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- 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.
- July 15, 2019
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels talks about the company's Outposts hybrid cloud hardware, how AWS approaches innovation and future plans for cloud cost containment.
- December 05, 2018
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
IT and development teams who try to keep pace with AWS' ever-expanding portfolio have a lot to catch up on this month. First, to see the most significant news that came out of AWS re:Invent 2018 ...
- November 30, 2018
AWS re:Invent 2018 attendees took to Twitter to voice their pleasures and pains from the show in Vegas, and elaborate on the myriad of Amazon tools and services unveiled at the conference.
- November 28, 2018
AWS will transport its software stack into customer data centers with Outposts, a managed service that incorporates the same hardware the cloud provider uses for EC2.
- November 19, 2018
AWS re:Invent 2018 is sure to generate a number of important updates for enterprise cloud users. Stay on top of the latest news and analysis with this complete conference guide.
- November 16, 2018
Autoscaling is table stakes for public cloud providers. Now AWS customers can apply it to their EC2 Fleet instance groups for improved control over cost and performance.
- July 25, 2018
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.
- July 17, 2018
AWS Snowball portable data transfer devices gain EC2 functionality, as the public cloud vendor seeks more ways for customers to use these boxes in their private facilities.
- 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 ...
- May 16, 2018
AWS infrastructure services now offer more VM control, licensing flexibility and a price cut -- all part of its plan to lure coveted enterprise customers.
- March 01, 2018
Many cloud developers espouse the benefits of serverless computing, but others find the approach unwieldy or difficult to manage. The AWS Serverless Application Repository, one of several AWS ...
- February 09, 2018
AWS automation capabilities continue to expand, as the cloud vendor pushes customers to follow its lead to eliminate manual steps and gain efficiency.
- February 01, 2018
A bandwidth jolt to AWS networking services gives customers faster data transfer between services, and creates workflows that might have otherwise been prohibitive.
- 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 ...
- November 30, 2017
Managed services took center stage at AWS' annual user conference, with added higher-level services for IoT, functions, containers and databases.
- October 31, 2017
AWS' P3 instance unveiled in October provides extra compute power for heavy workloads -- but these capabilities don't come cheap.
- September 20, 2017
AWS per-second billing is a welcome change, but one likely tailored to lure new enterprises, rather than assist users that have optimized their environments or gone up the stack.
- August 31, 2017
AWS customers can add graphic acceleration to instances, but with little flexibility. To change that, the cloud provider has finally fulfilled a promise from early last year, with Elastic GPUs that ...
- July 31, 2017
The new G3 instance type, one of several features for AWS in July, provides extra power for graphics-intensive workloads.
- June 08, 2017
AWS has churned out a host of new EC2 instance types over the past year, as it responds to a shift toward more production workloads on the platform.
- March 16, 2017
AWS Reserved Instances are now more flexible than ever, but challenges remain with the discount service -- a problem magnified by Google's new streamlined discount offering.
- February 09, 2017
IPv6 is not new, but the proliferation of the internet of things creates new demand for the protocol. And AWS has responded in deliberate fashion.
- July 29, 2016
Amazon's hybrid cloud strategy continues to evolve with Amazon EC2 Run Command, extending its reach into customer data centers amid growing competition from Microsoft.
- June 30, 2016
Amazon EFS is now generally available after a lengthy preview and should fill a void for many customers, though limitations will force some customers to rely on workarounds.
- 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 30, 2015
Cloud customers keep their ears to the ground to keep up with new AWS information, particularly when it comes to service issues. These five news stories were most popular on SearchAWS in 2015.
- December 22, 2015
AWS users want more built-in cloud security and control tools in 2016, and vow to improve cloud cost management -- something Amazon will help with through a new free tool.
- December 04, 2015
Amazon continues its competitive push against Microsoft with a new way of deploying Active Directory in its cloud.
- 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 03, 2015
The challenges of managing hybrid clouds could be mitigated significantly by technical advances that look to take over the data center in the next few years.
- October 26, 2015
AWS surpassed $2 billion in revenue last quarter -- and industry watchers say it's still early in the maturation of the public cloud market.
- October 08, 2015
Amazon's cloud now offers more container services to meet demands of the Docker craze, but the cloud giant pins the future on Lambda, to take servers out of the application equation.
- September 18, 2015
Amazon Web Services continues its race with Google Cloud Platform in support for Docker containers with the Docker Trusted Registry.
- September 11, 2015
A new company has emerged from stealth with an alternative to AWS Auto Scaling Groups for SMBs in search of EC2 cost saving tricks.
- August 03, 2015
Monitoring and deep diagnostics on a per-container basis are two areas Amazon ECS can improve on in the early days of the container wars.
- July 31, 2015
Docker is the hottest thing in town and Amazon, Google and other major cloud providers all want enterprises to use the container service through them.
- July 24, 2015
Amazon earnings show a dominant position for AWS, partly because price cuts have slowed in the last year.
- June 26, 2015
Docker and other container options are gaining popularity. And AWS is diving into the technology, possibly with an eye on native containerization.
- June 23, 2015
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.
- April 24, 2015
Amazon broke out AWS financial numbers for the first time this week, putting it squarely in the category of major enterprise IT vendors.
- April 23, 2015
AWS' EC2 Container Service tackles some network and security issues for Docker containers, though there's still room for scheduling improvements.
- April 08, 2015
AWS bolstered CodeDeploy with support for on-premises instances -- a move that follows other recent updates to support hybrid clouds.
- April 01, 2015
New AWS D2 instances pack in disk drives, memory and faster processors, intriguing users with heavy data-processing applications.
- March 11, 2015
Amazon Web Services' new line of C4 instances can offer greater CPU horsepower, but is it worth the price? IT pros evaluating the instances weigh in.
- March 05, 2015
A Silicon Valley startup says it can deliver AWS Spot Instance prices with On-Demand reliability.
- February 27, 2015
For AWS shops, news of another reboot in the EC2 fleet shows the cloud provider is staying on top of its security responsibilities.
- February 11, 2015
AWS Config is generally available in four AWS regions, but there are some refinements that may still be on the roadmap.
- January 20, 2015
AWS will now allow instances to recover from multiple types of failure, but it's not a substitute for resilient application design in the cloud.
- January 14, 2015
Amazon's latest line of compute-optimized instances offers built-in Elastic Block Store integration and boosted performance over previous generations.
- January 07, 2015
The new two-minute warning is a positive move for IT pros using Spot Instances, but some would like to see more changes to the bidding system.
- June 19, 2014
Code Spaces says it won't be back after an intruder deleted EC2 machines, storage volumes and backup data via the company's AWS management console.
- November 21, 2013
Some Amazon Web Services customers blame 'noisy neighbors' for fluctuating cloud performance, but AWS officials say that's not what's happening.