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Google recognizes The Cloud Pod hosts as celebrities – E46

This week we discuss the Microsoft Ignite conference, announcements and new features and how we did on the Azure Draft.  AWS announces a new Spain region and GCP had a lengthy halloween incident. 

The Cloud Pod wins second place for the Jedi contract – Ep 45

The DOD awards the coveted Jedi contract, the MS ignite Draft, Earnings season and more this week on The Cloud Pod. 

CloudWatch detects The Cloud Pod as an Anomaly – Ep 44

Redhat can’t save IBM’s earnings, AWS starts detecting anomalies, Google adds 100-gbps direct connect links to their datacenters, and Azure gets FHIR-Y. 

The Right to Bare ARM Chips – Ep 43

This week AWS Firewall Manager adds support for VPC Security Groups,  Amazon is finished moving off Oracle, Google ships new Kubernetes training and Azure requests comments on CIS benchmarks.  

You had one Job while I was away – Ep 42

Elasticsearch sues AWS over trademark infringement, AWS gets its IQ raised, Oracle gets fedramp certified cloud regions and Google enhances their github app for cloud build. 

The Cloud Pod now with Dynamic Parallelism – Ep 41

Chef finds a bad recipe for success, AWS rolls out Step Functions, Google launches its native load balancer for Kubernetes and Microsoft confuses us further with premium tier storage offerings.

Autonomous Cloud Pod – Ep 40

Justin goes to Oracle World and comes back with a new understanding of OCI customers.  VPC Flow logs get new metadata and we get an update on AWS outposts, but no date or pricing yet. 

The Cloud Pod Goes Quantum – Ep 39

This week AWS releases the Quantum Ledger Database, Google gets shielded GKE nodes and Microsoft gets a new shiny datacenter in Germany

US East 1’s on Fire,  The Cloud Pod says let the !#*&@ burn – Ep 38

US-East-1 has a hiccup in a single AZ, Lambda fixes cold start launches inside a VPC, Google gets an AD service and Microsoft goes cloud neutral in Switzerland. Plus special guest @ryron01

Google will shutdown The Cloud Pod in 2027 – Ep. 37

VMWare acquires Pivotal and Carbon black, plus VMworld debrief.  Google kills more products and AWS reduces the cost of sagemaker training.