From the PowerShell Custom Runtime for Amazon Lambda to MongoDB Atlas Serverless, from SynLapse, a critical Synapse Analytics vulnerability in Azure, to AWS IoT ExpressLink: a recap of my articles for InfoQ in June.
AWS Releases IoT ExpressLink: Cloud-Connectivity Software for Hardware Modules
Amazon recently announced the general availability of AWS IoT ExpressLink. The cloud-connectivity software supports wireless hardware modules to build IoT products that connect with cloud services.
SynLapse: Orca Security Publishes Details for Critical Azure Synapse Vulnerability
In a recent article, Orca Security describes the technical details of SynLapse, a critical Synapse Analytics vulnerability in Azure that allowed attackers to bypass tenant separation. The issue is now addressed but the timing and the disclosure process raised concerns in the community.
Cockroach Labs 2022 Cloud Report: AMD Outperforms Intel
Cockroach Labs recently released their annual cloud report which evaluates the performance of AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud for common OLTP workloads. Differently from the past, this year’s report does not indicate a best overall provider, but concludes that AMD instances outperform Intel ones. ARM instances were not covered in the tests.
MongoDB Atlas Serverless Instances and Data API Now Generally Available
At the recent MongoDB World 2022 conference, MongoDB announced that serverless instances for Atlas and Data API are now generally available. The new managed serverless option introduces a tiered pricing, with automatic discounts on daily usage.
AWS Introduces IP-Based Routing on Route 53
AWS recently announced support for IP-based routing on Amazon Route 53. The new option of the DNS service allows customers to route resources of a domain based on the client subnet to optimize network transit costs and performance.
AWS DataSync Supports Moving Data between AWS, Google Cloud and Azure
Amazon recently announced that AWS DataSync now supports Google Cloud Storage and Azure Files storage as storage locations. The two new options of the data service helps moving data both into and out of AWS, but data transfer fees still might still be a limitation.
AWS Introduces PowerShell Custom Runtime for Lambda
AWS recently announced a new PowerShell custom runtime for AWS Lambda to run Lambda functions written in PowerShell. With the new runtime developers can write native PowerShell code in Lambda without having to compile it, simplifying deployment and testing.
More news? A recap of my articles for InfoQ in May.