Episode 97: S3 Buckets land the key to success

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Episode 97: S3 Buckets land the key to success
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This week on The Cloud Pod, the team admits defeat and acknowledges they are not experts in machine learning. Joining them in that club is the rest of us.  

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.
  • Open Raven, the cloud native data protection platform that automates policy monitoring and enforcement. Auto discover, classify, monitor and protect your sensitive data.

This week’s highlights

General News: Jonathan Called It

  • 💀 Salesforce has acquired Slack for $27.7 billion. We’re hoping Chatter will die a horrible death now. 

Amazon Web Services: Error 404 

😔 Amazon explains the Thanksgiving Kinesis outage that occurred in North East Virginia. We feel bad for the Ops team that had to support this. 

re:Invent Continued

Google Cloud Platform: Hello, It’s Me

Azure: Been Quiet All Year

  • ♻️ Microsoft to establish its first datacenter region in Sweden. Paying for it to be sustainable doesn’t make it sustainable, Microsoft.
  • 🥀 Microsoft to establish a new datacenter region in Denmark. Not as sustainable as the Swedish one though. 
  • 💗 Effective before Thanksgiving all Azure Premium File Tier customers got more IOPS for free. We’d love to know what the underlying reason is behind this announcement. 
  • 🤐 Microsoft announces cloud innovations across US Government data classifications. A not-so-secret secret.    

TCP Lightning Round

⚡ The millennial basher also known as Jonathan takes this week’s point but Ryan is thrown a bone with half a point, leaving scores at Justin (16 points), Jonathan (11 points), Ryan (six and half points) and Jacques (one point).     

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