Autumn is finally here - What's in it for DevOps team?

Autumn is finally here - What's in it for DevOps team?

Kubernetes News

In previous newsletter we started looking into Kubernetes 1.16. This week is still around it, and this Google podcast with Lachlan Evenson is worth listening.

AWS News

This post about Serverless is worth a look. No matter how cool it sounds: it’s 15% slower and – surprise – 8x more expensive.

AWS Lambda Now Supports Custom Batch Window for Kinesis and DynamoDB Event Sources allowing to fine tune Lambda invocation for cost optimization and giving additional control on batching behavior.

AWS claims improved accuracy of Amazon Textract (supporting more document types), and here is a test by Mike Carter (spoiler alert: AWS did an excellent job).

GCP News

Google Cloud is positioned as a Leader in the Forrester Wave: Streaming Analytics, Q3 2019.

Greg Wilson compiled a guide to 200+ Google networking products, in 4 words or less. With a number of services growing literally each day, seems like a really nice idea.

Google Cloud Platform partners with Confluent to deliver a managed Apache Kafka service. No surprise with Kafka becoming a leading solution for event-driven organizations.

This week Google also prepared an overview on the primary scaling strategies for serverless platforms like Google Cloud Functions and Cloud Run.

Azure News

Azure Sentinel – the cloud-native SIEM that empowers defenders – is now generally available. Learn more from Ann Johnson and on the blog.

Azure announced several new AI-driven insights applications for MSDyn365. Learn more how to directly harness the power of Azure AI from John Chirapurath’s blog post.

And here come the details on the strategic partnership between Microsoft and SWIFT, highlighting their plans to build SWIFT Cloud Connect on Azure.

DevOps News

This week our team enjoyed reading a Netflix blog post on how they are  using Docker to bring DevOps to their Windows apps.

And here comes a good overview of the recent State of Devops report results, mentioned in our early September newsletter. This time a focus is on the data regarding DevOps security practices.

Cloud Native London is over, but the best thing is that you can still enroll: most of the talks are available on their website. While all speakers delivered great info, we enjoyed Yufeng Guo’s presentation the most!