From Bigtable to Amazon Location Service, from DocumentDB to Vertex AI: a recap of the topics I covered for InfoQ in June 2021.
AWS Key Management Service Introduces Multi-Region Keys
AWS has recently announced the availability of KMS multi-region keys, a new feature for client-side applications that makes encrypted data portable across regions.
Google Cloud Improves SLA for Bigtable and Adds New Security Features
Google Cloud has recently raised the availability SLA for Bigtable instances up to 99.999%, matching the SLA for Firestore and Cloud Spanner. The data storage system introduced as well two new security features for enterprise workloads, customer-managed encryption keys (CMEK) and data access audit logs.
Amazon Location Service Generally Available with Routing and Satellite Imagery
AWS has recently announced the general availability of Amazon Location Service, a managed solution designed to add location functionalities to applications. The service relies on location providers like Esri and HERE and now supports routing and satellite imagery capabilities.
Amazon Adds Global Clusters to DocumentDB
Amazon recently announced support for global clusters on DocumentDB, the document-oriented database compatible with MongoDB.
Google Cloud Announces Managed Machine Learning Platform Vertex AI
At the recent Google I/O 2021 conference, the cloud provider announced the general availability of Vertex AI, a managed machine learning platform designed to accelerate the deployment and maintenance of artificial intelligence models.