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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: Cloudflare Introduces the League of Entropy, Google’s Solution to Keep Data Sets Private, and More!

Cloudflare Introduces the League of Entropy Cloudflare, a business that powers Internet requests for more than 1 billion IP addresses per day, has introduced its solution for, what they say, is a long standing problem in cryptography. The demand for a constant generation of substantially large, unpredictable numbers, used in areas such as cryptography, money…

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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: WeWork and Alibaba Cloud Partner, AWS Launches Textract, and More!

WeWork and Alibaba Cloud Partner In an effort to attract global companies, WeWork and Alibaba, along with the help of enterprise consultancy firm, Softbank Telecom China, announced a partnership late last week. The companies, together, will launch a service platform named “China Gateway” to help foreign companies scale in China.   “China Gateway” will provide…

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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: Liftr Launches Cloud Components Tracker, Red Hat and Microsoft Charge Hybrid with OpenShift, and More!

Liftr Launches Cloud Components Tracker We’re excited to announce that Liftr Cloud Insights launched its Cloud Components Tracker early last week. This new service identifies and catalogs the prices, configurations, and components of all the Infrastructure-as-a-Service and bare-metal compute instances being deployed by tracked cloud service providers, region by region around the entire world. The…

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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…