AWS database management
- October 31, 2019
This month, AWS expanded its hybrid cloud capabilities with RDS on VMware but lost out on the JEDI cloud contract. It also added new EC2 instances with larger network and memory capacity.
- October 17, 2019
VMware customers can now run AWS' Relational Database Service in their on-premises clusters, in a move that provides another option for hybrid cloud computing.
- October 15, 2019
Amazon has moved its consumer division's IT operations off of Oracle's database and onto AWS services, a towering effort that gives it a calling card to attract highly critical enterprise workloads.
- September 30, 2019
This month AWS finally went live with Amazon QLDB. The AWS ledger database is another way for users to tailor data storage to their needs on the platform. AWS also introduced same-region S3 ...
- August 06, 2019
PartiQL, a multisource query language developed internally at Amazon, is now open sourced under Apache 2.0, and may benefit enterprises with complex data-management needs.
- June 28, 2019
AWS this month hosted its inaugural re:Inforce conference in Boston and used the setting to make AWS Security Hub and Control Tower generally available and to introduce a VPC network security ...
- March 14, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
AWS' P3 instance unveiled in October provides extra compute power for heavy workloads -- but these capabilities don't come cheap.
- June 30, 2017
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
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.
- 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.
- October 14, 2015
IT pros at last week's Amazon user conference welcomed a raft of new cloud services, but were left wanting more. Here's what AWS customers hope to see next.
- October 08, 2015
This year's re:Invent conference was Amazon Web Services' most popular, which led to some conference congestion. AWS users took to Twitter to share sights and thoughts from Las Vegas.
- September 23, 2015
Enterprises took an earlier AWS outage this week in stride, but a second glitch in four days has cloud users concerned.
- August 31, 2015
ClearSky Data takes advantage of the scalability, redundancy and price of Simple Storage Service with its newly launched storage as a service platform.
- July 29, 2015
Amazon Aurora is now available, but its features don't match that of the rest of Relational Database Service.
- July 22, 2015
New possibilities have opened up for cloud users now that the Amazon DynamoDB NoSQL database and AWS Lambda can be used together.
- June 03, 2015
Amazon's database as a service convinced a large Rackspace customer to move all its servers to EC2.
- March 27, 2015
Amazon is hiring thousands of people, and where it’s hiring offers clues about where the AWS roadmap is headed.