119: Oracle announces something amazing, The Cloud Pod worldview shook

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This week on The Cloud Pod, Ryan is stuck somewhere in a tent under a broken-down motorcycle but is apparently still having fun.        

A big thanks to this week’s sponsors:

  • Foghorn Consulting, which provides full-stack cloud solutions with a focus on strategy, planning and execution for enterprises seeking to take advantage of the transformative capabilities of AWS, Google Cloud and Azure.

This week’s highlights

General News: Great Partners

  • 👏 Hashicorp has partnered with AWS to launch support for predictive scaling policy in the Terraform AWS provider. This will be hugely popular for people new to the cloud.    

Amazon Web Services: Dropping Stories For No Reason

Google Cloud Platform: Prom Queen 2021

Azure: Selling No-Code To Developers

  • 🥐 Azure gains 100th compliance offering — protecting data with EU Cloud Code of Conduct. Now we know why France was so happy last week.
  • 😲 Azure announces preview capabilities of Azure Application Services to run on K8 anywhere. We’re really surprised by how quickly the cloud providers have embraced hybrid infrastructure. 
  • 🌳 Azure releases several new features to empower developers to innovate with Azure Database services. We need to bring the tumbleweed sound effect back. 
  • ⛔ Accenture, GitHub, Microsoft and ThoughtWorks launch the Green Software Foundation with the Linux Foundation. So they’re anti-Bitcoin mining?
  • 😆 Microsoft uses GPT-3 to add AI features to Power Apps. For developers who don’t code. 
  • 🔮 Microsoft’s new research lab studies developer productivity and well-being. We’ll see what happens.   

Oracle: One We’re Actually Excited About

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⚡ Justin really appreciates Jonathan for handing him an easy win and takes this week’s point, leaving scores at Justin (9), Ryan (4), Jonathan (7). 

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