Amazon’s new ‘Kinesis’ will crunch a firehose of real-time data from the cloud

Amazon this morning introduced a new cloud service called “Kinesis” — promising to let developers stream and process “terabytes of data an hour from hundreds of thousands of sources” and incorporate the results into their apps. The announcement was the capper in a series of new services shown by Amazon Web Services at its re:Invent… Read More

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Amazon’s new cloud services may blow your mind

At Tuesday’s Structure:Europe event,’s CTO Werner Vogels hinted that “there are things coming down the pipe you wouldn’t believe,” when asked about what’s in store for Amazon’s Web Services. GigaOM did a little speculating this morning into what Vogels could have been talking about, and some of the possibilities are pretty interesting. A few predictions:… Read More