From new bare metal EC2 instances to Ruby on GCP functions, from the Cloud trust paradox to CloudFront security savings bundles. A recap of the topics I covered for InfoQ in February 2021.
The Cloud Trust Paradox According to Google Cloud
In a series of three technical articles, Google Cloud has recently discussed how to trust cloud providers, covering the concepts of customer trust, security key management and scenarios where keeping encryption keys off the cloud may be necessary.
Google Cloud Supports Ruby on Cloud Functions
Google Cloud recently announced the public preview of Ruby on Cloud Functions. The open-source Functions Framework for Ruby supports HTTP functions and CloudEvent functions.
Amazon Announces New Bare Metal EC2 Instances
AWS recently announced new bare metal instances for Amazon EC2. The new M5n, M5dn, R5n, and R5dn instances are already available and can utilize up to 100 Gbps of network bandwidth.
Amazon Introduces CloudFront Security Savings Bundle
AWS has recently introduced https://www.infoq.com/news/2021/02/cloudfront-savings-bundle/Amazon CloudFront Security Savings Bundle, a pricing plan that gives a 30% discount on CloudFront in exchange for a 1-year commitment. The savings bundle also includes free AWS Web Application Firewall requests up to 10% of the committed amount.