Tag: Amazon

  • Amazon can no longer take its cloud leadership for granted

    Amazon can no longer take its cloud leadership for granted

    With Microsoft’s strong numbers and Google’s continued progress, Amazon Web Services must realize it’s in a three-cloud race By David Linthicum | InfoWorld Good news for Microsoft: “Strong sales of cloud products to businesses helped lift Microsoft’s revenue by 18 percent last quarter, though its profits declined,” reports Reuters. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said in…

  • Amazon wants to run your high-performance databases

    Amazon wants to run your high-performance databases

    The company’s new R3 instances have up to 262GB of RAM By Mikael Rickn√§s | IDG News Service Amazon Web Services is making a pitch for enterprises’ high-performance databases to run on its infrastructure, launching new instances optimized for the task. The R3 instance family has been added to Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service), which…