Episode 11 – Screaming in the last week of the cloud pod

Episode 11 – Screaming in the last week of the cloud pod

Episode 11

This week we have special guest Corey Quinn (twitter: @quinnypig).  We talk about Googles Culture, Managed Database Services, Amazon HQ2. Plus the world famous lightning round and Jonathan’s cool tools.

Sponsors:

Foghorn Consulting: fogops.io/thecloudpod
Audible: audibletrial.com/thecloudpod

Follow Up

Azure security center helps protect you from RunC vulnerability – https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/how-azure-security-center-helps-you-protect-your-environment-from-new-vulnerabilities/

Ballmer’s Clippers select AWS in the first round for their public cloud partner

News

Google Cloud Security talks at RSA – https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/identity-security/announcing-google-cloud-security-talks-during-rsa-conference-2019

Liz Fong-Jones posts about her decision to leave Google and the toxic culture – https://medium.com/s/story/google-workers-lost-a-leader-but-the-fight-will-continue-c487aa5fd2ba

Digital Ocean launches Managed Database Service  – https://siliconangle.com/2019/02/14/expanding-cloud-platform-digitalocean-launches-managed-database-service/

https://blog.digitalocean.com/announcing-managed-databases-for-postgresql/

Amazon introduces Lower cost storage class for EFS – https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/amazon-efs-introduces-lower-cost-storage-class/

Amazon drops plans for New York (Queens) HQ2 – https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/14/amazon-drops-plans-for-new-york-hq2/

Azure releases Monitoring at Scale Features with Multi-resource metric alerts – https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/monitor-at-scale-in-azure-monitor-with-multi-resource-metric-alerts/

IBM CEO says they will be #1 in cloud chapter 2 – https://www.forbes.com/sites/siliconangle/2019/02/14/analysis-ibm-ceo-declares-chapter-2-of-cloud-and-ai-at-ibm-think-2019/#7968ea5c648f

https://www.businessinsider.com/ibm-ceo-ginni-rometty-hybrid-computing-2019-1

AWS Announces five new amazon ec2 bare metal instances –

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/introducing-five-new-amazon-ec2-bare-metal-instances/

Amazon Updates Professional level certificates – https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/updated-professional-level-aws-certification-exams/

Google Buys cloud migration startup alooma – https://siliconangle.com/2019/02/19/google-buys-cloud-migration-startup-alooma/

Lightning Round

AWS Guard duty adds three new threat detections (2 are Pen test related and third is new policy violation detection) – https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/Amazon-GuardDuty-Adds-Three-New-Threat-Detections/

AWS Document DB now supports Database auditing via cloud watch logs – https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/amazon-documentdb-now-supports-database-auditing-with-amazon-cloudwatch-logs/

AWS amplify framework adds support for multiple environments and IAM roles including MFA –

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/amplify-framework-adds-support-for-multiple-environments-custom-resolvers-larger-data-models-and-iam-roles-including-mfa/

AWS Coretto 11 is now in preview – https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/amazon-corretto-11-is-now-in-preview/

Amazon MSK (Managed Kafka) expands preview to Ohio and Ireland and now supports Kafka 2.1 – https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/amazon-msk-expands-its-open-preview-into-ohio-and-ireland-aws-regions-and-adds-support-for-apache-kafka-2-1-0/

AWS EKS releases vpc CNI plugin and p3dn instances (Jumbo frame support) –

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/amazon-eks-releases-vpc-cni-plugin-v1-3-2-with-enhancements-for-/

Amazon DynamoDB DAX now supports dynamodb transactions for python and dotnet – https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/amazon-dynamodb-accelerator-dax-adds-dynamodb-transactions-support-for-python-and-net/

AWS Aurora now compatible with Postgres 10.6 – https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/amazon-aurora-with-postgresql-compatibility-supports-postgresql-10-6/

AWS certified professionals now have new badges – https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/new-aws-digital-badges-to-showcase-aws-certified-status/

GCP Introduces scheduled snapshots for persistent disk – https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/compute/introducing-scheduled-snapshots-for-compute-engine-persistent-disk

AWS Introduces new solution center to quickly find solution quick starts – https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/introducing-aws-solutions/

New AWS solution for EKS with new quick start

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/02/deploy-a-kubernetes-cluster-using-amazon-eks-with-new-quick-start/

Cool Tools

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