EuropeClouds Recommends #30 - 21.12.2020

Eyal Estrin
Cloud Computing
January 14, 2021

News updates (From 13.12.2020 to 19.12.2020)

News and announcements:

  • Government of Portugal and AWS sign MoU to accelerate cloud adoption

  • Twitter Selects AWS as Strategic Provider to Serve Timelines

  • APIs now available for the AWS Well-Architected Tool

  • AWS CloudShell – Command-Line Access to AWS Resources

  • Introducing AWS Systems Manager Change Manager

  • New – AWS Systems Manager Consolidates Application Management

  • New – AWS IoT Core for LoRaWAN to Connect, Manage, and Secure LoRaWAN Devices at Scale

  • Announcing AWS IoT Greengrass 2.0 – With an Open Source Edge Runtime and New Developer Capabilities

  • New –  FreeRTOS Long Term Support to Provide Years of Feature Stability

  • Introducing AWS IoT Device Defender ML Detect

  • Amazon Location – Add Maps and Location Awareness to Your Applications

  • Announcing General Availability of AWS Cost Anomaly Detection

  • Cost & Usage Report Now Available to Member (Linked) Accounts

  • New APIs Enable AWS Partners to Scale Well-Architected Principles Across Teams and Systems

  • Amazon Managed Grafana – Getting Started

  • Modular AWS SDK for JavaScript is now generally available

  • AWS Single Sign-On now supports Microsoft Active Directory (AD) synchronization

  • Azure Digital Twins is now generally available

  • Now available: Azure Storage logs

  • Deployment Scripts for ARM Templates is now Generally Available

  • What-If for ARM Template deployments is now Generally Available

  • HashiCorp and AWS Launch Quick Start Guides for Vault 1.6 on Amazon EKS and EC2

  • Introducing Federation on HashiCorp Consul Service

  • Kubernetes 1.20: Granular Control of Volume Permission Changes

  • Expanding the Confidential Computing ecosystem, based on GCP

  • IBM Extends Red Hat OpenShift Alliance with Samsung

  • Red Hat Adds Support for Windows Containers

  • Oracle Cloud Manages COVID-19 Vaccination Program in the United States

Trends and opinions:

  • Here comes your next cloud-computing headache - legacy IT

  • What cloud transformation means for your legacy systems

  • 5 challenges every multicloud strategy must address

  • Cloud Computing Mitigates Pandemic-driven Disruptions

  • Kubernetes is Removing Docker Support, Kubernetes is Not Removing Docker Support

Cloud Security Related:

  • Migrating to the Cloud: Compliance Issues When Transitioning from a Traditional Data Center

  • AWS Firewalls 101: How and When to Use Each One

  • Cloud Security Best Practices: 7 Tips and Tricks

Certification and Training:

  • Stay current with in-demand skills through free certification renewals

  • AZ-303 vs AZ-304: Breaking down the Azure Solutions Architect Expert

  • Announcing two new Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fundamentals certifications!

Eyal Estrin

Eyal Estrin

Information Security and Cloud Architect, IsraelClouds Analyst, public columnist, #CISSP, #CCSP, #CISM, #CISA, #CCSK

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