Amazon Web Services cloud News
July 28, 2016
Another Xen bug generated some headlines this week, but it's much ado about nothing for most cloud consumers.
January 21, 2016
Public cloud vendors improved uptime percentages in 2015, while customers have learned to better handle cloud outages and what works best in their environments.
September 11, 2015
Google's Preemptible VMs provide an alternative to AWS Spot Instances, but there are significant differences between the two low-cost cloud resources.
June 03, 2015
Amazon's database as a service convinced a large Rackspace customer to move all its servers to EC2.
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