AWS News Blog

Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL – Now Available

The Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS among friends) launched in 2009 with support for MySQL. We added Oracle Database in 2011 and Windows SQL Server in 2012. Today we are adding support for PostgreSQL. After personally fielding hundreds requests for this database engine over the last couple of years, I am more than happy to […]

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TCO Comparison: Amazon WorkSpaces and Traditional Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)

Today, we announced Amazon WorkSpaces, a fully managed desktop computing solution in the cloud. Amazon WorkSpaces delivers a users documents, applications and resources to tablets, PCs, and Macs. The service has the benefits of on-premises VDI such as mobility and security combined with all the powerful AWS benefits such as pay-as-you-go and simplified management. With […]

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Amazon WorkSpaces – Desktop Computing in the Cloud

Once upon a time, enterprises had a straightforward way to give each employee access to a desktop computer. New employees would join the organization and receive a standard-issue desktop, preconfigured with a common set of tools and applications. This one-size-fits all model was acceptable in the early days of personal computing, but not anymore. Enterprise […]

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AWS Trusted Advisor Update – Improved UI & More Checks

The AWS Trusted Advisor inspects your AWS environment and makes recommendations when opportunities exist to save money, improve system performance, or close security gaps. Improved User InterfaceWe’ve made a host of improvements to the user interface of the Trusted Advisor. The dashboard contains additional information and the navigation is both cleaner and simpler. The Cost […]

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