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Cloud Patches: Extended Azure Backups, AWS T2 Bursts Onto Elasticache

Last week in cloud computing: Azure Backup extends its retention period, while AWS extends T2 instances to ElastiCache.


Cloud Patches: Azure Migration Accelerator, AWS Cache Warming

Last week in cloud computing: Azure previews its Migration Accelerator, while AWS adds cache warming features to MySQL.


Cloud Patches: Azure SQL Upgrades, AWS SDK For Java

Last week in cloud computing: Azure saw significant enhancements to its SQL database offerings, while Amazon took a new approach to Java development.


Dealhacker: Get Up To 80 Percent Off Video Games From Amazon

Amazon has just launched its “End of Summer” Sale with up to 80 per cent off a range of video games, including Titanfall, Batman Mega Bundle and Hitman: Absolution. Here are a few bargains that are worth checking out — with links to each deal.


Everyone Can Now Use Amazon Zocalo

Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched its Zocalo secure document storage and collaboration service last month, but only in a limited preview. Now Zocalo, designed to operate with its WorkSpaces virtual desktop, is available to all customers.


Amazon Coins Hit Australia, Can Cut The Price Of Buying Apps

Amazon is launching its Amazon Coins “virtual currency” for its App Store in Australia today, which can be used instead of actual cash to purchase apps and games. How do they work and what are the potential advantages for app buyers?


Cloud Patches: Azure's On/Off Week, Amazon SNS Enhancements

Last week in cloud computing: Azure went offline but then launched a stack of new options, while Amazon enhanced SNS and Cloudfront.


Cloud Patches: Tag And Tweak Your Load Balancers

Last week in cloud computing: Load balancer changes at AWS and Azure, plus security fixes, new backends and more.


Cloud Patches: Azure SDKs, AWS IAM

Last week in cloud computing: SDK updates aplenty from Microsoft, while AWS revamps its IAM portal.


Cloud Patches: Free AWS Trusted Advisor, Azure SQL Upgrades

Last week in cloud computing: AWS offered a stack of Trusted Advisor services for free, while Azure SQL saw some major disaster recovery improvements.