• AWS Step by Step

    Monitoring Configuration Changes with AWS Config

    The AWS cloud's flexibility is one of its biggest assets, but it also presents management challenges for companies with large deployments or multiple administrators. In such instances, AWS Config is an indispensable tool for getting a handle on cloud resources. 11/28/2016

  • News

    Administrative SDK for Amazon WorkDocs Now in Preview

    A public preview has launched for a new Administrative SDK for Amazon WorkDocs that lets developers integrate management functionality into apps that work with the enterprise storage and file sharing service. 11/18/2016

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    New AWS SaaS Subscriptions Simplify Access, Billing

    Amazon Web Services is now offering Software-as-a-Service subscriptions to simplify access and billing processes for the bevy of SaaS wares on the AWS Marketplace. 11/17/2016

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    Amazon QuickSight for Big Data Analytics Emerges from Preview

    Amazon Web Services yesterday announced Amazon QuickSight, described as an easy-to-use, inexpensive tool for gleaning BI insights from Big Data analytics, is now generally available. 11/16/2016

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    AWS Snowball Now HIPAA-Compliant

    Businesses that need to transfer individuals' health care data to the cloud under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) can now do so using Amazon Web Services' Snowball product. 11/16/2016

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    AWS Cuts Some Instance Prices by 25 Percent

    Several Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances will cost as much as 25 less starting next month. 11/15/2016

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    Hortonworks Offers Big Data Service on AWS

    Having previously partnered with Microsoft to bring its Big Data offerings to the Azure cloud, Hortonworks Inc. today announced it's branching out to the Amazon Web Services cloud. 11/15/2016

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    AWS Mobile Hub Enhances the Serverless Approach

    Amazon Web Services enhanced its Mobile Hub functionality to help developers create serverless apps backed by its Lambda service and the Amazon API Gateway. 11/14/2016

  • AWS Step by Step

    Moving Large Volumes of Data to Amazon S3 with Snowball

    In general, public cloud vendors are well-suited to running large-scale workloads. But what about migrating them? 11/14/2016

  • News

    Dell EMC Extends Backup, Storage Solutions to AWS

    Dell EMC this week announced the addition of support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) in two of its data protection services. 11/08/2016

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    Cisco Claims New Storage Server Beats AWS on Cost

    Cisco claims its new UCS S-Series Storage Servers are 56 percent less expensive over a three-year period than the Amazon S3 storage service offered by the Amazon Web Services cloud. 11/08/2016

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    Firms Provide AWS Automation, Security and Data Synchronization

    Despite a dizzying array of products and services available in the Amazon Web Services cloud, third-party companies continue to offer solutions that provide niche functionality in areas such as automation, security and data synchronization. 11/07/2016

  • AWS Step by Step

    Getting Started with Amazon Simple Notification Service

    While Amazon SNS can be used as a text messaging engine, it also has less obvious uses that you can leverage in your own applications. Brien walks through a few of them. 11/07/2016

  • News

    AWS Aims Linux Container Image at On-Premises and Cloud

    Enterprises looking to get started with container technology can use a new offering from Amazon Web Services targeting both on-premises and cloud implementations. 11/04/2016

  • News

    MongoDB Service Ties into AWS

    MongoDB Atlas, which provides hosted MongoDB as a Service, is being updated with closer ties to the Amazon Web Services cloud, enabling data developers to create safer private networks hooking into cloud services. 11/02/2016

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    AWS Streamlines Product Support for ISV Partners

    Independent software vendors (ISVs) whose products are listed in the AWS Marketplace now have a new way to connect with their customers on support issues. 11/02/2016

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    AWS Steps Up Its Renewable Energy Efforts

    It may be the undisputed leader in public cloud, but AWS has long been considered a laggard in the green computing space, trailing tech giants Apple, Google, Facebook, Rackspace and Microsoft. 11/01/2016

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    Research Report Outlines Cloud Market Leadership

    A new Q3 report from Synergy Research Group shows the market leaders in three distinct areas of cloud computing, and Amazon Web Services actually lags in one. 10/31/2016

  • AWS Step by Step

    Monitoring EC2 Instances with Amazon CloudWatch

    You wouldn't let VMs running in your datacenter go unchecked. The same goes for VMs in the cloud. Brien shows how to use AWS' CloudWatch tool to ensure these instances perform as intended. 10/31/2016

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    Platform9 Enlists OpenStack To Create Hybrid Clouds with AWS

    Platform9, a private cloud specialist, has released open source drivers that can be used with OpenStack to set up hybrid cloud implementations based on the Amazon Web Services platform. 10/28/2016