AWS database management

  • March 14, 2019 14 Mar'19

    Gogo's migration to AWS doesn't mean lock-in

    In-flight broadband service provider Gogo has joined other companies with an all-in cloud push toward AWS, while keeping an eye on portability and its long-term options.

  • January 15, 2019 15 Jan'19

    AWS scoops up TSO Logic for cloud spend analysis

    AWS has acquired TSO Logic, which produces analytics that customers can use to plan moves to the cloud. The deal comes with the cloud-market land grab still in its infancy.

  • January 11, 2019 11 Jan'19

    AWS, MongoDB database collision stirs open source tensions

    AWS' DocumentDB managed database service takes aim at the popular MongoDB NoSQL database and stirs up controversy over the rules of engagement for open source software.

  • November 14, 2018 14 Nov'18

    AWS, Oracle trash talk spotlights cloud database migration

    Amazon says its consumer division has dumped Oracle's database platform, and the company will offload most workloads by year's end. Will it inspire AWS customers to do the same?

  • October 31, 2018 31 Oct'18

    AWS month in review: Amazon Lightsail, Lambda updates

    Developers can access managed databases through Amazon Lightsail, run longer function executions and rely on a Lambda SLA. These were some of the notable updates to AWS in October -- a month that ...

  • September 27, 2018 27 Sep'18

    Amazon Aurora Parallel Query blurs database lines

    AWS continues to add features to its managed transactional database service. The latest takes advantage of Aurora's scale-out approach to potentially double query speed.

  • August 28, 2018 28 Aug'18

    Amazon RDS on VMware extends cloud database on site

    The latest expansion of the VMware-AWS partnership, centered on RDS, suggests a growing interest from the public cloud giant to extend its reach into enterprise data centers.

  • May 31, 2018 31 May'18

    Bare-metal instances augment AWS' IaaS options

    Infrastructure was AWS' focus in May, as the cloud provider made good on several of its promises with features that provide more diverse compute options -- including some that directly challenge ...

  • March 30, 2018 30 Mar'18

    Extended duration for IAM roles appeases some, alarms others

    Cloud security best practices and IT convenience don't always align, but as standards such as GDPR take hold and new vulnerabilities constantly emerge, maybe it's ok to loosen the reins from time ...

  • January 30, 2018 30 Jan'18

    EC2 features aim at network, performance improvements

    AWS users have a green light to rev the full bandwidth potential of a particular instance. AWS removed its 5 Gbps limit and improved performance for network connections to and from Elastic Compute ...

  • December 01, 2017 01 Dec'17

    AWS database services Aurora, DynamoDB eye distributed apps

    AWS fills in more gaps in its database and storage services to give customers better reliability across global regions, automated provisioning and cheaper data retrieval.

  • November 17, 2017 17 Nov'17

    Amazon Aurora expands reach, but maybe not far enough

    Support for PostgreSQL in Amazon Aurora helps AWS advance in its fight with Oracle over a larger piece of the database market. But it does not offer total feature parity.

  • October 31, 2017 31 Oct'17

    P3 instance lures AI, machine learning workloads

    AWS' P3 instance unveiled in October provides extra compute power for heavy workloads -- but these capabilities don't come cheap.

  • June 30, 2017 30 Jun'17

    Greengrass extends reach of AWS functionality

    Edge computing and IoT continue to infiltrate the enterprise, prompting AWS to release several services at re:Invent 2016. One service, AWS Greengrass, enables AWS Lambda functions on devices and ...

  • June 29, 2017 29 Jun'17

    Amazon DynamoDB improves automation as competition grows

    New tools in Amazon DynamoDB help users consolidate work under one umbrella, as AWS tries to fend off competitors to a service that was once revolutionary.