Dec
02
2016
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AWS shoots for total cloud domination

screen-shot-2016-11-30-at-11-02-45-am AWS held its annual re:Invent customer conference this week — and as it revealed one new service after another, one thing became clear: the company with a marketshare lead that is by Gartner’s estimate 10 times bigger than its 14 closest competitors combined, has no plans to slow down or rest on its laurels.
If that market lead isn’t enough to shake up the competition… Read More

Dec
01
2016
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Amazon Glue solves sticky data prep problem in cloud

img_20161201_100233 Amazon announced Amazon Glue today at the re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. The tool has been designed to help developers process data, whether the source is in the cloud or on prem. This is sometimes known as extract, transform, load (ETL) of data, and it’s generally considered one of the toughest parts of analytics. As Amazon CTO Werner Vogels explained today on stage at the… Read More

Dec
01
2016
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AWS Batch simplifies batch computing in the cloud

img_20161201_101449 Amazon’s new AWS Batch allows engineers to execute a series of jobs automatically, in the cloud. The tool lets you run apps and container images on whatever EC2 instances are required to accomplish a given task.
Amazon recognized that many of its customers were bootstrapping their own batch computing systems. Users were stringing together EC2 instances, containers, notifications, and… Read More

Dec
01
2016
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AWS Personal Health Dashboard helps developers monitor the state of their cloud apps

img_20161201_091825 DevOps teams will be happy to hear that Amazon is launching its own dashboard for Amazon Web Services. Personal Health Dashboard, as the company calls it, is its latest release from the stage of re:Invent 2016 to support more advanced cloud apps monitoring. The tool puts critical infrastructure data in one place. The dashboard will automatically notify teams of failures and allow them… Read More

Dec
01
2016
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Here’s everything AWS will announce today

img_20161130_104106 Amazon is hosting the second of two major keynotes at its re:Invent developer conference in Las Vegas today. TechCrunch has received detailed notes on the contents of today’s keynote, which will be delivered by Amazon CTO, Werner Vogels. We already knew he was going to talk about DevOps and containers today, but here are a few more details of what to expect. The keynote is scheduled to… Read More

Nov
30
2016
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AWS Snowball Edge offers 100TB of storage and compute functionality

snowball-edge Amazon’s popular Snowball storage container got a major update today at the company’s re:invent conference. Though largely overshadowed by the new batshit crazy AWS Snowmobile, the aforementioned Snowball will be getting a storage increase to 100 terabytes in addition to computing functionality. Users of the new Snowball Edge will be able to perform basic analysis on their data… Read More

Nov
30
2016
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Amazon will truck your massive piles of data to the cloud with an 18-wheeler

img_20161130_103941 Meet AWS Snowmobile, a tractor-trailer for when your big data is just too damn big. The truck houses a container that can store up to 100 petabytes of data. Real-life data hoarders can contract Amazon to move exabytes of data to the cloud using the new tricked-out trucks. Snowmobile attaches directly to your data center with power and network fibre to move critical information to AWS,… Read More

Nov
30
2016
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AWS goes after Oracle with new PostgresSQL support in Aurora

screen-shot-2016-11-30-at-12-47-50-pm There were a lot of jokes and comments at Oracle’s expense today at the AWS re:Invent conference, but perhaps the boldest statement came when AWS announced it  was adding PostgresSQL support to the AWS Aurora database, making it easier to move an Oracle database to the AWS cloud. Even as Oracle makes its own move to the cloud, it is still held up as the prime example of the… Read More

Nov
30
2016
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AWS gives developers larger instances to work with

screen-shot-2016-11-30-at-8-32-07-am Amazon kicked off its 2016 AWS re:Invent conference with a peppering of announcements regarding its EC2 instance roadmap. The company dropped an updated R4 instance, expanded T2 instances, and a new F1 instance. The F1 utilizes field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) to offer a solution that is faster than traditional CPU/GPU combinations for quick reprogramming. While those new instances… Read More

Nov
30
2016
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AWS announces virtual private servers starting at $5 a month

screen-shot-2016-11-30-at-11-35-02-am AWS fired a shot across Digital Ocean’s bow this morning at the AWS re:Invent conference when it announced new virtual private servers starting at just $5 a month. The VPS service, called Lightsail, allows a customer to easily fire up a server in the cloud for a low price and hide the complexity of the underlying services being used. It’s been designed, according to AWS CEO Andy… Read More

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