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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

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    2016 Wrap-Up: Top AWS News of the Year

    From feature debuts to cloud price wars to challenges from Microsoft and Oracle, here are the most-read AWS news articles of 2016. 12/27/2016

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    2016 Wrap-Up: Top AWS How-To Columns of the Year

    You had AWS questions, our cloud guru Brien Posey had the answers. Here are top five most-read AWS how-to columns of 2016. 12/26/2016

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    Amazon QuickSight for Enterprises Ready for Prime Time

    An enterprise-grade version of Amazon Web Services' cloud-based data analytics and visualization service is now available. 12/20/2016

  • AWS Step by Step

    Creating Snapshots of AWS Instances

    Backing up virtual machines in the public cloud has always been a challenge. One of the methods that Amazon Web Services recommends for protecting EC2 instances is the creation of snapshots. 12/19/2016

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    Amazon's London Datacenters Now Open for Business

    Earlier this month, Amazon Web Services planted its flag in Canada with the launch of a new cloud region in Ontario. This week, it's expanding its footprint on the other side of the Atlantic. 12/14/2016

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    Survey: AWS Dominates Highest-Paying Software Skills

    Businesses are paying top dollar for employees with expertise in Amazon Web Services technologies, according to a recent report. 12/14/2016

  • AWS Step by Step

    Using AWS for Enterprise Document Storage: Part 2

    AWS WorkDocs isn't as powerful as competitors like Microsoft SharePoint, but it does offer organizations a way to host documents in the cloud and do basic collaboration. Brien shows how. 12/13/2016

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    AWS Adds Operations Management for Large Enterprises

    After years of testing, Amazon Web Services rolled out a new service for infrastructure and operations management, targeting enterprises running large-scale datacenters that want to move to the cloud. 12/13/2016

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    AWS Cloud Expands North into Canada

    Amazon Web Services officially flipped the switch on its first Canadian region this month. 12/12/2016

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    AWS Lambda Now Supports C# Programming

    AWS Lambda, which provides "serverless" functionality for projects such as app back-end services, now supports the C# programming language, Amazon Web Services said. 12/08/2016

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    BlueData Puts 'Big Data-as-a-Service' on AWS

    Following a "directed availability" trial period, BlueData Software today announced its BDaaS platform is now generally available to everyone on the Amazon Web Services cloud. 12/07/2016

  • AWS Step by Step

    Using AWS for Enterprise Document Storage: Part 1

    AWS offers a vast number of storage choices, but what if you just want to upload some documents to the cloud and share them to end users? A simple and inexpensive option is AWS WorkDocs. In the first installment of this series, Brien shows how to set up WorkDocs, including establishing the Active Directory environment. 12/05/2016

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    What AWS Offered to Mobile Developers at re:Invent 2016

    This week's re:Invent 2016 conference held by Amazon Web Services generated a huge amount of developer related news, which might seem a bit overwhelming, so we've boiled down the highlights of special interest to developers in the mobile space, one of the hottest segments of the industry and a natural fit for cloud computing. 12/02/2016

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    With X-Ray, AWS Gives Devs In-Depth Debugging

    Amazon Web Services this week announced the preview of a new service that gives developers a detailed map of their applications' innards for better troubleshooting. 12/02/2016

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    AWS Launches Shield Service To Stop DDoS Attacks

    A new managed solution from Amazon Web Services aims to protect cloud applications against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. 12/02/2016