• June 25, 2015 25 Jun'15's success on AWS inspires federal cloud use's move to AWS made a world of difference, and now other federal agencies hope to ditch antiquated IT systems for cloud services.

  • June 24, 2015 24 Jun'15

    AWS log management tools make sense of gobs of data

    Amazon services produce an avalanche of log data. How can IT pros sort that data into actionable information?

  • June 23, 2015 23 Jun'15

    AWS T2 line adds big brother

    A new AWS T2.large instance boosts support for testing apps that need more performance, but IT pros cite several reasons the T2.large isn't for use in production.

  • June 23, 2015 23 Jun'15

    Amazon Elastic MapReduce moves forward with Apache Spark

    Amazon Elastic MapReduce has embraced Apache Spark, reflecting an industry shift around big data analytics.

  • June 16, 2015 16 Jun'15

    AWS Lambda has IT pros seeing dollar signs

    Will Lambda change the face of cloud computing as we know it? Some IT pros think so as they weigh its uses and how it compares to containers.

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  • June 15, 2015 15 Jun'15

    Amazon transparency report fails to quell AWS concerns

    Amazon has issued a transparency report about legal requests it has received, but the report raises more questions than it answers for AWS shops.

  • June 12, 2015 12 Jun'15

    New AWS instances drive down previous-generation prices

    New AWS instances will mean cost savings for IT pros, even if they don't purchase instances from the new M4 line.

  • June 11, 2015 11 Jun'15

    Amazon Elastic File System roadmap details revealed

    AWS officials discussed the features customers can expect at the launch of AWS EFS, as well as what's still on the roadmap.

  • June 09, 2015 09 Jun'15

    AWS renewable energy flap gains momentum

    A second environmental group mounts a campaign and shareholders ask for more facts as AWS trades public criticisms with Greenpeace.

  • June 05, 2015 05 Jun'15

    Amazon renewable energy sources questioned

    Amazon says 40% of the power used by its global infrastructure will come from renewable energy sources by the end of 2016, but customers want details.

  • June 03, 2015 03 Jun'15

    Rackspace's shift drives IT shop into Amazon RDS' arms

    Amazon's database as a service convinced a large Rackspace customer to move all its servers to EC2.

  • June 01, 2015 01 Jun'15

    Ooyala achieves multi-cloud management with DIY elbow grease

    An AWS early adopter branched out into Azure and OpenStack while avoiding "sticky" shared services and incorporating open source automation tools.

  • May 08, 2015 08 May'15

    AWS cloud management smoothed by third-party tool

    An AWS shop turned to a product from an AWS premier partner to collect, correlate and manage the data produced by native Amazon tools.

  • April 30, 2015 30 Apr'15

    Amazon ClusterK buy could boost AWS Spot Instances

    Amazon acquired ClusterK, a startup that claims to have built a better mousetrap for orchestrating AWS Spot Instances and making them more reliable.

  • April 29, 2015 29 Apr'15

    TIBCO, AWS in cloud analytics cahoots

    TIBCO will standardize its cloud analytics products on AWS and hopes to integrate R language components with Redshift.