AWS instances strategy and setup

  • September 13, 2019 13 Sep'19

    New details emerge about AWS Outposts as launch nears

    AWS Outposts will ship later this year. In advance of that launch, AWS has given customers a sense of what they can expect from the first release of the private, on-premises version of its public cloud infrastructure.

  • July 15, 2019 15 Jul'19

    Amazon's Werner Vogels talks AWS Outposts, innovation

    Amazon CTO Werner Vogels talks about the company's Outposts hybrid cloud hardware, how AWS approaches innovation and future plans for cloud cost containment.

  • February 28, 2019 28 Feb'19

    AWS month in review: More improvements for hybrid cloud

    Amazon polished several services in February to simplify management of AWS hybrid cloud architecture. It also added five new EC2 bare metal instances and upgraded Amazon GuardDuty. Find out how AWS ...

  • December 05, 2018 05 Dec'18

    AWS Outposts shaped by on-prem forerunner from Microsoft

    AWS Outposts immediately drew comparison to Microsoft Azure Stack, but Amazon said it designed its service differently based on perceived weaknesses in the competition's offering.

  • November 30, 2018 30 Nov'18

    AWS License Manager spotlights BYOL compliance

    Many AWS customers use the bring-your-own-license model. Now, the cloud vendor has given them a tool to ensure they comply with third-party contract agreements.

  • November 08, 2018 08 Nov'18

    Cisco, AWS team up for Kubernetes hybrid cloud deployments

    Kubernetes users pick up another option for container orchestration in hybrid deployments in the form of a product bundle from Cisco and AWS.

  • October 15, 2018 15 Oct'18

    Open source tool simplifies Kubernetes on AWS

    AWS added an open source tool to manage infrastructure directly through Kubernetes. But the software is targeted at AWS assets, so don't expect it to help with portability.

  • July 25, 2018 25 Jul'18

    AWS managed Kubernetes service intrigues, vexes IT pros

    Amazon EKS generated curiosity among attendees at the AWS Summit in New York. But AWS' long-term container plans could change and alter how it packages the service to users.

  • June 29, 2018 29 Jun'18

    VMware-AWS service bubbles into new markets

    With the VMware-AWS partnership, some customers were either reluctant or unable to use earlier versions of the service. Now, with the passage of time and corresponding product maturity, customers ...

  • 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 ...

  • May 16, 2018 16 May'18

    EC2 features geared toward modest enterprise adoption

    AWS infrastructure services now offer more VM control, licensing flexibility and a price cut -- all part of its plan to lure coveted enterprise customers.

  • April 30, 2018 30 Apr'18

    AWS Lambda features rev Node.js support

    Breathe easier, serverless application developers -- your lengthy wait is over, with AWS Lambda's added support for a newer Node.js runtime After a year's wait, AWS developers can now use Node.js ...

  • April 27, 2018 27 Apr'18

    AWS blockchain template a response to market demand

    AWS was lukewarm on blockchain until recently, but customer demand might have pushed the cloud provider to change its tune and offer some entry-level templates.

  • April 17, 2018 17 Apr'18

    Three laws of IoT connectivity govern AWS' strategy

    The growth and proliferation of connected sensors has drawn AWS headlong into the IoT market. And a recent keynote speech provided clues as to how the cloud provider shapes its tools to manage ...

  • 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 ...