Today’s AWS News


Riot Games and AWS are teaming up to deliver fresh esports content – VentureBeat – As part of the collaboration, Riot is selecting AWS as its official cloud artificial intelligence, cloud machine learning, cloud deep learning, and cloud services provider.

AWS acquires three more office properties in Sterling, Virginia; likely for data centers – Data Centre Dynamics – Third such acquisition of low-rise offices in Sterling this year.

VMware and AWS team up to strengthen ‘cloud journey confidence’ – SiliconANGLE – Hybrid cloud is a steady state, being adapted by organizations all over the world to take advantages of both on-premises and the cloud combined.

Partners and Solutions


Understanding the AWS Batch termination process – HPCwire – The whole idea behind working with AWS Batch or batch processing workloads in general is to run workloads at scale with minimal intervention.

Wallarm extends AWS API security with the official Terraform module – Security Boulevard – Wallarm API Security solution is now available in AWS as an official Terraform module, with a full feature set including autoscaling groups, API Gateway connector, mirroring, and agentless (out-of-band) deployments.

Trend Micro achieves AWS healthcare competency status – SecurityBrief Asia – This accreditation adds to Trend Micro’s more than 15 Amazon Web Service competencies and designations for its cloud security solutions.

AWS Cloud WAN aims to manage multiple corporate networks over a single cloud-based console – SC Media – Customers looking to simplify and increase operational efficiency and manageability across on-premises and cloud environments will find the release of AWS Cloud WAN welcome news.

SingleStore on AWS unifies workloads into a single, real-time database – SiliconANGLE – From commerce to healthcare, sports, public services and finance, today’s world has developed a hankering for data. It powers the modern distributed economy and informs many crucial, far-reaching decisions.

 

The Competition


Microsoft’s ‘cloud for sovereignty’ to compete with AWS and Google – ITP.net – Microsoft’s public cloud for government customers, “cloud for sovereignty” will offer greater data control.

AWS Server Chip Becomes a Not-So-Secret Weapon Against Microsoft, Google – The Information – Six AWS customers told The Information that cloud servers using Graviton processors consume less power and can deliver higher speeds than servers made by incumbents Intel and AMD.

Oracle’s Free Managed Service Integrates With Microsoft Azure – DevOps.com – Oracle Database Service for Microsoft Azure integrates Windows applications with Oracle databases running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Security


AWS Customers Can Now Order a Free MFA Security Key – The New Stack – At this time, only US-based AWS account root users who have spent more than $100 each month over the past three months are eligible to place an order.

Authentication Bypass Bug Found In AWS IAM Authenticator for Kubernetes – Latest Hacking News – Since the fix is out, all users must ensure updating to the latest version to receive the patch and avoid potential exploits.

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