Amazon rolls out new Big Data solutions

Amazon recently rolled out a number of Big Data Solutions. The use cases for Big Data on AWS include clickstream analytics, fraud detection, recommendation engines and serverless computing. Amazon has a number of services for real time Big Data Analytics including Kinesis Firehose, Kinesis Streams and Kinesis Analytics. These services complement the existing AWS Storage, […]

OnDemand Speed Links 21 April 2011

Amazon EC2 suffers significant outage on April 21 Amazon’s challenges with getting all services back online following an outage in its US-East  region  is already becoming a hot topic for debate in the Cloud Computing Industry. Key differences between Social Business and Social Media Social Media Club readers have posted compelling feedback on Chris Heuer’s […]

Amazon Elastic Beanstalk Enters PAAS Market

Amazon Web Services (AWS) last week released its Elastic Beanstalk Service to beta.  Elastic Beanstalk is AWS’s new Platform as a Service (PAAS) solution that helps developers deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud. Elastic Beanstalk runs with Amazon EC2, S3, Elastic Load Balancing, Auto-Scaling and Simple Notification Service on the Amazon Linux AMI.Elastic […]

CloudShare Democratizes The Cloud

One of the more eagerly adopted cloud services thus far in 2010 has been CloudShare Pro. CloudShare Pro is a “light” version of CloudShare’s Enterprise level product and is aimed at individuals and small teams who want to quickly set up training, sales or testing environments in the cloud and share copies with other colleagues. […]

Consoles, Management Tools and Brokers

The web interfaces of cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) have consistently lagged behind third-party consoles in both user experience and functionality. Third party consoles supported rich meta-data around AWS resources in addition to  integrating CloudWatch and CloudFront support long before the AWS console. The initial lack of capabilities in the provider interfaces […]