Today’s AWS News


Amazon’s AWS Gave Us A Deeper Dive Into Outposts, And It’s Looking Really Good – Forbes – Outpost will be available in two different offerings: VMware Cloud on AWS that runs on Outposts and AWS Outposts that allows customers to utilize the same native APIs used in AWS.

Google’s quantum bet on the future of AI—and what it means for humanity – Fast Company – Google has more computing power, data, and talent to pursue artificial intelligence than any other company on Earth—and it’s not slowing down. That’s why humans can’t, either.

US lawmakers demand internal Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon documents in antitrust probe – ComputerWeekly – US lawmakers have given big tech companies a deadline to disclose a wide range of documents as the House Judiciary Committee’s bipartisan investigation into competition gathers pace

Amazon Creates 400 New Jobs At Chicago Tech Hub: How To Get Hired – International Business Times – The Career Day event in Chicago will take place at the Vertiport Hangar located at 1339 S. Wood Street in Chicago from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Competition


Oracle to build cloud infrastructure region in South Africa – TechCentral – The company said on Monday at its annual Oracle OpenWorld event in San Francisco that it plans to launch 20 new Oracle Cloud regions by the end of 2020, for a total of 36 infrastructure regions worldwide.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure achieves FedRAMP authorization – ZDNet – Now that its cloud infrastructure is compliant with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, Oracle can go after more public sector business.

The Pentagon taps Microsoft and Ball to pilot new military satellites – Quartz – The US military is trying to solve a space problem: Its most valuable satellites are huge, unprotected, and everyone knows where they are.

 

Security


Ecuador citizens’ data breach holds lessons for enterprises – ComputerWeekly – What caused the mass breach of Ecuadorian citizens’ data, and what can businesses learn from it?

Oracle wants to say goodbye to shared responsibility by ramping up autonomous next-gen cloud approach – CloudTech – The concept of shared responsibility in cloud computing is one which continues to be, if not so much a rancour, an ongoing concern.

Mainframe Security Challenges: An Encroaching Perimeter – BankInfoSecurity– Even with the uptake of cloud services, many large enterprises still hold data on mainframes, says Philip MacLochlainn of IBM.

 

Partners & Solutions


Oracle announces Oracle Autonomous Linux – ZDNet – Billed as the world’s first autonomous operating system, Oracle Autonomous Linux provisions itself, scales itself, tunes itself and patches itself while running.

Larry Ellison takes on Amazon Web services with his ‘Oracle Autonomous Linux’ – Business Insider – It can be further automated with other Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services.

BigPanda Announces Immediate Availability on AWS Marketplace – MarTechSeries – BigPanda is powered by AWS and also makes use of several AWS services, including Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, AWS Lambda, Amazon CloudTrail, and Amazon CloudWatch.

70 Applications, 15 Teams, 9 Months: Lessons from the Guardian’s “All-In” Move to AWS – Computer Business Reviews – The Guardian migrated 70 applications to AWS’s public cloud in just nine months, according to the publisher’s head of engineering Mariot Chauvin – after an initial attempt to build a private cloud that was both “expensive” and a “disaster”, he admitted at AWS’s Transformation Day in London.

Supported AWS Outposts Services Hyped Ahead Of Launch – CRN – Services supported locally on the new AWS Outposts will include Amazon ECS and Amazon EKS clusters for container-based applications, Amazon EMR clusters for data analytics and Amazon RDS instances for relational database services when Outposts launches later this year.

Oracle and VMware announce key hybrid cloud partnership – SiliconANGLE – Oracle Corp. has become the latest public cloud platform provider to team up with VMware Inc. to advance the idea of running computing workloads in a similar way both in corporate data centers and in the cloud.

Dremio releases Data Lake Engines for AWS and Azure – ZDNet – Dremio releases new technology for cloud data lakes. Can the company take data in relatively slow cloud object storage and make queries against it faster?

Skepticism slows cloud and SaaS adoption – CIO Dive – CISOs perceive on-premise solutions as the safer option. Relinquishing control to SaaS vendors amplifies a sense of paranoia.

 

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