Betsy Amy-Vogt

Betsy Amy-Vogt is a staff writer for theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile livestreaming studio. A digital nomad before the term existed, Betsy started her writing career at a tech startup in Austin, Texas, before taking her laptop off around the globe. When not writing tech news blogs or working on her latest sci-fi fantasy novel, she volunteers at Hekab Be bilingual library and community center in Akumal, Mexico. Got news? Tweet it to @siliconangle.

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Opsani trains AI to optimize cloud infrastructure configuration and eliminate cost overruns

Instead of periodic hardware purchases that can be budgeted out over years, cloud usage is billed on an on-demand basis. Well-managed, this saves the company money. But finding the sweet spot for system configuration is a matter of trial an error. The story usually goes like this: Software engineers don’t have a crystal ball to ...

Data democracy rules: Rockset’s SQL-based rollups focus on fast, efficient access to real-time streaming analytics

The average time spent online in 2021 was three hours a day. That’s almost a collective 24 billion hours per day across the world. A lot of that time is spent on data-intensive applications (think Amazon, Instagram or Uber Eats) where users demand real-time response and hyper-personalization. Analyzing that data and generating relevant insights from it ...

Lumigo technology works to make serverless development an easy ‘connect and go’ process

Serverless computing was pioneered in the early 2000s. But it was Amazon Web Services Inc.’s introduction of AWS Lambda in 2014 that brought the technology to the attention of enterprise information technology leaders. Companies saw the benefits of handing the costs and hassle of maintaining and managing servers over to a cloud provider, but adoption ...

Harness.io harnesses intelligent automation to eliminate DevOps bottleneck

The DevOps origin story starts with a frustrated Belgian agile practitioner named Patrick Debois and two Flickr employees role-playing the tense relations between developers and operations teams. Twelve years on from the first Devopsdays conference in 2009, DevOps has revolutionized the software delivery pipeline. But while the mega-companies of tech have the process down pat ...
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Courage in cloud is crucial as analytics become fundamental for business success

Today’s business environment is harsh. Customers demand instantaneous response and hyper-personalization or they’ll go find a company that provides it. On the surface, the key to meeting these demands is to go digital. But dig just a little deeper, and you’ll find that the true indicator of a successful company is the quality and accessibility ...
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Legacy companies use AWS Outposts as a launchpad to the cloud

Just a few years ago you’d have to search hard to find any mention of the word “hybrid” in Amazon Web Services Inc.’s official communications. But Andy Jassy’s keynote at re:Invent 2019 made it obvious that the company was building a hybrid strategy, whether they used the word or not. Central to that pivot was ...
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AWS technical advisor assesses EC2’s evolution and the future of compute

There’s a critical moment in the evolution of a startup where customer demand outpaces current hardware capabilities. Investment in on-premises data centers and equipment means an outlay of funds that often just aren’t available. In the past, this was the tipping point where many promising companies failed. But for the past 15 years, startups have ...

From Regions to Outposts to Wavelength Zones, AWS brings storage and compute to where it’s needed

Predicting the future of enterprise technology is impossible. But one thing seems a certainty: Hybrid cloud is going to remain an important part of any comprehensive information technology strategy. As customers demand ever more flexibility and connectivity, operating on-premises, in the cloud and on the edge is essential to maintaining data security, speed and accessibility. ...

Graviton2 performance stats indicate potential of Arm-based architecture

Amazon Web Services Inc.’s Arm-based Graviton processors were created with the goal of optimizing real-world EC2 workloads for price and performance. With the launch of the second-gen Graviton2, that performance uptick has taken an impressive leap. “We say 40% performance improvement, but when our customers have gone and tried this, they’ve seen upwards of 50%, ...

In cloud we trust: How AWS Public Sector paved the way for cloud computing acceptance

Remember when Amazon.com Inc. was only a bookstore? It seems an eon ago, back in the Dark Ages before instant connectivity. In reality, it was 2006. But when the company people knew for e-commerce began to offer cloud computing services, education was the first barrier to overcome. “Doesn’t Amazon sell books? What is this cloud thing? ...