back to article Amazon flings open source Elasticsearch at Big Data's cloud

Amazon is rolling out open-source Elasticsearch for consumers of its mega cloud. The giant has launched Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES), adding another NoSQL-based big-data analytics and query option. The idea is to let you load, process and analyse unstructured data. Elasticsearch on AWS can be deployed to Amazon …

  1. elDog

    Makes sense. They're already performing all sorts of analyses on your data

    Why not take advantage of their tools, tools.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Does Amazon actually give anything back?

    It seems nearly all EC2 products are based upon Open Source stacks, but I cannot recall ever hearing Amazon giving anything back or releasing any of its own tools or even sponsoring an Open Source project - As a company who has built an empire monetizing other peoples hard work, it would be nice to see them return something (Even Netflix open sources its in-house security tools).

    Perhaps I'm wrong, and they do...

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Does Amazon actually give anything back?

      Schizophrenic apparently, from 2014:

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