• News

    Report: Oracle Doubles Cost To License Its Software for AWS

    The next front in Oracle's ongoing battle against Amazon Web Services (AWS) appears to be over licensing. 01/31/2017

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    Survey Reveals What Makes Cloud Deployments Successful

    Enterprises thinking of moving operations to cloud leader Amazon Web Services or any other cloud provider might be interested in a new study that investigates what makes such moves successful. 01/30/2017

  • AWS Step by Step

    Creating a Virtual Private Cloud on AWS

    VPCs are relatively easy to set up in AWS, although they usually require a significant degree of configuration afterward. Brien walks you through the steps. 01/30/2017

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    AWS Unveils Cloud Directory for Hierarchical Data

    Hierarchically organized data examples include device registries, course catalogs, network configurations, file systems, project task lists, language taxonomy, user directories and many more. 01/27/2017

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    Commvault Simplifies Use of Data Platform on AWS Cloud

    New Commvault reference architectures boost the functionality of its namesake data platform -- providing backup, archive and recovery services -- on the Amazon Web Services cloud. 01/26/2017

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    Looker Supports Amazon Athena for Data Lake Analytics

    Looker Data Sciences has developed a connector that lets users of its data platform work with the Amazon Athena managed service from Amazon Web Services. 01/24/2017

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    AWS Intros IoT Button for the Enterprise

    Amazon Web Services has officially introduced the IoT Button Enterprise Program, now in a limited preview. 01/23/2017

  • AWS Step by Step

    Using AWS for Mobile Device Testing

    The proliferation of mobile devices and platforms has complicated the testing process in recent years. Fortunately, the AWS Device Farm lets admins and developers run tests against a variety of device types. 01/23/2017

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    AWS Climbs in Application Usage Ranking

    Amazon Web Services climbed up a notch in the latest business application and service usage report published by Okta. 01/19/2017

  • AWS Step by Step

    Connecting to a Linux Instance in AWS Using PuTTY

    Logging in to a Linux instance is significantly different from logging in to a Windows instance. Brien walks you through the steps using the PuTTY utility. 01/18/2017

  • News

    NuoDB 'Elastic SQL Database' Boosts AWS Functionality

    NuoDB 2.6, announced today, adds Amazon Web Services functionality for developers creating scalable, on-demand cloud applications. 01/17/2017

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    AWS Program to Train, Place UK Workers

    Just about a month after Amazon Web Services unveiled its new London-based Europe region, the company today announced a training and job placement program for AWS-centric cloud-based computing and development in the U.K. and Ireland. 01/12/2017

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    AWS Earns 'C' Grade in Green Computing Report

    A report released Tuesday by environmental watchdog group Greenpeace puts Amazon Web Services on the hot seat for not being more forthcoming about its cloud infrastructure's energy footprint. 01/11/2017

  • AWS Step by Step

    Creating Resource Groups in AWS

    Amazon Web Services allows admins to create logical groupings of AWS resources, and manage them using tags and tag values. Here's how to get started. 01/10/2017

  • News

    AWS Enhances Price List Notifications

    Having announced programmatic access to price lists for various products and services a year ago, Amazon Web Services has since expanded the scope of the service and is now providing daily aggregated price list notifications. 01/09/2017

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    AWS Batch Processing Goes Online

    AWS Batch enables developers, scientists and engineers to easily and efficiently run hundreds of thousands of batch computing jobs on the Amazon Web Services cloud. 01/06/2017

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    AWS Touts Sharp Spike in Database Migrations

    Despite being generally available for less than a year, AWS' Database Migration Service is proving to be a key growth area for the cloud giant. 01/06/2017

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    Survey Contrasts User Types for AWS, Google and Azure Clouds

    A brand-new survey from ratings and reviews firm Clutch investigates the different types of users for the top three cloud providers, finding larger enterprises prefer Microsoft Azure while smaller businesses favor Google Cloud Platform. 01/05/2017

  • AWS Step by Step

    Using AWS To Host WordPress

    The AWS cloud is more than a platform for hosting VM instances, allocating cloud storage and other IaaS-related tasks. As Brien shows, it can also be used as a platform for hosting Web applications. 01/03/2017

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    AWS Fights DDoS Attacks

    In the wake of large attacks coming from new sources such as the Mirai botnet, AWS outlined a three-pronged approach leveraging its automatic scaling capabilities, fault tolerance protections and automatic attack mitigation mechanisms. 01/03/2017