• 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    AWS Hits New High with $3.2 Billion in Revenue

    Public cloud leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) continued its upward trajectory on Thursday with the release of Amazon.com's third-quarter financial report. 10/27/2016

  • AWS Step by Step

    Creating Alarms for Auto-Scaled AWS Workloads

    It's easy enough to create an auto-scaling group in AWS, but how exactly does AWS know when a workload needs to be scaled? As Brien demonstrates, the entire process is based on alarms. 10/26/2016

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    Rackspace Updates Compass AWS Management Tool

    Rackspace, a managed cloud services company, has updated its Compass management tool for the Amazon Web Services platform, expanding it to include more than 350 automated best practice checks and other features. 10/25/2016

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    AWS Service Moves Virtual Workloads to the Cloud

    Amazon Web Services this week launched a new service to help organizations migrate their on-premises workloads to the cloud with minimal downtime. 10/25/2016

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    AWS Snags Former Netflix Cloud Guru for VP Role

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has named Adrian Cockcroft its new vice president of Cloud Architecture, announced CTO Werner Vogels on Monday. 10/24/2016

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    Oracle's AWS-Killer Sees Daylight

    Oracle's new Bare Metal Cloud Services, part of its next-generation Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) portfolio and a targeted challenge to Amazon Web Services (AWS), is now generally available. 10/24/2016

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    Amazon Redshift Rules in Periscope Interactive Analytics Test

    Data analysis and visualization company Periscope Data tested leading cloud-based data warehouse offerings in order to better advise its customers on which technology to pick and gave the nod to Amazon Redshift over Snowflake and BigQuery. 10/21/2016

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    AWS Closes Gaps Between Aurora and Other Services

    Amazon Web Services has added new features to its Aurora relational database engine aimed at improving its integration with other AWS services. 10/21/2016