Amazon Keyspaces (for Apache Cassandra), a scalable, highly available, and fully managed Apache Cassandra–compatible database service, now automatically optimizes client connections made through AWS PrivateLink to improve availability and read/write throughput.
Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels introduces a simplified on-boarding experience with the ability to explore images, labels, and datasets by one-click creation of example projects. Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels provides out of the box video tutorials, and example projects with hundreds of images for single-class classification, multi-class classification, object detection, and logo detection.
The Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) SDK for Java 2.x is now available and is compatible with the AWS SDK for Java 2.x. You can build Java applications with accelerated access to DynamoDB and benefit from non-blocking I/O and other features of the latest AWS SDK for Java.
We are excited to announce the availability of smaller sized Amazon EC2 G4ad instances that deliver up to 40% better price performance over comparable GPU-based instances for graphics intensive applications such as virtual workstations and game streaming. Like the other G4ad instances, these new sizes are powered by AMD Radeon Pro V520 GPUs and second-generation […]
Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling now lets you control which instances to terminate during a scale-in event by allowing you to provide a custom function that selects which instances to terminate. Previously, you could use one of the predefined termination policies to determine which instances Auto Scaling would terminate. (For example, the OldestLaunchTemplate termination policy would […]
Today, AWS announces the general availability of AWS IoT SiteWise Edge, a feature of AWS IoT SiteWise that makes it easy for industrial customers to collect, organize, process, and monitor equipment data on-premises (i.e. at the edge). SiteWise Edge software enables factory operators to get visibility into their equipment data and make decisions that help […]
Amazon S3 on Outposts now offers two larger storage tiers: 240 TB and 380 TB. These new storage tiers help you meet your needs for workloads with larger object storage requirements, and add to the existing options of: 26 TB, 48 TB, and 96 TB storage tiers.
Amazon S3 on Outposts now supports the ability to create and access S3 objects on Outposts directly from your on-premises network. You can now configure S3 endpoints using your customer owned IP (CoIP) addresses and access your S3 objects from your on-premise network through the Outposts Local Gateway (LGW). With direct access, applications outside the Outposts Virtual Private […]
Amazon Neptune announced support for openCypher, a popular query language for building applications with graph databases. Developers can now use openCypher with Amazon Neptune, giving them more choices to build or migrate graph applications to a highly available, secure, and fully managed graph database. Support for openCypher is compatible with our customers’ existing property graphs and […]
Our goal is to continue to improve our platform functionalities, and find new ways to empower Looker developers to build data experiences much faster and at a lower upfront cost.We’ve heard the developer community feedback and we’re excited to have announced the general availability of the Looker Extension Framework.The Extension Framework is a fully hosted development […]
One of the biggest challenges for software developers is the need to make informed choices about the external software and products they use in their own software systems. Evaluating whether a given system is appropriately secured can be challenging, especially if it’s external or owned by a third party.This so-called software supply chain has been […]
What a difference a quarter makes. In the span of just three months, Google Cloud teams deliver a raft of new, innovative capabilities for compute, networking, storage, serverless and containers. In this quarterly bulletin, we’re highlighting the key updates that dropped in Q2 2021, for each of the product areas that make up our Infrastructure […]
Google Cloud IDS, now available in preview, delivers cloud-native, managed, network-based threat detection, built with Palo Alto Networks’ industry-leading threat detection technologies to provide high levels of security efficacy. Cloud IDS can help customers gain deep insight into network-based threats and support industry-specific compliance goals that call for the use of an intrusion detection system. […]
Whether they were ready for it or not, the COVID-19 pandemic transformed many retailers into digital businesses. Retailers made huge investments into commerce technologies, customer experience tools, sales and fulfillment technology, and improving digital experiences to continue providing their goods and services to their customers. Now, more than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, digital […]
BigQuery is capable of some truly impressive feats, be it scanning billions of rows based on a regular expression, joining large tables, or completing complex ETL tasks with just a SQL query. One advantage of BigQuery (and SQL in general), is it’s declarative nature. Your SQL indicates your requirements, but the system is responsible for […]
Editor’s note: Today we’re hearing from Sagar Batchu, Director of Engineering at LiveRamp. He shares how Google Cloud helped LiveRamp modernize its data analytics infrastructure to simplify its operations, lower support and infrastructure costs and enable its customers to connect, control, and activate customer data safely and securely. LiveRamp is a data connectivity platform that provides […]
A recent survey found that developers spend 39% of their time managing the DevOps infrastructure that powers their continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipelines. Unreliable availability, manual provisioning, limited scaling, breaking upgrades, long queue times, and high fixed costs all slow down development and take valuable time and focus away from DevOps teams. […]
Today, we’re announcing that we are collaborating with Sparkle and others to build and operate two submarine cable systems linking the Middle East with southern Europe and Asia: the Blue Submarine Cable System connecting Italy, France, Greece, and Israel; and the Raman Submarine Cable System connecting Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, Oman and India. Developing additional network […]
The partnership between Google Cloud and SAP is entering a new chapter. Over the years, our close partnership with SAP and our mutual dedication to customers has inspired us to do some of our most unique and innovative work—such as building Fast Restart and Memory Poisoning Recovery capabilities for S/4HANA workloads, offering real-time access to […]
Given the growing importance of sustainability, this article will address how sustainability strategies can be utilized as a catalyst for business growth, particularly in the financial services industry, and how Microsoft Azure is uniquely positioned to help our customers achieve these goals.
Customers are looking for better ways to balance the pace of innovation with the need for agility while managing costs, maintaining control, and meeting increasingly rigorous standards around security and compliance. Today, we discuss how we are creating a consistent, simplified cost and pricing experience for our customers, with greater flexibility, transparency, and forecasting accuracy.
A great deal has been written about the technologies fueling 5G, especially how those technologies will improve the experience that users have regarding connectivity. Similarly, much has been said about how ongoing developments in technology will usher in a new generation of network-aware applications.
Following the preview release announced in February 2021, we are announcing the general availability release of Azure Firewall Premium. Key features in this release include: TLS Inspection, IDPS, Web Categories, and URL Filtering.
In the past year, organizations increasingly turned to the cloud to survive potential business disruptions. At Microsoft, we partnered with businesses of all sizes, to help them take advantage of the scalability, remote work enablement, and cost efficiencies of migrating to the cloud. Today at Microsoft Inspire, we’re announcing new and expanded programs, offers, and […]
The challenges of the past year revealed that serving and making a difference for each other, our communities, and the world around us is more critical than ever. In order to persevere and drive business success, organizations must be future-ready, build on their terms, operate hybrid seamlessly, and do all of this with an uncompromising […]
The Microsoft Cloud opportunity is stronger than ever with over 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies using Azure, over 145 million daily active users on Microsoft Teams, and over 250,000 organizations using Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform to run and transform their businesses—partners are realizing limitless potential. And partners are critical to helping […]
Security is at the forefront of user and administrator connectivity to cloud services. As enterprises continue to move mission-critical applications to the Cloud, the need for secure, scalable, and reliable remote public connectivity and jumpbox services increases.
Today, we are announcing the preview of disk pool enabling Azure Disk Storage as a persistent storage option for Azure VMware Solution. With this announcement, you can gain flexibility for your data needs with scalable and cost-effective cloud storage for VMware workloads running on Azure.