Topic: amazon

AWS re:Invent: Sumo Logic teams up with AWS, Software AG Cloud, TigerGraph Cloud and new PagerDuty integrations

AWS re:Invent 2018 is in full swing this week with industry leaders and attendees coming together to talk about how to improve productivity, security and more in the cloud. Already, Amazon has made big developer announcements such as new IoT capabilities and a new robotics application development platform. In addition to the Amazon Web Services … continue reading

Amazon debuts four new IoT capabilities for developers

Amazon is giving developers four new services and capabilities for ingesting data from edge devices and building Internet of things applications. The company announced AWS IoT SiteWise, IoT Events, IoT Things Graph and IoT Greengrass Connectors. “Customers tell us they want to spend less time on the undifferentiated heavy lifting of getting different devices and … continue reading

AWS introduces new developer service for building robotics applications

Amazon Web Services is envisioning a future where robots are a part of our everyday lives, whether through doing tedious household chores, distributing inventory in warehouses or inspecting high-voltage wires in dangerous environments. To support the creation of these robots, the company is introducing the AWS RoboMaker, a new developer software for developing, testing and … continue reading

Amazon releases a no-cost distribution of OpenJDK

Amazon wants to make sure Java is available for free to its users in the long term with the introduction of Amazon Corretto. The solution is a no-cost, multi-platform, production-ready distribution of the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK). “Java is one of the most popular languages in use by AWS customers, and we are committed … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Neo4j raises $80 million, Amazon Future Engineer and Google’s new security controls

Graph database solution provider Neo4j has closed an Series E round of funding at $80 million. This brings the company’s total growth funding to $160 million since 2007. The funding will be used to help the company power business applications with graph databases as well as increase the product to support popular use cases such … continue reading

Report: Developers are not clear on how to get involved in the open-source community

After 20 years, the open-source community is stronger than ever. However, a recent report found developers wish they had more time and know-how to contribute to open-source projects. According the report, respondents don’t quite know where to begin and start to question their skills and time. Additionally, developers say they are either too intimidated to … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Alexa Gadgets Toolkit, Electron 3.0.0, and GitHub Experiments

Amazon has released Alexa Gadgets Toolkit, a new tool that enables developers to build accessories that pair to Echo devices via Bluetooth to extend Alexa’s capabilities. The number of available interfaces will expand, but currently developers can leverage wake word detection, speech, notifications, timers, alarms, and reminders. According to Amazon, the first products that utilize … continue reading

Amazon Aurora Serverless now generally available

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a new serverless solution for starting, scaling and shutting down database capacity. Amazon Aurora Serverless was first announced as a preview last year at re:Invent. The solution is now generally available, and designed as an on-demand, auto-scaling service without having to provision, scale and manage servers. “More and more … continue reading

premium Rethinking the way you build software with serverless

The way software is built is constantly changing to meet the ongoing pressure of getting to the market faster and keeping up with the competition. The software development industry has gone from waterfall to Agile, from agile to DevOps, from DevOps to DevSecOps, and from monolithic applications to microservices and containers. Today, a new approach … continue reading

SD Times news digest: The Linux Foundation’s blockchain courses, Alexa Skills Kit SDK for Python, and Instana’s sample microservice application

The Linux Foundation has announced enrollment is now open for a new blockchain training course and a Blockchain for Business professional certificate program that are being offered through edX. The course and certificate program will teach students about the impact of blockchain technology and a way of demonstrating that knowledge. “In the span of only … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Amazon Polly voices, Pluralsight’s IPO, and Samsung ARTIK partnerships

Amazon has announced that Alexa skills developers will be able to use eight US English Amazon Polly voices in Alexa skills. Amazon Polly is a text-to-speech service that uses deep learning to synthesize human speech, allowing developers to build applications that talk. Developers will be able to add different voices within a skill to create … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Amazon Sumerian, Google Hangouts chatbots, and Looker’s new data science tools

Amazon announced the general availability of the Amazon Sumerian VR, AR and 3D application development tool yesterday. Originally announced in November, the tool aims to lower the barrier of entry for developers who want to get started making VR, AR and 3D experiences. “You can create realistic virtual environments and scenes without having to acquire … continue reading

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