Posts in category

Public Cloud


Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced that Siemens Smart Infrastructure, a business of the Siemens AG group focusing on energy distribution and intelligent buildings, is moving its SAP infrastructure to AWS. The business will migrate over 20 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems, based on SAP HANA, to AWS before …

One install, one cluster, snap! We’re excited to announce that EKS is available outside of AWS, on any Ubuntu system, with the EKS snap. This announcement builds on the existing collaboration between Amazon and Canonical to ensure the quality, security, and usability of Ubuntu-based EKS clusters on AWS. “Amazon EKS Distro (EKS-D) builds on our …

On any given day, music streaming service Spotify might process an audio file a hundred different ways—identifying a track’s rhythm and tempo, timestamping beats, and measuring loudness—as well as more sophisticated processing, such as detecting languages and separating vocals from instruments. This might be done to develop a new feature, to help inform playlists and …

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced new Mac instances (EC2 Mac instances) for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Built on Mac mini computers, EC2 Mac instances enable customers to run on-demand macOS workloads in the AWS cloud for the first time ever, extending the flexibility, scalability, and cost benefits of AWS …

Intel and Google Cloud announced their collaboration to simplify enterprises’ ability to adopt and deploy cloud-first business models using their existing on-prem, self-managed hardware. The two organizations co-developed reference architectures optimized for the now-generally available “Anthos on bare metal” solution. Targeted at data center and edge computing use cases, customers can leverage the reference architectures to rapidly deploy enterprise-class applications on their existing …

Database Migration Service (DMS) provides high-fidelity, minimal downtime migrations for MySQL (Preview) and PostgreSQL (available in Preview by request) workloads to Cloud SQL. Since DMS is serverless, you don’t have to worry about provisioning, managing, or monitoring any migration-specific resources. In this post, we’ll focus on what is and is not included in database migration for MySQL, …

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced the general availability of Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (MWAA), a new managed service that makes it easy for data engineers to execute data processing workflows in the cloud. Apache Airflow is a popular open-source tool that helps customers author, schedule, and monitor workflows. With Amazon …

Rackspace Technology™, the multicloud solutions provider, has enabled Basware’s cloud native service delivery operating on Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud. Basware, a global procure-to-pay and e-invoicing solution provider, began its cloud technology relationship with Rackspace Technology in early 2000. As part of the migration to a fully AWS environment, Rackspace Technology also evolved Basware’s …

Businesses’ reactions to the pandemic response has leaned heavily on the cloud, and demand and revenue escalated for AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, and Alibaba, and are expected to grow more in 2021. Not that anyone was necessarily looking for “a star” amid pandemic recovery, but if an inanimate object could be considered one, it would …

Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, and IBM announced a global alliance to help enterprises accelerate their digital transformation journey using the IBM public cloud. The collaboration will help enterprises — including those in highly regulated industries such as financial services, insurance and healthcare — to transition, modernize and transform their enterprise …