS Perception Survey

A recent report by 451 Research paints a rosy picture of the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market, at least when it comes to how enterprises perceive vendors' abilities to deliver on their promises.

Ubuntu Kernel Tuned for Better AWS Performance

Ubuntu Linux, the most popular platform used on the Amazon Web Services cloud, now performs better, according to its distributor, Canonical.

Analysts: IaaS Market Bound for AWS-Azure 'Duopoly'

The writing has been on the wall for some time for up-and-coming Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) vendors, but new research from analyst firm Gartner Inc. underscores it.