- April 21, 2017
Updates this week to Redshift and DynamoDB, plus AWS CodeStar, a service for CI/CD workloads, aim to streamline use of several Amazon services.
- March 30, 2017
A new Amazon call center service represents yet another market for AWS to disrupt, but its real draw could be its integration with existing AWS tools.
- March 24, 2017
You have to spend money to make money. At least that's what AWS hopes with its acquisition of a suite of rendering tools that may draw in more high-performance computing workloads.
- March 16, 2017
AWS Reserved Instances are now more flexible than ever, but challenges remain with the discount service -- a problem magnified by Google's new streamlined discount offering.
- March 03, 2017
Tuesday's Amazon S3 outage reverberated around the internet, but cost and complexity will likely keep many users from scrambling to change their redundancy practices.
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- March 02, 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AWS attributed Tuesday's extended disruption to outdated processes and human error, according to a postmortem published Thursday.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," ...
- March 02, 2017
A Kubernetes startup has been tapped to design a reference architecture for AWS. IT pros see a potential precursor to Kubernetes support in ECS.
- February 28, 2017
An AWS disruption Tuesday was the longest and most impactful downtime for the public cloud provider in years, as S3 became unresponsive in a major data hub.
- February 24, 2017
New AWS database migration capabilities simplify data lake transfers to Redshift from Oracle and Teradata, but it still doesn't solve the biggest obstacles to move databases to the cloud.
- February 20, 2017
Amazon EBS' new live volume modification for storage attached to S3 saves time and headaches for IT pros, who welcome the technology they say is overdue.
- February 16, 2017
AWS' track record in business productivity is spotty, but Amazon Chime appeals to enterprise IT pros who want all their IT tools in the same shed.
- February 09, 2017
IPv6 is not new, but the proliferation of the internet of things creates new demand for the protocol. And AWS has responded in deliberate fashion.
- January 27, 2017
Amazon Cloud Directory brings a cloud-native approach to data management and moves away from traditional models, but it isn't without tradeoffs for enterprise IT.
- January 12, 2017
A quiet AWS acquisition last year could improve customers' ability to detect and respond to cyberattacks at scale through automation and machine learning.
- December 30, 2016
AWS took steps to further shake up enterprise cloud, including new data centers, a Kubernetes competitor and the release of EFS. Here's what ranked on SearchAWS in 2016.