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Liftr Look Ahead: Cloud Provider Pricing – The Complexity of Public Cloud IaaS Compute Pricing

Liftr Look Ahead: Cloud Provider Pricing – The Complexity of Public Cloud IaaS Compute Pricing Public Cloud IaaS Compute Pricing is Complex Public cloud IaaS compute pricing is not simple. Let’s look at pricing for compute resources such as – processors and accelerators, not including storage or networking.   Renting Instance Type Sizes Remember, an…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Microsoft’s Load Balancer for AKS, VPC Traffic Mirroring for AWS, and More!

Microsoft’s Load Balancer for AKS   Microsoft has introduced its Azure Load Balancer with the ability to work with applications in the Azure Kubernetes Service. The load balancer can be used both internally and externally. If internal, the load balancer makes a Kubernetes service only accessible to applications running in the same virtual network as the…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Amazon’s Digs at Oracle and Microsoft, Google Cloud Integrates Chainlink, and more!

Amazon Digs at Oracle and Microsoft AWS CEO, Andy Jassy snubbed other providers offering traditional on-premises database services at the company’s 10th annual public sector conference in Washington D.C. last Wednesday. Jassy stated, “I think most people are pretty frustrated with the older database solutions. They’re expensive, proprietary, high lock-in.” Jassy finishes by saying, “It’s…

NVIDIA Dominates The Market For Cloud AI Accelerators More Than You Think

NVIDIA Dominates The Market For Cloud AI Accelerators More Than You Think

Many companies want to compete with NVIDIA in the cloud. They all want a chunk of the AI-based “Inference-as-a-Service” applications that NVIDIA has enabled over the past few years. Gaining significant market share against NVIDIA is going to be more difficult than most of them realize.  Xilinx seems to be in the best position to capture share of cloud instance…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Insights from KubeCon EU 2019, Tencent Cloud and Elastic’s New Joint Service, and More!

Insights from KubeCon EU 2019 This past week, KubeCon was held in Barcelona from May 20-23. Liftr Cloud’s Principal Analyst Paul Teich was in attendance, sending back interesting insights and key points on the event. According to Teich, machine learning was a hot topic. Discussions centered around not only data science, but also the ability…