• News

    Amazon EC2 Adds Windows Server 2016 Support

    The latest version of Microsoft's server operating system can now be deployed on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). 10/20/2016

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    AWS Expands Education Program with Classes, Job Board

    Amazon gave its 1-year-old AWS Educate program a significant boost this week in a bid to better prepare students for cloud-centric careers. 10/19/2016

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    AWS and Microsoft Clash over Cloud Size, Public Sector

    This week's IACP Conference in San Diego, Calif., gave cloud giants Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure another market to scrap over: the public sector. 10/18/2016

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    Atlassian Backs AWS for Its Data Center Editions

    The Data Center editions of two of software firm Atlassian's core products, JIRA Software and BitBucket, now feature native support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) deployments. 10/18/2016

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    Engineers Publish Open Guide to AWS on GitHub

    Another resource has emerged on GitHub to help engineers sort out the complex ecosystem of products and services that constitutes the Amazon Web Services cloud. 10/17/2016

  • AWS Step by Step

    Auto Scaling Your AWS Workloads

    One of the challenges of operating a workload at scale is ensuring that it uses the right number of instances. Fortunately, AWS has an auto scaler that can automatically run a workload on the optimal number of instances. Here's how to set it up. 10/17/2016

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    Analysis: AWS-VMware Partnership a 'Win-Win'

    The newly minted hybrid cloud partnership between VMware Inc. and Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) promises to be a boon for the two companies' mutual customers. 10/14/2016

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    AWS Joins Hybrid Cloud Fray in VMware Partnership

    Virtualization giant VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are partnering on a hybrid cloud service dubbed "VMware Cloud on AWS." 10/13/2016

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    AWS Adds Another SAP-Optimized EC2 Instance

    Amazon Web Services has introduced another X1 instance size to its family of SAP HANA-optimized Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances. 10/11/2016

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    AWS, Microsoft Embrace IPv6 for Their Clouds

    To meet the requirements of modern software -- and because of the increasingly limited availability of IPv4 addresses -- Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) and Microsoft have each brought native IPv6 connectivity to their respective cloud services. 10/11/2016

  • AWS Step by Step

    How To Attach Extra Storage to an EC2 Instance

    In the world of physical servers, it's rare for a server to have only a single hard drive -- and yet, default AWS instances usually only contain a single virtual hard disk. Fortunately, there is a way to attach additional virtual hard disks to an AWS instance. 10/10/2016

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    Cloud Leaders Diverge on AI Approach

    Many signs are pointing to artificial intelligence (AI) as the next battleground for the top three cloud providers. 10/10/2016

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    AWS, AT&T Work on Joint IoT and Networking Solutions

    Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) has signed a deal with telecom giant AT&T to develop integrated Internet of Things (IoT) and networking solutions for businesses. 10/06/2016

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    AWS Launches GPU Instances for AI, Big Data Workloads

    In a bid to support the most compute-intensive workloads today, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) has launched a new family of Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance types called P2. 10/04/2016

  • AWS Step by Step

    Working with AWS Bucket Policies

    By default, AWS storage buckets are relatively permissive. While you can exert more control over them by implementing bucket policies, the catch is that AWS doesn't provide a point-and-click process for this. 10/03/2016

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    AWS Expanding EU Footprint with Paris Region

    Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) has set its sights on France as it plans to expand its global cloud infrastructure. 09/29/2016

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    Amazon Linux Machine Image Gets Update

    Amazon Web Services updated its Amazon Linux AMI, with support for Python 3.5, Nginx 1.10, PostgreSQL 9.5, PHP 7.0 and more. 09/28/2016

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    AWS Launches Largest M4 Instance Yet

    Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) this week expanded its family of M4 instance types with the m4.16xlarge. 09/28/2016

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    Firm Says Configuration Management Key to Cloud Migrations

    According to Logicworks, configuration management is key to understanding what a "good" AWS implementation is, which removes the main obstacle to cloud migrations. 09/27/2016

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    Microsoft Talks Up Its Cloud Footprint vs. Amazon's

    Microsoft this week underscored the global reach of its Azure public cloud, particularly in comparison to Amazon Web Services (AWS). 09/27/2016