If you want to move beyond build-and-test to producton on a public cloud, Mesos is a huge help, a point not lost on DigitalOcean.
Amazon Web Services sales were up 60 percent year over year for the first quarter of 2014, Amazon announced in its earnings report Thursday.
AWS Summit is underway. So far WorkSpaces, VPC Peering and new government authorizations are the news.
The AWS machine just keeps roll, roll, rolling along as evidenced by Amazon’s fourth quarter earnings report.
Amazon’s WorkSpaces — ostensibly a Desktop-as-a-Service offering — may end up being a lot more than that. It could bring a whole new class of customers into the Amazon Web Services fold.
Increasingly AWS looks like the new Microsoft, with its cloud platform becoming the new Windows.
Knowledge about the common pitfalls of AWS and how to avoid them can help your company make the world’s most popular cloud service work in your favor.
You know something is screwy when the HP cloud chief calls out AWS for being old. (Here’s the even weirder thing, he might have a point.)
If all of government slows to a crawl due to a lack of compromise, it’s safe to bet cloud deployments will be dinged as well, observers say.
For heavy-duty AWS users the fact that they can now redeploy reserved instances between availability zones within the same region will come as good news.
What goes up, just keeps going up — at least if it’s Amazon Web Services, which logged about $844 million in net sales for the second quarter.
Numecent turns to a new model for delivering its software that lets users download programs in a matter of seconds: running applications on Amazon’s infrastructure.
A startup called Finally.io wants to make it easy for public-cloud novices to find out when they’re not making the most of their deployments.
If you’re a devops pro you probably speak AWS. If you’re a CIO, CEO, line-of-business manager, probably not. Cloudyn says it’ll make your lives easier.
Amazon says its new API will help businesses on support contracts automate how their support calls are set up and handled.
No one outside of Seattle really knows how big Amazon Web Services is. But we do know that its overall category hit the $750 million mark last quarter.
Talko, a super-stealthy startup co-founded by Microsoft’s former chief software architect and strategist, will make use of Amazon Web Services.
Amazon this week cut the prices on multi-availability zone deployments of its Relational Database Service.
Oh no! Information addicts were distressed to find Twitter down again for the better part of an hour Thursday morning.
Netflix open sourced the code to Janitor Monkey, a tool it uses to automate the deletion of unused Amazon Web Services resources. It’s easy to spin up cloud compute instances, but not so easy to shut them down as they fall into disuse.
Netflix is down for some customers this Christmas Eve, thanks to a outage of some of Amazon’s cloud infrastructure. However, there’s good news: You may be able to watch your holiday movie, after all.
Amazon Web Services has been nothing short of a phenomenon, providing the back-end engine for a generation of web and mobile applications…
The search giant keeps pushing its public cloud infrastructure, this time by updating its Cloud SQL database service with more storage, bigger caches for faster reads, and a choice of data center locales, according to a Google Enterprise blog post.
Netflix is putting Edda, aka Entrypoints, its tool for rapidly querying and reporting on Amazon Web Services resources, onto Github so other AWS customers can apply it to their own workloads, according to a company blog post.
Newvem is bringing its Amazon Web Services analytics to CIOs and IT managers via a shiny new iOS app that will let CIOs use their beloved iPads and iPhones to keep tabs on Amazon cloud services in use.
Morgridge Institute ran Cycle Computing software atop Amazon Web Services to build a cell knowledge base that, over time, could help doctors build the tissue types they need to resarch and cure disease in a petri dish.
Amazon has added a new cloud offering dubbed Glacier, where for less than a penny per gigabyte per month users can store files that aren’t accessed very often. The new product could put the hurt on backup and recovery offerings from other vendors.
Very few companies know how to scale and deploy cloud applications like Netflix(s nflx), the ginormous movie streaming site. And now it’s making its Asgard management console available to the open source community.
Google take notice: Amazon Web Services is now pushing a “fully managed search service” for web or mobile app developers. CloudSearch promises to ease the provisioning headaches of web developers who need to build search into their commerce or other sites.
Adding T-Mobile support to the iPhone may sound simple, but it’s a much more difficult task than it appears. New bands don’t just necessitate new antennas, but a complete phone redesign. T-Mobile’s Apple moment may come with the iPhone 5, but don’t hold your breath.
Straight on the heels of introducing a new feature that could cut cloud-based encoding time in half, Encoding.com has raised a Series B round of financing worth $2 million. The funding comes just a week after competitor Zencoder also raised a $2 million funding round.
Heading into the new year, there are a lot of questions, including whether Netflix is a friend of open source and whether Facebook will build more data centers. In some cases, such as Apple move into cloud services, the only question remaining is “when?”.
Amazon is looking to add a new cloud encoding service to its web services portfolio. While creating the new encoding service would fit neatly into its AWS plans, it could also potentially displace some customers who rely on its infrastructure for their own cloud encoding services.
Amazon’s (s amzn) web services division (AWS), in a move clearly aimed at wooing enterprise customers, says it will launch a new…
OK, maybe the guys at Big Fantastic shouldn’t hit up Stephen Sondheim for advice just yet. But when interviewed by APM’s Marketplace…
Insufficient bandwidth has the potential to limit the cloud because it can take a long time to send large files over thin…
Two-thousand eight will be remembered as a watershed year for many reasons, but two are of special interest to the startup community:…
Today Amazon (s AMZN) launched its Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) in Europe, where it joins Amazon’s CloudFront and Simple Storage Service (S3)…
Yieldex, a startup that helps online publishers forecast ad inventory, has won the Amazon Web Services Startup Challenge and $100,000 in cash and services.
Amazon Web Services’ platform is increasingly gaining popularity beyond Web 2.0 and video companies. Case in point is the Amazon Web Services…
Amazon said today it is now using Microsoft’s Windows Server in its EC2 computing cloud.
Amazon and their Amazon Web Services (AWS) tend to get the most notice when something goes wrong\. But their latest announcement is…
San-Francisco based Hyperic says its CloudStatus service will monitor Google App Engine in addition to Amazon web services.
As important as cloud computing is for startups and random, one-off projects at big companies, it still has a long way to go before it can prove its chops. So let’s turn down the noise level and add a dose of reality. Here are 10 reasons enterprises aren’t ready to trust the cloud.
Outsourcing compute power is wonderful — until something goes wrong. Unfortunately, when an Amazon Web Service goes down it’s hard to know…
Live mobile video startup Qik has raised $3 million, as VentureBeat reported earlier this week. The company called us yesterday to explain…
Stelera Wireless, an Oklahoma City-based rural broadband service provider has launched its high-speed HSPA service in two markets — Floresville & Poth,…
SimpleDB is hugely disruptive. Sure, it will take some time to evolve the new thinking patterns and new design disciplines that this technology forces us to consider. To do so, consider this breakdown of the similarities and differences between SimpleDB and conventional relational databases.
Skype CEO Niklas Zennström is back to taunting telecoms, this time at CeBIT. His rallying cry: “Free is good. Free service is…