FranceClouds vous recommande #22 - 29.9.2020

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September 29, 2020


News updates (From 20.9.2020 to 26.9.2020)

Service Announcements / Updates:

  • Getting started with Travis-CI.com on AWS Graviton2

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/opensource/getting-started-with-travis-ci-com-on-aws-graviton2/

  • Centralized cross-account management with Cross-Region copy using AWS Backup

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/storage/centralized-cross-account-management-with-cross-region-copy-using-aws-backup/

  • AWS adds a C++ Prometheus Exporter to OpenTelemetry

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/opensource/aws-adds-a-c-prometheus-exporter-to-opentelemetry/

  • Usability Improvements for AWS Management Console now available

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2020/09/usability-improvements-for-aws-management-console-now-available/

  • Introducing AWS Perspective

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2020/09/introducing-aws-perspective/

  • Now available AWS SSO credential profile support in the AWS Toolkit for JetBrains IDEs

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2020/09/now-available-aws-sso-credential-profile-support-in-aws-toolkit-for-jetbrains-ides/

  • AWS Backup supports application-consistent backups of Microsoft workloads on EC2

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2020/09/aws-backup-supports-application-consistent-backups-of-microsoft-workloads-on-ec2/

  • Announcing AWS Glue Studio: Visual job authoring and advanced monitoring for AWS Glue

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2020/09/announcing-aws-glue-studio/

  • Amazon Aurora Increases Maximum Storage Size to 128TB

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2020/09/amazon-aurora-increases-maximum-storage-size-128tb/

  • Announcing the General Availability of Amazon Corretto 15

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2020/09/announcing-general-availability-amazon-corretto-15/

  • Amazon Elasticsearch Service now offers T3 Instances

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2020/09/amazon-elasticsearch-service-offers-t3-instances/

  • Microsoft announces cloud innovation to simplify security, compliance, and identity 

https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/?p=91812

  • What's new in Azure Active Directory at Microsoft Ignite 2020

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-active-directory-identity/what-s-new-in-azure-active-directory-at-microsoft-ignite-2020/ba-p/1257373

  • Bring innovation anywhere with Azure’s multi-cloud, multi-edge hybrid capabilities

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/bring-innovation-anywhere-with-azures-multicloud-multiedge-hybrid-capabilities/

  • AT&T powered guardian device with Azure Sphere enables highly secured, simple, and scalable connectivity from anywhere

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/attpowered-guardian-device-with-azure-sphere-enables-highly-secured-simple-and-scalable-connectivity-from-anywhere/

  • Introducing Azure Orbital: Process satellite data at cloud-scale

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-azure-orbital-process-satellite-data-at-cloudscale/

  • Build powerful and responsible AI solutions with Azure

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/build-powerful-and-responsible-ai-solutions-with-azure/

  • Unlock cost savings and maximize value with new Azure infrastructure innovation

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/unlock-cost-savings-and-maximize-value-with-new-azure-infrastructure-innovation/

  • Protect multi-cloud workloads with new Azure security innovations

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/protect-multicloud-workloads-with-new-azure-security-innovations/

  • Designing your cloud strategy to maximize value on Azure

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/designing-your-cloud-strategy-to-maximize-value-on-azure/

  • Run your core applications on Azure

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/run-your-core-applications-on-azure/

  • Gain IT efficiency for Windows Server with new Azure innovation

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/gain-it-efficiency-for-windows-server-with-new-azure-innovation/

  • Achieving business resilience with cloud application development

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/achieving-business-resilience-with-cloud-application-development/

  • Achieve agility with Azure Data in a changing world

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/achieve-agility-with-azure-data-in-a-changing-world/

  • Announcing major performance improvements for Azure SQL Database Managed Instances

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-sql-database/announcing-major-performance-improvements-for-azure-sql-database/ba-p/1701256

  • What’s new in Azure SQL Managed Instance at Ignite 2020

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-sql-database/what-s-new-in-azure-sql-managed-instance-at-ignite-2020/ba-p/1701671

  • Azure Blob storage point-in-time restore now generally available

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-blob-storage-pointintime-restore-now-generally-available/https://docs.microsoft.com/en-

us/azure/storage/blobs/point-in-time-restore-overview

  • Azure Machine Learning offers added capabilities at lower cost

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-machine-learning-offers-new-capabilities-at-no-added-cost/

  • Policy add-on for Azure Kubernetes Service

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/ga-policy-addon-for-azure-kubernetes-service/

  • Azure Kubernetes Service support for new base image Ubuntu 18.04

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/ga-aks-support-for-new-base-image-ubuntu-1804/

  • Azure Kubernetes Service mutate default storage class feature

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-kubernetes-service-mutate-default-storage-class-feature/https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/azure-files-

dynamic-pv#create-a-storage-class

  • Configurable Backup Storage Redundancy option for Azure SQL Managed Instance

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/configurable-backup-storage-redundancy-option-for-azure-sql-managed-instance-2/

  • Azure Stack Hub with GPU's now generally available

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-stack-hub-with-gpus-now-generally-available/

  • Global virtual network peering support for Azure SQL Managed Instance now available

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/global-virtual-network-peering-support-for-azure-sql-managed-instance-now-available/

  • Azure Arc enabled servers are now generally available

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-arc-enabled-servers-is-now-generally-available/

  • Virtual Machine (VM) level Disk Bursting on Dvs3 and Esv3 VMs

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/virtual-machine-vm-level-disk-bursting-on-dvs3-and-esv3-vms/

  • General availability of Azure Monitor for Key Vault and Azure Cache for Redis

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/ga-of-azure-monitor-for-key-vault-and-azure-cache-for-redis/

  • General Availability of the New Azure VMware Solution

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/general-availability-of-the-new-azure-vmware-solution/

  • Announcing Azure SQL Edge now in general availability

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/announcing-azure-sql-edge-now-in-general-availability/

  • New disk IO and Bandwidth metrics to identify bottlenecks

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/new-disk-io-and-bandwidth-metrics-to-identify-bottlenecks/

  • 512 Sector Size support on Azure Ultra Disks is now available

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/512-sector-size-support-on-azure-ultra-disks-is-now-available/

  • Export and import securely to Azure Disk Storage with Azure Private Links integration (GA)

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/export-and-import-securely-to-azure-disk-storage-with-azure-private-links-integration-ga/

  • Selective disks backup for Azure Virtual Machines

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/selective-disks-backup-for-azure-virtual-machine/

  • Azure Stack Edge Mini R is now generally available

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-stack-edge-mini-r-is-now-generally-available/

  • App Service announces the general availability of Windows Container support

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/app-service-announces-general-availability-of-windows-container-support/

  • App Service introduces the new Pv3 SKU for Windows and Linux customers

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/app-service-introduces-the-new-pv3-sku-for-windows-and-linux-customers/

  • Migrate servers to Availability Zones with Azure Migrate

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-migrate-now-lets-you-migrate-servers-to-availability-zones/

  • Enhanced management experience for Azure SQL Managed Instance

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/enhanced-management-experience-for-azure-sql-managed-instance/

  • Ignite 2020 - Conversational AI updates

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-ai/ignite-2020-conversational-ai-updates/ba-p/1691841

  • Introducing Metrics Advisor - A new Cognitive Service

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-ai/introducing-metrics-advisor-a-new-cognitive-service/ba-p/1668025

  • Announcing Flexible Server for Azure Database for MySQL

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-database-for-mysql/announcing-flexible-server-for-azure-database-for-mysql/ba-p/1686617

  • Introducing Flexible Server for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-database-for-postgresql/introducing-flexible-server-for-azure-database-for-postgresql/ba-p/1686616

  • WebLogic on Azure Virtual Machines Major Release Available

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-marketplace/weblogic-on-azure-virtual-machines-major-release-available/ba-p/1681175

  • Introducing Stream Analytics clusters with VNet support

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/analytics-on-azure/introducing-stream-analytics-clusters-with-vnet-support/ba-p/1696120

  • Announcing Test Base for Microsoft 365

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/test-base-blog/announcing-test-base-for-microsoft-365/ba-p/1698316

  • Introducing Azure Resource Mover: a seamless way to move between Azure regions

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-governance-and-management/introducing-azure-resource-mover-a-seamless-way-to-move-between/ba-p/1703848

  • Introducing new cloud-based admin capabilities to help you better service Microsoft 365 Apps

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/office-365-blog/introducing-new-cloud-based-admin-capabilities-to-help-you/ba-p/1675401

  • Accelerate self-paced learning at the edge with Speech Containers

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-ai/accelerate-self-paced-learning-at-the-edge-with-speech/ba-p/1636986

  • Customer Lockbox for Microsoft Azure - Supported services and scenarios in preview

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security/fundamentals/customer-lockbox-overview#supported-services-and-scenarios-in-preview

  • Project InnerEye open-source deep learning toolkit: Democratizing medical imaging AI

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/blog/project-innereye-open-source-deep-learning-toolkit-democratizing-medical-imaging-ai/

  • Microsoft's Project HSD is all about holographic storage for the cloud

https://www.engadget.com/microsoft-project-hsd-holographic-cloud-storage-165242130.html

  • Google Hires Longtime Intel Exec Bill Magro to Lead HPC Strategy

https://www.hpcwire.com/2020/09/18/google-hires-longtime-intel-exec-bill-magro-to-drive-hpc-strategy/

  • Kubernetes Ingress Goes GA

https://opensource.googleblog.com/2020/09/kubernetes-ingress-goes-ga.html

  • New Terraform Tutorials on Provisioning and Managing Kubernetes Clusters

https://www.hashicorp.com/blog/new-terraform-tutorials-on-provisioning-and-managing-kubernetes-clusters

  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure: Compute and High-Performance Computing Roadmap Update

https://blogs.oracle.com/cloud-infrastructure/oracle-cloud-infrastructure-compute-and-high-performance-computing-roadmap-update

  • Oracle and Rescale Bring Turnkey Bare-Metal Cloud to Enterprises

https://www.oracle.com/news/announcement/rescale-oracle-cloud-infrastructure-092220.html

  • Altair Accelerates Use of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

https://www.oracle.com/news/announcement/altair-oracle-cloud-infrastructure-092220.html

  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure First to Make NVIDIA A100 GPUs Generally Available in the Cloud

https://www.oracle.com/news/announcement/nvidia-a100-oracle-cloud-infrastructure-092220.html


Trends:

  • AWS Cloud Security Report

https://pages.cloudpassage.com/rs/857-FXQ-213/images/2020-AWS-Cloud_Security-Survey-Report.pdf

  • Google Anthos Is Starting to Make Inroads in Colocation Data Centers

https://www.itprotoday.com/colocation/google-anthos-starting-make-inroads-colocation-data-centers

  • Oracle is a distant laggard in cloud infrastructure market even after TikTok deal

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/22/oracle-remains-laggard-in-cloud-infrastructure-even-after-tiktok-deal.html

  • Hybrid cloud application delivery in financial services

https://betanews.com/2020/09/21/hybrid-cloud-financial-services/

  • Top 5 takeaways from the latest Kubernetes security report

https://www.stackrox.com/post/2020/09/top-5-takeaways-from-the-latest-kubernetes-security-report/

Cloud Migration:

  • 5 steps to accelerate transformation and innovation in your organization

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/training-and-certification/5-steps-to-accelerate-transformation-and-innovation-in-your-organization/

  • Cloud migration: What you need to know (and where to find it)

https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/cloud-migration/guide-to-all-google-cloud-migration-guides

Cost Management:

  • Queuing purchases of Savings Plans

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2020/09/queuing-purchases-of-savings-plans/

  • How to right-size your flat-rate and flex slots reservations in BigQuery

https://medium.com/google-cloud/how-to-move-from-on-demand-pricing-to-reservations-in-bigquery-65552cbebd45

  • Optimizing the Cloud with Cloud Financial Management

https://blog.451alliance.com/optimizing-the-cloud-with-cloud-financial-management/

Customer Stories:

  • Samsung Migrates 1.1 Billion Users across Three Continents from Oracle to Amazon Aurora with AWS Database Migration Service

https://aws.amazon.com/solutions/case-studies/samsung-migrates-off-oracle-to-amazon-aurora/

  • Experian Achieves 100% Uptime with Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Aurora

https://aws.amazon.com/solutions/case-studies/experian-achieves-uptime-with-dynamodb-aurora/

Security Related:

  • Cloud Security Alliance - Top Threats to Cloud Computing: Egregious Eleven Deep Dive

https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/artifacts/top-threats-egregious-11-deep-dive/

  • Azure Security Benchmark v2 is now available with expanded security control assessments

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-security-center/azure-security-benchmark-v2-is-now-available-with-expanded/ba-p/1689883

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/opbuildpdf/security/benchmarks/toc.pdf

  • DataSecOps: Protecting Data in the Cloud

https://securityboulevard.com/2020/09/datasecops-protecting-data-in-the-cloud/

  • Hybrid Cloud Security

https://blog.netwrix.com/2020/09/17/hybrid-cloud-security/

  • Top 6 Security Threats in Cloud Computing and How to Mitigate Them

https://blog.netwrix.com/2020/09/08/cloud-security-threats/

  • 6% of all Google Cloud Buckets are vulnerable to unauthorized access

https://www.comparitech.com/blog/information-security/google-cloud-buckets-unauthorized-access-report/

Training and Certifications:

  • New course on Coursera and edX: Building Modern Applications on AWS

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2020/09/new-course-on-coursera-and-edx-building-modern-applications-on-aws/

  • Internet of Things - Event Learning Path (Learn to Build IoT Solutions on Microsoft Azure)

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/internet-of-things/internet-of-things-event-learning-path-learn-to-build-iot/ba-p/1636151

  • Check out recent updates to Azure certs and exams - September 2020

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-learn/check-out-recent-updates-to-azure-certs-and-exams-september-2020/m-p/1709541

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