• 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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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