203: From vaporware to visual apps – AWS App Composer Generally Available

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On this episode of The Cloud Pod, the team talks about the new AWS region in Malaysia, the launch of AWS App Composer, the expansion of spanner database capabilities, the release of a vision AI by Microsoft; Florence Foundation Model, and the three migration techniques to the cloud space.

A big thanks to this week’s sponsor, 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

  • 🚨 AWS: AWS announces upcoming region in Malaysia.
  • 🚨 GCP: Google launches new capabilities to Spanners regional and multi-regional capabilities
  • 🚨 Azure: The Florence Foundation Model from Microsoft..

Top Quotes

  • 💡 “I think that these migration projects end up getting sort of pigeonholed over time into things that they’re not”
  • 💡 “The reality is like ‘What are you really trying to get out of your migration for the business?”
  • 💡 “The hybrid migration model lets you realize the benefits of cloud incrementally as you go”

AWS: AWS announces upcoming region in Malaysia.

  • 👤 AWS Region in Malaysia
  • ️🕵️ This region is expected to have 3 AZ’s but there is no timeline for when it will come online

GCP: Google launches new capabilities to Spanner’s regional and multi-regional capabilities.

Azure: The Florence Foundation Model from Microsoft.

The Cloud Journey Series; Cloud Migration Techniques

  • There are three Migration Techniques; Hybrid, Cloud Native, and VMWare Migrations.
  • One common mistake people make is believing they won’t get value from the migration till it is completed.
  • Generally, it may be hard to decide which is the most successful because this depends on the definition of success as applied to individual businesses.

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