Today’s AWS News


The Future of Connectivity in Space – U.S. Chamber of Commerce – In a fireside chat during the 2022 Global Aerospace Summit, Crosier discussed the future of connectivity in space, the opportunities created by the advancement of satellite-based cloud computing, and how the public and private sectors can work together to continue innovating in this area.

Bringing the cloud closer: how edge computing is unlocking speed and driving innovationForbes – Organizations are harnessing the power of edge computing to gain the full benefits of the cloud, wherever and whenever they need them.

What two startups born in one of the planet’s most remote nations can teach us – Amazon – Kojic said that perhaps the toughest aspect of starting a company on an island is the difficulty of accessing new customers.

AWS files to build 30,000 sq ft data center in DeSoto, Texas – Data Center Dynamics – The facility, known as the Ezell Drive Campus, is for a new data center building with supporting MEP infrastructure, MMR Buildings for cable entry, and a pumphouse.

Partners and Solutions


Oracle Brings HeatWave To AWS – Forbes – MySQL HeatWave is a cloud database service that has enabled Oracle to create differentiation in the open-source MySQL market.

AWS IAM Identity Center Introduces APIs to Manage Users and Groups at Scale – InfoQ – The ability to manage users and groups at scale has been a long term request from the community.

AWS Outposts Unhooks EKS at the Edge – SDxCentral – The cloud giant explained the move allows users to deploy Amazon EKS-managed clusters completely on the Outposts platform.

We want  to power every ‘National e-governance platform’ with AWS cloud – Express Computer – In the last nine months, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has signed six government cloud services agreements to boost digitisation in Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia (including national and state agreements) and New Zealand. 

Endeavour Energy uses AWS-hosted digital twin to plan for future floods – IT News – A digital twin built in cooperation with infrastructure specialist Neara and hosted on AWS is remaking Endeavour Energy’s response to events like this year’s floods.

Cevo launches customer cloud app collaboration program – ARN – Launches structured program to assist organisations through the process of product development.

 

The Competition


Oracle’s Ellison Pushes Multi-Cloud Interoperability, Digs at Amazon – SDxCentral – Overall, Oracle added around 1,000 new paying infrastructure customers in the first quarter, such as NVIDIA, Mosaic, Tanium, and Santander, Ellison noted. 

AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud: Data Lake Technology Comparison – Channel Insider – he popularity of data lakes continues to rise as customers need data storage and analytics solutions that are more flexible and agile than legacy data management systems.

Microsoft Launches First Product with SpaceX – Payload Space – The Microsoft space unit made a slew of product and partnership announcements in Paris last week at WSBW. 

Security


Uber Investigating Massive Security Breach by Alleged Teen Hacker – Gizmodo – he hacker claimed to gain access to Uber’s AWS, Google Cloud, and even financial data.

Amazon SNS Introduces Message Data Protection to Discover Sensitive Data in Motion – InfoQ – Identifying PII data and other sensitive information in flight, the new SNS feature leverages pattern matching, machine learning models, and data protection policies to simplify data protection and compliance in applications that exchange high volumes of data.

Cyber security incidents more common in APAC – report – SecurityBrief Asia – Chief financial officers are woefully uninformed about their company’s cyber security risks, despite being confident in their company’s ability to respond to an incident, according to a new report from Kroll.

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