Database News: 7 Updates from AWS re:Invent 2017

Following AWS re:Invent 2017, we’ve counted more than 40 announcements of new or improved AWS services.  Today, we’ll be talking about our picks for the new database and storage services that should be on your radar for 2018. What’s New in the Database world? If you’re into Magic Quadrants, here is what Gartner had to..

AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 4. Get Your PrivateLink On!

Welcome to PrivateLink for Customer and Partner Services. This new feature was launched to much fanfare at the AWS re:Invent 2017 Global Partner Summit. AWS PrivateLink is a new service that enables you to expose services and products within your virtual private cloud (VPC) to other interested parties without exposing your VPC to the public..

AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 2: AWS AppSync – GraphQL as a Service

Day two at re:Invent 2017 was incredibly packed, crowded, and exciting. My favorite announcement so far is the new AWS AppSync, as it aligns with one of the most promising (yet somehow controversial) design principles adopted by the serverless community: GraphQL. If you are not familiar with GraphQL, we recently explained how to write GraphQL Apps..

AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 1: Build AWS Skills Through Community

re:Invent Day 1: A Community Perspective For me, AWS re:Invent day 1 was about community. Mark Nunnikhoven, Vice President, Cloud Research at TrendMicro, tweeted “Connecting & reconnecting is what this week is all about!” I couldn’t agree more. Community is essential at Cloud Academy. We hear from customers across multiple channels, and user groups are especially..

AWS re:Invent 2017. Meet Cloud Ninja: Andrew Larkin

By now you’re familiar with the agenda: five days, more than 1,110 sessions across 40 tracks spread over five venues on the Las Vegas strip. As the industry’s largest cloud computing event, AWS re:Invent 2017 isn’t just for learning what’s new with Amazon Web Services. It’s also a great opportunity to see how businesses like..