In October I will be back to All Day DevOps, the world’s largest DevOps conference, to talk about cost optimization on AWS. Below the abstract of my session.
Watch Your Wallet! Cloud anti-patterns that make your AWS bill skyrocket
Should you really always run your cluster in multiple availability zones? How can a transition rule to Glacier double your storage costs? I want to monitor and understand my data transfer costs, where should I start? Why are backups eating my database budget? What, one more storage class on S3? Following so-called “best practices” works only when you fully understand the implications, costs included. We will address a few cloud anti-patterns, making your bill smaller and your deployment better.
Looking forward to All Day DevOps 2021, see you on line on October 28th!
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
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.
How can modern DevOps practices accelerate your software delivery without the quality issues?
I am looking to forward to host and moderate the Q&A at the next InfoQ Live event on July 20th. Aysylu Greenberg, tech lead of GCP container analysis at Google, will discuss Software Supply Chain Integrity for DevOps. Murali Krishna Ramanathan, staff software engineer at Uber, will talk about Managing the Tech Debt Due to Stale Feature Flags with Piranha.
100% net ticket revenue will be donated to charity, join us on July 20th!
From PHP on Google Cloud Functions to the AWS Free Tier, from Amazon Nimble Studio to Elastic Stack on Azure: a recap of the topics I covered for InfoQ in May 2021.
Google Cloud Supports PHP on Cloud Functions
Google Cloud recently announced the public preview of PHP on Cloud Functions. The Functions Framework for PHP supports HTTP functions, to respond to HTTP events, and CloudEvent functions to process events sourced from external and internal Google Cloud services like Pub/Sub, Cloud Storage and Firestore.
Amazon Nimble Studio: Visual Effects, Animations, and Interactive Content on AWS
Amazon has recently announced Nimble Studio, a service for creative studios to produce visual effects, animations, and interactive content. The cloud-based studio provides on-demand access to virtual workstations, elastic file storage, render farm capacity and tools to manage security, permissions, and collaborations.
Amazon Open Sources DeepRacer Device Software
Amazon has recently open-sourced the DeepRacer device software, the software used to run AWS DeepRacer. The 1/18th scale autonomous vehicle and the DeepRacer events allow developers to create machine learning models and race them in a cloud based 3D racing simulator.
Amazon Introduces Incident Manager for Automated Response Plans
Growing Concerns Among Developers About the AWS Free Tier
In recents weeks many experts in the AWS community have been advocating for sandbox accounts on AWS and hard billing limits that cannot be exceeded to let engineers experiment with new services without jeopardizing their personal well-being.
Microsoft and Elastic Partner to Offer Elastic Stack on Azure
Microsoft and Elastic have recently announced Elastic on Azure, a preview service that offers managed Elastic, Logstash, and Kibana to search, analyze, and visualize data in real time on Azure.
I am looking forward to be back at Codemotion DevCast on June 24th. This time we will discuss relational databases in the serverless world, with (hopefully) a demo of Aurora Serverless v2. See you soon online! The event is free and in Italian, registration required.