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Microsoft Announces Preview of Azure SignalR Service

by Martin Abbott Follow 3 Followers on  May 18, 2018

Microsoft recently announced a public preview of the Azure SignalR Service during their annual Build developer conference in Seattle. SignalR has been available for download as a separate ASP.NET library but this is the first time it has been available as a fully-managed service.

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Microsoft and Red Hat Announce a Managed OpenShift Offering on Azure

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 4 Followers on  May 17, 2018

Microsoft announced it would expand their partnership with Red Hat to offer a managed OpenShift on Azure, which will combine the capabilities of Red Hat OpenShift and Microsoft Azure. Both Red Hat and Microsoft will join forces to design and engineer a Red Hat OpenShift on Azure, which will be available as a public preview in the coming months.

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AWS EC2 Fleet: Manage Thousands of On-Demand and Spot Instances with One Request

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 4 Followers on  May 12, 2018

Amazon announced EC2 Fleet, a new feature that gives customers a unique ability to create fleets composed of a combination of EC2 On-Demand, Reserved, and Spot Instances, by using a single API. Moreover, the customer can specify what capacity and instance-wise VM's it requires, and AWS will launch, manage, monitor and scale instances that they need, without writing any scaffolding code.

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Google App Engine to Support Node.js 8.x Using the Recently Open Source gVisor Sandbox

by Wesley Reisz Follow 16 Followers on  May 10, 2018

Google App Engine (GAE), Google's PaaS offering, is now offering a preview of support for the Node.js 8.x runtime within the standard environment, with a full release promised soon.

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StackPointCloud Enhances Istio and Kubernetes Functionality in Cloud-Native Management Platform

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  May 03, 2018

StackPointCloud, provider of a cloud-native management platform for Istio and Kubernetes, has added a series of tools to help enterprises deploy and use microservices and containers. Users can now manage Istio service meshes across Kubernetes clusters using their preferred cloud providers and StackPointCloud has partnered with Packet Host to help customers use ARM with their Kubernetes clusters.

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AWS Open Sources and Expands Serverless Application Model (SAM) Implementation

by Steffen Opel Follow 3 Followers on  Apr 30, 2018

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently open sourced its Serverless Application Model (SAM) implementation and added a new event source for CloudWatch Logs subscription filters. The preceding release featured a comprehensive expansion of options to configure and deploy REST APIs via Amazon API Gateway, including support for CORS headers, regional endpoints, and binary media types.

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US Supreme Court Declares Microsoft Case Moot, Microsoft Delivers Emails to US Government

by Michael Stiefel Follow 5 Followers on  Apr 30, 2018

After the United States Congress passed the CLOUD Act, the United States Justice Department dropped its previous request for a search warrant. The United States Supreme Court then declared the Microsoft email case moot. The Justice Department went back to court, however, and got a new search warrant based on the new law to replace the one it originally got in 2013.

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Apple Open Sources FoundationDB

by Sergio De Simone Follow 11 Followers on  Apr 29, 2018

Apple has open sourced its distributed database core, FoundationDB, which it acquired back in 2015 from the homonymous company. FoundationDB is designed to handle large volumes of data stored across clusters of commodity servers and to favor data consistency by supporting fully global, cross-row ACID transactions.

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Amazon Launches a New Cloud Security Service: AWS Firewall Manager

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 27, 2018

Amazon has launched a new service called AWS Firewall Manager, providing AWS customers a way to configure AWS Web Application Firewall rules across multiple accounts centrally. The AWS Firewall Manager is a part of Amazon’s recent launch of several services for security and compliance.

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Amazon Launches AWS Secrets Manager to Securely Store, Distribute, and Rotate Credentials

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 20, 2018

Amazon announced the launch of the AWS Secrets Manager, which makes it easy for customers to store and retrieve secrets using an API or the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI). Furthermore, customers can rotate their credentials with built-in or custom Lambda functions. The AWS Secrets Manager enables users to centralize the management of secrets of distributed services and applications.

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Amazon Web Services Reports That All GA Services Are Now GDPR Ready

by Alex Giamas Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 03, 2018

On May 25, 2018 European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect. AWS recently announced that all its generally available services now comply with the GDPR regulation. GDPR is the largest overhaul of data privacy regulations in the past 20 years. In this article we will cover the key changes in AWS and GDPR and what we have to do to become GDPR compliant.

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U.S. Congress Passes CLOUD Act - New Legislation Might Make Microsoft Supreme Court Case Moot

by Michael Stiefel Follow 5 Followers on  Mar 30, 2018

On March 23, 2018, the CLOUD Act became law in the United States. It clarifies how US and foreign countries can gain access to data stored in cloud servers in each other’s jurisdictions. Companies such as Google and Microsoft facing requests for data they have stored in foreign countries support the legislation. Privacy and human rights activists have criticized the measure.

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Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure Database Services for MySQL and PostgreSQL

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 28, 2018

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL. Both these open-source database engines are now brought in their community version as a managed service, with 99.99% SLA, elastic scaling for performance, and industry-leading security and compliance to Azure.

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Kubernetes Founder Craig McLuckie on Going Multi-Cloud and Open Source

by Rags Srinivas Follow 10 Followers on  Mar 22, 2018

InfoQ caught up with Craig McLuckie, one of the original founders of the Kubernetes project and CEO of Heptio.

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AWS Makes Serverless Application Repository Generally Available

by Steffen Opel Follow 3 Followers on  Feb 28, 2018

After a brief preview period since re:Invent 2017, Amazon Web Services (AWS) made its new Serverless Application Repository generally available. Users can now discover, configure, and deploy serverless applications and components via the AWS Lambda console, which AWS considers an "ideal venue for AWS partners, enterprise customers, and independent developers to share their serverless creations".

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