AWS database management
- 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.
- 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.
- December 23, 2016
AWS upgrades in 2016 were big on enterprise demands with a range of services to aid in migrations, and a host of additions aimed to fill in gaps and expand on existing tools.
- December 01, 2016
AWS intends to make it easier than ever for an enterprise to use its platform -- on or off premises.
- November 23, 2016
Amazon cut prices on its cold storage service Glacier, a move that also gives customers faster access to data -- if they're willing to pay for it.
- November 18, 2016
The QuickSight BI capabilities are a good start for AWS, though far from disruptive. That all could change as Amazon fleshes out its strategy in the coming months.
- October 26, 2016
Tying Amazon Aurora to S3 and Lambda simplifies the connections between services, and opens the door to a range of new capabilities.
- September 29, 2016
Oracle and AWS continue to fight over which is the better environment for running database workloads in the cloud. But for many IT shops, it's not an either-or decision.
- March 22, 2016
AWS turned 10 this month, and for the first time it faces the potential of real competition in a market that promises to be different in its second decade.
- February 01, 2016
Amazon's long-awaited Elastic File System is expected to hit the market soon, but it won't natively support Windows or high-performance workloads.
- December 17, 2015
Amazon's Aurora database now offers encryption at rest, which could help with international data security concerns as European law is clarified.
- November 20, 2015
Amazon Web Services made hundreds of product and feature updates in 2015, but there are a few that IT pros are most grateful for, as the end of the year approaches.
- November 20, 2015
In this Q&A, Andreas Wittig, co-author of the book 'Amazon Web Services in Action,' highlights the biggest rookie mistakes enterprises struggle with and pitfalls to avoid.
- November 13, 2015
AWS added features such as an EC2 Run Command and the ability to share RDS snapshot data between accounts -- giving some users reason for concern about security.