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Why AWS wants to build a cloud above the clouds

  • protocol
  • 3 weeks ago

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Why AWS wants to build a cloud above the clouds

Amazon Web Services launches a dedicated aerospace and satellite business

  • TechCrunch
  • 1 month ago
  • Amazon Web Services is upping its space industry game with a dedicated business unit called Aerospace and Satellite Solutions, that’s focused on space projects, including from customers like NASA, the U.S. military, and private space players including Lockheed Martin and others.
  • The AWS segment will be led by retired Air Force Major General Glint Crosier, who was involved in the set up of the U.S. Space Force arm of the U.S. military. The choice of leadership is a good indicator of what the primary purpose of this unit will be: landing and serving large, lucrative customers mostly form the defense industry.
  • Cloud computing services for satellite and in-space assets is a potentially massive business over the next few years for the defense industry, particularly in the U.S., where part of the strategy of the Space Force and Department of Defense is shifting away from a reliance on large, aging geostationary satellites, and towards more versatile, affordable and redundant networks of small satellites that can be launched frequently and in a responsive manner.
Amazon Web Services launches a dedicated aerospace and satellite business

AWS said it mitigated a 2.3 Tbps DDoS attack, the largest ever

  • ZDNet
  • 1 month ago
  • Amazon said its AWS Shield service mitigated the largest DDoS attack ever recorded, stopping a 2.3 Tbps attack in mid-February this year.
  • The incident was disclosed in the company's AWS Shield Threat Landscape, a report detailing web attacks mitigated by Amazon's AWS Shield protection service.
  • The report didn't identify the targeted AWS customer but said the attack was carried out using hijacked CLDAP web servers and caused three days of "elevated threat" for its AWS Shield staff.
  • The previous record for the largest DDoS attack ever recorded was of 1.7 Tbps, mitigated by NETSCOUT Arbor in March 2018.
  • Nowadays, most DDoS attacks usually peak in the 500 Gbps range, which is why news of the AWS 2.3 Tbps attack was a surprise for industry players.
AWS said it mitigated a 2.3 Tbps DDoS attack, the largest ever

Pablo Rey

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Founder at Hatcook, mobile engineer at Lingokids. Experience with react native, redux, typescript, firebase, aws...

Jim Routh

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After 15 years helping to build venture backed start-ups in the Bay Area, I have joined Amazon Web Services and am working to help entrepreneurs, start-ups, and their venture capital backers successfully leverage AWS to build their and scale their busines
Founder @amazon-web-services-8-deleted • Studied at @Boise State University
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