The first reveal of AWS Re:invent 2014. Aurora a MySQL-compatible relational database engine to take on Oracle et al. Also lots of goodies for developers including continuous integration and a managed code repository.
The week in cloud: Amazon’s poor earnings cast some doubt on how much the company can continue to pour into pricey AWS cloud infrastructure.
Hundreds of Amazon partners came to the desert to bask in the reflected glow of the cloud giant. Publicly, they love AWS; privately they worry that it’ll end up eating their lunch.
Amazon Web Services revenues may hit $30 billion within the decade, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Scott Devitt.
So just who is making all those API calls to your Amazon Web Services and what are those calls doing? Amazon’s new CloudTrail aims to corral that for you.
What to expect: Keynotes by Amazon Web Services bigwigs (minus Jeff Bezos); Netflix, NASA; a scrum of partner announcements; and lots of counter programming from cloud rivals.
Amazon Web Services’ Andy Jassy knows a little something about staffing an internal startup; he shared lessons learned with entrepreneurs Wednesday morning.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos came to Las Vegas Thursday to chat about Amazon Web Services and other topics with CTO Werner Vogels at the first AWS: Reinvent conference.
Coopetition lives on as Amazon Web Services partners build atop Amazon infrastructure but then watch as Amazon brings out rival products. It’s the cost of doing business, they say.