Wednesday, February 20, 2019

AWS signs on to defend itself in Oracle’s JEDI RFP lawsuit against US government...

Just when you didn’t think there could be any more drama over the Pentagon’s decade-long, $10 billion JEDI contract RFP, the plot thickened again last week when Amazon Web Services...

The business case for serverless – TechCrunch

Zack Kanter is the co-founder of Stedi. More posts by this contributor Why Amazon is eating the world While serverless is typically championed as a way to reduce costs and scale massively...

Oracle is suing the US government over $10B Pentagon JEDI cloud contract process –...

Oracle filed suit in federal court last week alleging yet again that the decade-long $10 billion Pentagon JEDI contract with its single-vendor award is unfair and illegal. The complaint, which has...

New AWS tool helps customers understand best cloud practices – TechCrunch

Since 2015, AWS has had a team of solution architects working with customers to make sure they are using AWS services in a way that meets best practices around a...

AWS announces a slew of new Lambda features – TechCrunch

AWS launched Lambda in 2015 and with it helped popularize serverless computing. You simply write code (event triggers) and AWS deals with whatever compute, memory and storage you need to...

The crusade against open-source abuse – TechCrunch

Salil Deshpande Contributor Salil Deshpande serves as the managing director of Bain Capital Ventures. He focuses on infrastructure software and open source. More posts by this contributor Commons Clause stops open-source abuse Let’s define “container-native” There’s...

AWS launches Security Hub to help customers manage security & compliance – TechCrunch

Amazon Web Services (AWS) unveiled its latest updates to security on its cloud services platform today at AWS re:Invent, the company’s annual conference for database storage enthusiasts. AWS Security Hub...

Steemit, a decentralized sharing system, lays off 70% of staff – TechCrunch

Steemit, a distributed app designed to reward content creators, has laid off 70 percent of its staff, citing “the weakness of the cryptocurrency market, the fiat returns on our automated...

AWS launches Arm-based servers for EC2 – TechCrunch

At its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, AWS today announced the launch of Arm-based servers for its EC2 cloud computing service. These aren’t run-of-the-mill Arm chips, though. AWS took the...

AWS Transit Gateway helps customers understand their entire network – TechCrunch

Tonight at AWS re:Invent, the company announced a new tool called AWS Transit Gateway designed to help build a network topology inside of AWS that lets you share resources across...