With its entry into the private data center ecosystem, it now makes sense for AWS to help customers place their workloads where it's more cost effective.
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“We just opened up every Lambda function to run on Knative,” said Mark Hinkle, co-founder of TriggerMesh. “That’s a huge ecosystem.”
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AWS argues that it has a “direct and substantial economic interests at stake.” It says Oracle’s conflict-of-interest accusations are “meritless.”
The carrier is near the half-way point on its 5-year journey in taking advantage of public cloud platforms.
Oracle’s lawsuit alleges conflicts of interest and says two people involved in the procurement process have close ties to Amazon Web Services.
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The company uses AWS SageMaker Ground Truth to create natural language understanding models for customer service conversations.
The elephant in the room on both earnings calls was the VMware-AWS relationship. The latest offering — AWS branded servers running in customers’ on-premises data centers — could hurt legacy hardware vendors like Dell.
The company is working with VMware on the new Amazon Outposts initiative. Considering VMware’s sister company Dell EMC makes hardware, this could have some interesting implications.
Part of its database build-out includes a new blockchain managed service.
The company announced AWS Ground Station to ingest and process data from satellites and send it to the AWS cloud.
The open source platform acts as a next-generation hypervisor targeted at modern architectures and already powers AWS' Lambda and Fargate services.
The company says that using the custom Arm processors could cut costs as much as 40 percent.
NetApp has been pitching a similar story as it pivots from a traditional storage vendor to a cloud data services company. But Pure Storage says its approach is unique.