A recap of the news articles I wrote for InfoQ in October 2020.
IBM Introduces IBM Cloud Code Engine
IBM has recently announced the beta availability of a new serverless compute service called IBM Cloud Code Engine. The service is a managed serverless platform that runs containerized workloads, for example web apps, micro-services, event-driven functions and batch jobs.
Cloudflare Introduces API Shield
Cloudflare has recently introduced API Shield, a free security tool that protects API traffic against attacks designed to perform unauthorized actions or exfiltrate data. Strong client certificate-based identity is already generally available while schema validation is currently a closed beta.
Preview of AWS Cost Anomaly Detection Now Available
AWS has recently made available the preview of AWS Cost Anomaly Detection, a new service to detect unusual spending patterns across AWS accounts. The goal is to improve cost controls and minimize unintended spend.
HashiCorp Supports AWS Lambda Extensions for Serverless Security
HashiCorp has recently announced the public preview of the HashiCorp Vault AWS Lambda Extension. The new service is based on the recently launched AWS Lambda Extensions API and allows a serverless application to securely retrieve secrets from HashiCorp Vault without making the Lambda functions Vault-aware.
Very excited to be part of the AWS Community Builders and looking forward to learn more about “the latest services, as well as best practices for creating technical content, increasing reach, and sharing AWS knowledge across online and in-person communities”
In the next two months I am going to attend as a speaker six virtual events, with three different talks and different audiences. Some events are free, some are not. Details and registration links or discount codes below, all talks are in English.
The conference will run for 28 hours on 20-21 October 2020 and will cover topics on Open Source Databases and Applications using MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, and MariaDB. You can find the full agenda online and register for free.
Is serverless the future of relational databases? Looking forward to be part of DeveloperWeek Global: Cloud Conference, one of the world’s largest virtual software developer event series, and discuss relational databases on the cloud. See you online at the end of September! More about my talk here.
In a series of three technical articles, AWS has recently introduced the new “Serverless LAMP stack”. But not everyone in the open-source community believes that the successor of the LAMP stack is proprietary technologies from a single vendor, and alternative approaches have been suggested.
Amazon RDS Proxy is a new fully managed, highly available database proxy for MySQL and PostgreSQL databases running on Amazon RDS and Aurora. The service is tailored to serverless architectures and other applications that open and close database connections at a high rate