Amazon Web Services revenues may hit $30 billion within the decade, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Scott Devitt.
Amazon Web Services desktop virtualization, real-time data streaming, and RDB Postgres support news stole the show, but there was a lot else going on at AWS re:Invent. Here are my highlights.
Amazon Web Services VP and Distinguished Engineer James Hamilton explained during a session at the AWS re:Invent conference how the cloud provider keeps costs as low as possible and innovation as high as possible. It’s all about being the master of your infrastructure.
DynamoDB and other NoSQL databases could make very good use of new mega I2 EC2 instances, says Amazon’s Werner Vogels.
AWS is building a special cloud for the CIA’s sole use. That sounds pretty private to most of the world. But Amazon the public cloud builder doesn’t see it that way
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.
Postgres will take its position alongside MySQL, SQL Server and Oracle as a top tier database in AWS’ Relational Database Service, sources said.
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.
The early mover in multi-cloud management is melding cloud cost and usage analytics with its management services in a new suite.
Amazon says its new API will help businesses on support contracts automate how their support calls are set up and handled.