Fivetran announces $15M Series A to build automated data pipelines – TechCrunch

Fivetran, a startup that builds automated data pipelines between data repositories and cloud data warehouses and analytics tools, announced a $15 million Series A investment led by Matrix Partners. Fivetran ...

AWS wants to rule the world – TechCrunch

AWS, once a nice little side hustle for Amazon’s eCommerce business, has grown over the years into a behemoth that’s on a $27 billion run rate, one that’s still growing...

The economics and tradeoffs of ad-funded smart city tech – TechCrunch

In order to have innovative smart city applications, cities first need to build out the connected infrastructure, which can be a costly, lengthy, and politicized process. Third-parties are helping build...

New AWS tool helps customers understand best cloud practices – TechCrunch

Since 2015, AWS has had a team of solution architects working with customers to make sure they are using AWS services in a way that meets best practices around a...

AWS announces a slew of new Lambda features – TechCrunch

AWS launched Lambda in 2015 and with it helped popularize serverless computing. You simply write code (event triggers) and AWS deals with whatever compute, memory and storage you need to...

AWS launches a managed Kafka service – TechCrunch

Kafka is an open-source tool for handling incoming streams of data. Like virtually all powerful tools, it’s somewhat hard to set up and manage. Today, Amazon’s AWS is making this...

The crusade against open-source abuse – TechCrunch

Salil Deshpande Contributor Salil Deshpande serves as the managing director of Bain Capital Ventures. He focuses on infrastructure software and open source. More posts by this contributor Commons Clause stops open-source abuse Let’s define “container-native” There’s...

AWS is bringing the cloud on prem with Outposts – TechCrunch

AWS has always been the pure cloud vendor, and even though it has given a nod to hybrid, it is now fully embracing it. Today in conjunction with VMware, ...

AWS launches Amazon Forecast to make time series predictions easier – TechCrunch

Amazon’s AWS today launched Amazon Forecast, a new pre-built machine learning tool that will make it easier for developers to generate predictions based on time-series data. While predictions are pretty...

AWS makes Amazon.com personalization service available to all – TechCrunch

Personalization has long been at the forefront of Amazon’s business strategy. Today, it’s finally expanding to the company’s cloud storage arm, Amazon Web Services. AWS has announced the launch of Amazon Personalize, a...