189: The CloudPod Celebrates AWS Becoming a New Time Lord

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189: The CloudPod Celebrates AWS Becoming a New Time Lord
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Jonathan, Ryan and Justin will be live streaming the major keynotes starting Monday Night, followed by Adam’s keynote on Tuesday, Swami’s keynote on Wednesday and Wrap up our Re:Invent coverage with Werner’s keynote on Thursday. Tune into our live stream here on the site or via Twitch/Twitter, etc. 

On The Cloud Pod this week, Amazon Time Sync is now available over the internet as a public NTP service, Amazon announces ECS Task Scale-in protection, and Private Marketplace is now in preview.

Thank you to our sponsor, Foghorn Consulting, which provides top notch cloud and DevOps engineers to the world’s most innovative companies. Initiatives stalled because you’re having trouble hiring? Foghorn can be burning down your DevOps and Cloud backlogs as soon as next week.

Episode Highlights

Top Quote

💎 “And then those companies say, ‘Well, I don’t have time to performance tests and regression tests and load tests.’ Or, or, ‘It’s not broken, I don’t want to fix it.’ You know, and so they just sit there paying more money because it’s not worth the risk.” [10:37]

AWS: Time for Amazon

GCP: Privately GCP

Azure: Empowered Azure

⚡ TCP Lightning Round (Justin 8, Ryan 7, Jonathan 4, Peter 0) [29:00]

Amazon S3 Glacier improves restore throughput by up to 10x when retrieving large volumes of archived data

Amazon RDS for SQL Server now supports a linked server to Oracle

Amazon RDS for Oracle now supports Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) integration

AWS Secrets Manager increases the API Requests per Second limits

General availability: Multivariate Anomaly Detection

General availability: Retryable writes in Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB

Generally available: Static Web Apps support for preview environments in Azure DevOps

Amazon EventBridge Launches New Scheduler

Things Coming Up:

AWS Reinvent – November 28th-Dec-2

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