Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Google Set to Acquire Elastifile, Amazon Aurora Development Team Wins Award and More!

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Google Set to Acquire Elastifile, Amazon Aurora Development Team Wins Award and More!

Amazon Aurora Development Team Wins Award  The developers of Amazon Aurora have won the 2019 Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Management of Data Systems Award, otherwise known as the ACM SIGMOD Systems Award. SIGMOD is a community of software developers, academic, and industrial researchers, practitioners, and users specialized in large scale data…

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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…

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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…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Microsoft and Dell’s Partnership Expansion, VMware Introduces VMware Cloud on Dell EMC, and More!

Microsoft and Dell’s Partnership Expansion Dell Technologies and Microsoft are expanding their partnership to help their customers accelerate their digital transformations. The two companies announced last Monday that the expansion will address a wide range of customers’ needs, including the delivery of a fully native VMware Cloud built on Azure infrastructure. According to VMware, the…

Azure AzCopy Supports AWS S3, Fusion Broadband Migrates to IBM Cloud, and More! Amazon, AzCopy, Azure, Atos, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud, RDS, S3, PostgreSQL, Fusion Broadband

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Microsoft Azure AzCopy Supports AWS S3, Fusion Broadband Migrates to IBM Cloud, and More!

Microsoft Azure AzCopy Supports AWS S3  Azure’s AzCopy v10 now supports AWS S3 as a data source by using a simple, command-line tool. Azure users now can copy an entire AWS S3 bucket, or even multiple buckets, to Azure Blob Storage. Using ‘Put Block from URL’, which copies data directly from a given URL, AzCopy v10 moves data from an AWS S3 bucket to…

Google Cloud Unveils Anthos, private cloud, Microsoft Azure, UK, WeWork, Alibaba Cloud, JEDI, AWS, Oracle Cloud, IBM Cloud

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Google Cloud Unveils Anthos, Microsoft Doubles UK Region, and More!

Google Cloud Unveils Anthos Last week Google Cloud held its annual Cloud Next conference in San Francisco where the company unveiled several new announcements. Among those announcements was the new name of their Google Cloud Services Platform, Anthos, which allows enterprises to run applications in their private data center and in Google Cloud.    The name…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: VPN Providers Pull Russian Servers, Oracle Partners with Ghana, and More!

VPN Providers Pull Russian Servers Almost two years after Vladimir Putin signed a law banning virtual private networks, or VPNs, and other tools that could be used to circumvent the country’s censorship of the internet, Russian authorities are beginning to enforce the law. Last Thursday, Roskomnandzor, Russia’s online regulator, wrote to 10 popular VPN services…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Azure ONNX Integration, Google Goes Gaming and More!

Azure Announces ONNX Integration   Microsoft Azure announced at the beginning of last week a preview of Open Neural Network Exchange’s Runtime, or ONNX Runtime, support for NVIDIA’s TensorRT. ONNX is an open format for deep learning, machine learning, and artificial intelligence model exchange that was co-developed by Microsoft, Facebook, and AWS.   ONNX allows developers the freedom…