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AWS Cloud Cover delivers the latest news, commentary and analysis on the world of Amazon Web Services public cloud.

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  • AWS pushes for database domination

    David Carty - Community Member 14 Apr 2017
  • The AWS Database Migration Service added support for MongoDB, as the cloud provider makes a push to convert more NoSQL databases to DynamoDB.

  • How Amazon S3 toppled AWS’ house of cards

    Trevor Jones - News Writer 02 Mar 2017
  • AWS attributed Tuesday's extended disruption to outdated processes and human error, according to a postmortem published Thursday. The post, which classified the incident as a "service disruption," ...

  • Amazon doesn't want IT thinking multicloud

    Trevor Jones - News Writer 08 Dec 2016
  • Amazon has come far to accommodate customers running workloads on-premises; the same can't be said, however, for how it addresses its customers using other public clouds. At re:Invent last week, ...

  • Making cloud choices for midsized businesses

    Jan Stafford - Executive Editor 31 Oct 2014
  • IT consultant Dr. Sheryl Kitchen talked about the benefits of AWS and Rackspace cloud services for midsized businesses in our recent conversation. Midsized businesses, those with over $50 million ...

  • AWS strategy follows hybrid cloud puck

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 29 Oct 2014
  • It’s no secret Amazon Web Services has been on a mission to court enterprise IT, and by now, visible changes in its strategy are becoming pronounced. Namely, AWS will accommodate more traditional, ...

  • Choosing small biz clouds: Criteria and vendors

    Jan Stafford - Executive Editor 29 Oct 2014
  • Most small businesses can leverage cloud-based solutions easily, because they haven’t invested heavily in legacy infrastructure, as larger organizations have. That segment is highly desirable for ...

  • Choosing an AWS storage option

    Katherine Martin - Content Optimization Specialist 28 Oct 2014
  • Storage is an essential component of the cloud world. You could say that storage IS the cloud. The decision of which storage option you choose will affect the scalability, reliability, ...

  • Finding the right cloud computing partner

    Scot Petersen - former Editorial Director 20 Oct 2014
  • It's clear that cloud computing is no longer a do-it-yourself venture, especially in the enterprise. A lot of companies can roll their own applications on Amazon Web Services for one-off projects, ...