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Amazon Web Services tweaks cloud pricing structure

AWS customers can now spread out the cost of Reserved Instances over the life of a contract rather than pay all upfront

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In a cloud outage, no one can hear you scream

The most recent Azure outage shows Microsoft still needs to improve its responsiveness to customers

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Can Amazon Web Services be stopped?

A deafening buzz at Amazon's re:Invent show and eye-popping AWS adoption numbers indicate overwhelming momentum

Amazon Web Services cracks open the door to hybrid clouds

Its public cloud focus intact, Amazon nonetheless is making on-premises integration part of the official story

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Amazon ECS turns Docker containers into the new VMs

Amazon's ECS launches Docker containers directly in EC2 instances, with automated clustering, scheduling, and management

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Amazon Lambda bridges functional programming and the cloud

Amazon Web Services intensifies developer push with cloud service leveraging lambda functions

'The cloud is the new normal,' Amazon Web Services executive says

Andy Jassy touts larger customer cloud deployments at the AWS Re:Invent user conference

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Don't put all your encryption keys in Amazon's basket yet

Amazon's Key Management Service strives to offer all-in-one key management for enterprises, but right now, it's best for protecting data already in AWS

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Amazon Aurora offers zero-maintenance MySQL

Amazon's new Aurora cloud database service is MySQL 5.6-compatible, self-replicating, and self-scaling

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GitHub Enterprise offers Amazon-hosted option for software delivery

GitHub Enterprise is now available in an Amazon-hosted version for companies moving more infrastructure to the cloud

Google gets a jump on Microsoft and Amazon with Container Engine

Google ups its Docker game and strikes first in the container race, ahead of Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services

Amazon's losses shouldn't detract from AWS

Recent poor earnings at Amazon.com have raised questions about continued investment in AWS -- ignore that short-term mentality

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Amazon's Directory Service isn't an Azure killer yet

Amazon's new directory services offering guns for Azure Active Directory users, but it works best with other Amazon IT replacements

Amazon takes aim at Microsoft's Active Directory with new service

AWS Directory Service, which costs from $36.50 per month, both competes and integrates with Microsoft's Active Directory

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Is there a point where a private cloud is cheaper than the public cloud?

Private cloud vendors say they've found it, analysts say it's not that easy

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Amazon juices DynamoDB with JSON support

Amazon's DynamoDB NoSQL document database now accepts JSON documents as database objects and offers an expanded free tier

3 lessons from the big cloud reboot

AWS, IBM, and Rackspace unexpectedly rebooted their clouds last week, to customers' unpleasant surprise

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Hey Amazon Web Services: Time to open up

The controversy over Amazon's steps to patch a Xen vulnerability in Amazon EC2 instances highlights the cloud giant's difficulty communicating

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