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Amazon is the leading e-commerce company and has managed to branch out into new markets. The company has expanded its selection via a robust third-party selling network. Meanwhile, Amazon's Kindle is the leading e-reader device, but is facing tough competition from Apple's iPad, Barnes & Noble's Nook and Sony's Reader franchise. Amazon Web Services, the company's enterprise cloud computing unit, is gaining traction.

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FINRA's moving HBase to Amazon S3: The back story

FINRA's moving HBase to Amazon S3: The back story

Moving to the cloud shouldn't be lift and shift. FINRA's experience shows the best results come when you rethink your data, storage, and compute architecture for elastic environments, and you rethink your people and processes to embrace DevOps. For FINRA, the results translated to a tidy savings of $1 million annually.

December 8, 2016 by in Big Data Analytics

In pictures: The rise of AWS

In pictures: The rise of AWS

Amazon's rise is most apparent when you look at how its introduction of new products, services, and datacentres has built the infrastructure needed to support its growth

July 1, 2012 by in Cloud

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