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AWS Moves Up the Application Stack

Amazon Web Services is no stranger to business applications. After all, it has been running them on its infrastructure service since its founding in 2006, and the AWS Marketplace is full of applications from partners. Bu Read more…

Cloud Cost-Saving Claims Questioned

Does the public cloud help companies save money? While cloud vendors like AWS tout cost savings as a major benefit, the question once again has come up for debate, especially among medium-sized and large companies that h Read more…

SageMaker Bolstered with Better Controls, AI Governance

AWS yesterday unveiled a host of enhancements for Amazon SageMaker, its end-to-end machine learning offering. Among the most prominent capabilities are a collection of new governance tools aimed at keeping ML projects on Read more…

AWS Introduces Amazon Security Lake and AWS Clean Rooms

AWS has introduced two new security services at re:Invent 2022: Amazon Security Lake and AWS Clean Rooms. Amazon Security Lake is a service that automatically centralizes an organization’s security data from cloud a Read more…

AWS Bolsters Glue ETL Tool with Data Observability, Ray Support

AWS has made a big push into data management during re:Invent this week, with the unveiling of DataZone and launch of zero-ETL capabilities in Redshift. But AWS also bolstered its ETL tool with the launch of Amazon Glue Read more…

AWS Seeks an End to ETL

Extract, transform, and load. It’s a simple and ubiquitous thing in IT. And yet everybody seems to hate it. The latest company to pile on to ETL is AWS, which declared an effort to end ETL yesterday at re:Invent. Ad Read more…

AWS Introduces a Flurry of New EC2 Instances at re:Invent

AWS has announced three new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances powered by AWS-designed chips, as well as several new Intel-powered instances at its AWS re:Invent 2022 event in Las Vegas. The first new Read more…

AWS Report Explores the Priorities of Today’s CDO

AWS has released a collaborative research report on the role of the contemporary Chief Data Officer that reflects on how the position and its priorities have evolved. “CDO Agenda 2023: Prioritizing Business Value Creat Read more…

AWS Launches Amazon Neptune Serverless

Amazon Web Services has launched a serverless option for its Neptune graph database service used for building and running applications with highly connected datasets. Neptune's graph database engine is optimized for s Read more…

AWS Announces New Visual Embedding Feature for Amazon QuickSight

AWS has announced a new feature called Fine-Grained Visual Embedding, powered by its cloud-based business intelligence service, Amazon QuickSight. The new feature allows users to embed individual visualizations from Q Read more…

Amazon re:MARS Highlights Intelligence from Shops to Space

Amazon hosted its inaugural re:MARS event back in 2019, with “MARS” here standing for machine learning, automation, robotics, and space. For the past two years, the event has been on hold due to the pandemic—but th Read more…

Meet Datanami 2022 Person to Watch Adam Selipsky

When former Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy left to take the top job at the parent company, it opened up a spot for Adam Selipsky to take over the world's biggest cloud platform. The timing was fortuitious for Seli Read more…

Gretel Keeps the Data Trail Hidden

When Alex Watson co-founded the security company Harvest.ai back in 2014, using machine learning to identify sensitive data to protect it seemed like a good idea--so good, in fact, that AWS bought the company. Fast forwa Read more…

Starburst Unveils Cross-Cloud Analytics Service

Starburst today announced that users of its managed analytics service, Galaxy, can now access and analyze data residing in AWS, GCP, and Azure with a single query. This is an industry first for a managed service, the com Read more…

NFL, AWS Launch New Competition to Track Helmet Impacts in Football

In 2017, researchers from Boston University studied the donated brains of 111 National Football League (NFL) players. All but one showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease assoc Read more…

Akka Cloud Platform Now on AWS

Java and Scala developers who want an easier way to build distributed applications without all the muss and fuss of synchronizing locks and managing state will be interested to learn that Lightbend is now making its Akka Read more…

AWS Bolsters Its Lakehouse

Amazon Web Services wants you to create data silos to ensure you get the best performance when processing data. AWS also wants to help unify your data to ensure that insights don’t fall between the cracks. If you think Read more…

AWS Bolsters SageMaker with Data Prep, a Feature Store, and Pipelines

Organizations that are using Amazon SageMaker to build machine learning models got a few new features to play with Tuesday, including options for data preparation, building ML pipelines, and a feature store. One of th Read more…

AWS Unveils Batch of Analytics, Database Tools

A trio of analytics tools announced by Amazon Web Services are aimed at improving the performance of the cloud vendor’s Redshift data warehouse by easing data movement across different storage platforms. The analyti Read more…

WANdisco Drops In On the Hadoop Cloud Migration Party

Organizations that want to move their on-prem Hadoop cluster to the cloud may be interested in a new solution unveiled yesterday by WANdisco. Called LiveData Migrator, the software allows customers to move their Hadoop d Read more…

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