It's described as a "fully functional local AWS cloud stack" for testing and mocking AWS cloud development projects on local machines.
Amazon Web Services, with a formidable head start in the serverless computing arena among major cloud providers, is continuing to court coders, most recently with a Node.js update to its AWS Lambda service.
IBM introduced the new Bluemix Developer Console, which extends its existing Bluemix Mobile Dashboard by adding cloud native app development functionality.
Fully onboard with what it calls the serverless revolution, San Francisco start-up Fauna Inc. launched FaunaDB Serverless Cloud, described as the "first serverless database."
Developers who publish Alexa "skills" providing natural language commands to voice-controlled home computing devices such as Echo can get rewarded with $100 monthly credits if usage exceeds the limits of the AWS free tier.