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Cloud IDE review: AWS Cloud9 vs. Eclipse Che vs. Eclipse Theia

You don’t have to develop locally to get full IDE support. We compare three great tools that let you edit and debug code from a browser

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What’s new in AWS Lambda

Lambda Layers provides code management and Lambda Runtime API provides custom runtime selection

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Amazon now has its own version of Java: Corretto

The Corretto 8 beta is now available, though its initial feature set is several years old

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AWS adds blockchain and time-series databases

With three major functional upgrades to existing databases as well, the full complement of purpose-built AWS databases is now 15

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SAP on Azure vies with Salesforce on AWS to break data out of silos

Data silos are bad, but strategies differ on the best way to break out of them.

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Database decisions: AWS has changed the game for IT

Enterprises are figuring out that they likely need different database engines to power different parts of their applications. AWS has figured that out, too

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Serverless in the cloud: AWS vs. Google Cloud vs. Microsoft Azure

With AWS Lambda, Google Cloud Functions, and Microsoft Azure Functions, a little bit of business logic can go a very long way

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Oracle’s cloud bravado masks its database despair

Oracle is a fantastic database for yesteryear’s enterprise applications, but is a poor fit for modern, big data applications

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Serverless computing with AWS Lambda, Part 2

Integrate your AWS Lambda backend with a DynamoDB datastore, then use the AWS SDK to invoke Lambda functions from a Java client

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Why Microsoft’s Cosmos DB may displace AWS’s cloud databases

Cosmos DB’s all-in-one-approach seems to be what developers really want, rather than an array of specific tools like AWS DynamoDB, Redshift, and Aurora

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Open source innovation is now all about vendor on-ramps

AWS, Microsoft, and Google are all racing to figure out how to turn their innovations into open source on-ramps to their proprietary services

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AWS streamlines cloud services for JavaScript developers

Amplify library provides declarative way to work with cloud services, rather than through service contracts

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The critics are wrong about AWS’s open source approach

Open source contributions aren’t selfless charity but a virtuous intersection of corporate, user, and community benefit. Which is how AWS approaches open source

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Gluon brings AI developers self-tuning machine learning

A Microsoft and Amazon joint effort makes neural networks easier to program and use with the MXNet and Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit frameworks

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3 projects lighting a fire under machine learning

PyTorch, MXNet, and upstart Java-centric Smile bring greater speed and ease to model training and deployment

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