AWS Import/Export Snowball Can Now Be Used for Data Export
Last year, Amazon announced AWS Import/Export Snowball, a petabyte-scale data transport solution enabling the transfer of large amounts of data into and out of the AWS cloud. At the time, the ability to move data to AWS using the model was available. Now, it can be used for data export operations.
Facebook – Host Parse on AWS
Facebook recently announced that it is shutting down Parse. The cloud-based platform for cross-platform apps was acquired by the company back in 2013. It helped developers create social apps integrated with Facebook across iOS, Android, HTML5, etc. Last month, the company announced the beginning of the wind-down process, and it’s expected to be fully retired...
Amazon Announces AWS IoT is Now Generally Available
Amazon announced that the AWS IoT, which launched in beta a few months ago, is now generally available. This is the company’s managed cloud platform that lets connected devices interact with cloud applications and other devices. In a post on the AWS blog, Amazon’s Jeff Barr writes: We built AWS IoT because connected devices are...