Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for MariaDB now supports MariaDB version 10.5.8 in all AWS regions. This release includes fixes to bugs in MariaDB 10.5.7 affecting point-in-time restore, data replication, and tables with triggers that caused database crashes and data corruption. To read more about this version, please see the release notes for MariaDB […]
AWS Training and Certification has launched a new self-paced digital course: Introduction to Designing Data Lakes in AWS. This course is for learners ranging from storage administrators to data scientists who want to explore how to create and operate a data lake in a secure and scalable way.
AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) Private Certificate Authority (CA) now supports additional customization options for issuing CA and end entity certificates to meet additional use cases such as identity certificates, including smart card certificates. Customers can now include certificate attributes via API calls at the time of issuance in addition to inclusion in the certificate signing […]
Today, the AWS SDKs and Tools announces general availability of the AWS SDK for Go, version 2 (v2). This release has a modular architecture that allows customers to model service dependencies in their application and independently control service client updates using Go modules. A marked improvement in CPU and memory utilization provides more resources for […]
Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) now lets you attach IAM resource policies to VPC Endpoints. This allows you to control access to your ECS resources from VPC Endpoints, helping you meet compliance and regulatory requirements.
Now enterprises with Oracle databases can easily setup monitoring, alerting and dashboards for their EC2 and RDS Oracle instances on AWS with CloudWatch Application Insights. CloudWatch Application Insights is a capability that helps customers simply setup monitoring and enhanced observability for their enterprise applications running on AWS resources. The new feature automatically setups the metrics, […]
Federated Amazon EKS Clusters on AWS is a new AWS Solutions Implementation that automates the deployment and federation of two Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) clusters across multiple AWS Regions, configuring highly available, low latency, and easily scalable applications. Over the last few years, Kubernetes has gained an increasing popularity for automating application deployment, […]
We’re excited to introduce three free digital courses that help you learn how to configure, optimize, secure, and audit your Amazon S3 implementation. Designed for cloud architects, storage architects, developers, and operations engineers, these intermediate courses include reading modules, demonstrations, quizzes, and optional self-paced labs. The self-paced labs cost up to 15 USD per lab […]
PCI Eligible AWS services deployed in AWS Wavelength can now store, process, or transmit cardholder data (CHD) or sensitive authentication data (SAD), including merchants, processors, acquirers, issuers, and service providers. PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) is a proprietary information security standard administered by the PCI Security Standard Council. Many Wavelength use cases […]
We are excited to announce a broad set of new traffic serving capabilities for Cloud Run: end-to-end HTTP/2 connections, WebSockets support, and gRPC bidirectional streaming, completing the types of RPCs that are offered by gRPC. With these capabilities, you can deploy new kinds of applications to Cloud Run that were not previously supported, while taking […]
At Google, we’re dedicated to building technology that helps people do more for the planet, and to fostering sustainability at scale. We continue to be the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy, and in September made a commitment to operate on 24/7 carbon-free energy in all our data centers and campuses worldwide by 2030.As […]
Hands on with Anthos on Bare MetalIn this blog post I want to walk you through my experience of installing Anthos on bare metal (ABM) in my home lab. It covers the benefits of deploying Anthos on bare metal, necessary prerequisites, the installation process, and using Google Cloud operations capabilities to inspect the health of […]
Editor's Note: Today's guest post comes from Giles Ellwood, CEO and Co-Founder of Homesearch, a technology company at the forefront of United Kingdom property data, working to create a more informed, connected, and proactive property market for everyone.For most people, buying a home will be the biggest purchase of their life. But with so many […]
Every startup should have a lofty goal, even if they’re not 100% certain how they’ll reach it. Our company, BenchSci, is a Canadian biotech startup whose mission is to help scientists bring new medicines to patients 50% faster by 2025. Since founding the company in 2015, we’ve been building a platform to help scientists design […]
With the holidays behind us and a new year ahead, it’s time to reset our goals and find ways to make our lives healthier and happier. This time last year, like many people, I decided to create a more regimented exercise routine and track my progress. I looked at several fitness and workout apps I […]
Data analysts can spend hours writing SQL each day to get the right insights. So it’s crucial that the tools in the Google Cloud Console make that job as easy and as fast as possible. Now, we’re excited to show you how BigQuery’s Cloud Console UI has been updated with radical usability improvements for more efficient […]
Imagine this scenario: Your company has been using Google Cloud for a little while now. Things are going pretty well—no outages, no security breaches, and no unexpected costs. You've just begun to feel comfortable when an email comes in from a developer. She noticed that the project she works on has a service account with […]
I recently talked about orchestration versus choreography in connecting microservices and introduced Workflows for use cases that can benefit from a central orchestrator. I also mentioned Eventarc and Pub/Sub in the choreography camp for more loosely coupled event-driven architectures. In this blog post, I talk more about the unified eventing experience by Eventarc. What is Eventarc?We announced […]
In our first blog post in this series, we talked broadly about the democratization of data and insights. Our second blog took a deeper look at insights derived specifically from machine learning, and how Google Cloud has worked to push those capabilities to more users across the data landscape. In our third and final blog […]
Each new year introduces new opportunities and challenges, but 2020 was exceptional. The pandemic massively disrupted retail organizations due to ongoing shelter-in-place orders and social distancing requirements. Consumers adapted, driving nine years’ worth of e-commerce growth in 90 days.
Whether you are just embarking on your cloud journey or you are looking to maximize business value out of your existing cloud investments, you may want to leverage industry best practices and and technical guidance we have compiled in Azure documentation, from working with many engineers, customers, and partners.
2020 wasn't the year we signed up for, but was chock full nonetheless. From optimized account and invoice management experiences to richer reporting within and outside the portal; new ways to facilitate chargeback and more flexible budget alerts to an overwhelming amount of new cost optimization opportunities. The year brought a lot and 2021 is […]
Today’s challenging economic climate has driven many IT organizations to launch cost optimization initiatives. If you’re participating in one such initiative, you’ve discovered that cloud cost management is a journey, with many factors to consider and steps to take to improve cloud spending behaviors.
As a new normal has been defined by a worldwide pandemic and economic changes this year, businesses have sought new ways to optimize the delivery of their goods and services and better IT cost efficiency in an increasingly remote work environment.