AWS Snowball Edge offers 100TB of storage and compute functionality

 Amazon’s popular Snowball storage container got a major update today at the company’s re:invent conference. Though largely overshadowed by the new batshit crazy AWS Snowmobile, the aforementioned Snowball will be getting a storage increase to 100 terabytes in addition to

Amazon will truck your massive piles of data to the cloud with an 18-wheeler

 Meet AWS Snowmobile, a tractor-trailer for when your big data is just too damn big. The truck houses a container that can store up to 100 petabytes of data. Real-life data hoarders can contract Amazon to move exabytes of data to the

AWS goes after Oracle with new PostgresSQL support in Aurora

 There were a lot of jokes and comments at Oracle’s expense today at the AWS re:Invent conference, but perhaps the boldest statement came when AWS announced it  was adding PostgresSQL support to the AWS Aurora database, making it easier to move

Google launches App Maker

 Google today announced the launch of App Maker, the newest entry in the low-code, drag-and-drop app building market. Like its competitors from Microsoft and numerous startups, App Maker promises to make it easy for anybody to quickly develop basic apps that serve

AWS gives developers larger instances to work with

 Amazon kicked off its 2016 AWS re:Invent conference with a peppering of announcements regarding its EC2 instance roadmap. The company dropped an updated R4 instance, expanded T2 instances, and a new F1 instance. The F1 utilizes field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) to offer a

AWS announces virtual private servers starting at $5 a month

 AWS fired a shot across Digital Ocean’s bow this morning at the AWS re:Invent conference when it announced new virtual private servers starting at just $5 a month. The VPS service, called Lightsail, allows a customer to easily fire up

Amazon Web Services is rolling out a way to use to use just the GPU power you need

 Amazon is rolling out a new tool for users of its Amazon Web Services that will allow them to essentially use just as much GPU power as necessary without using up a full cluster on Amazon’s EC2 instance types. That

Amazon employee jumps from roof of company HQ in suicide attempt

Employee sent an email to co-workers condemning the company after being put on an improvement programme. Intology Limited: http://www.intology.co.uk/about-us.php Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intology Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Intology Read more: Amazon employee jumps from roof of company HQ in suicide attempt

Russian hackers may disrupt Germany's 2017 election warns spy chief

Bruno Kahl says the pressure on public discourse and democracy is ‘unacceptable’. Intology Limited: http://www.intology.co.uk/about-us.php Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intology Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Intology Read more: Russian hackers may disrupt Germany’s 2017 election warns spy chief

Inside the Surface Studio: Teardown reveals it's very tricky to upgrade and repair

iFixit test shows SSD can be removed, but RAM, CPU and GPU soldered to all-in-one PC’s motherboard. Intology Limited: http://www.intology.co.uk/about-us.php Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intology Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Intology Read more: Inside the Surface Studio: Teardown reveals it’s very tricky to upgrade and