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  • AWS Trusted Advisor – New Priority Capability
    by Sébastien Stormacq on August 17, 2022 at 5:15 pm

    AWS Trusted Advisor is a service that continuously analyzes your AWS accounts and provides recommendations to help you to follow AWS best practices and AWS Well-Architected guidelines. Trusted Advisor implements a series of checks. These checks identify ways to optimize your AWS infrastructure, improve security and performance, reduce costs, and monitor service quotas. Today, we

  • How Grillo Built a Low-Cost Earthquake Early Warning System on AWS
    by Marcia Villalba on August 16, 2022 at 6:58 pm

    It is estimated that 50 percent of the injuries caused when a high magnitude earthquake affects an area are because of falls or falling hazards. This means that most of these injuries could have been prevented if the population had a few seconds of warning to take cover. Grillo, a social impact enterprise focused on seismology,

  • A Decade of Ever-Increasing Provisioned IOPS for Amazon EBS
    by Jeff Barr on August 15, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Progress is often best appreciated in retrospect. It is often the case that a steady stream of incremental improvements over a long period of time ultimately adds up to a significant level of change. Today, ten years after we first launched the Provisioned IOPS feature for Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS), I strongly believe that

  • Dive deep into NAT gateway’s SNAT port behavior
    by Aimee Littleton on August 18, 2022 at 10:00 am

    NAT gateway’s unique SNAT port allocation is beneficial to dynamic, scaling workloads connecting to several different destination endpoints over the internet. In this blog, we deep dive into the key aspects of NAT gateway’s SNAT port behavior that makes it the preferred solution for different outbound scenarios in Azure.

  • Gain Deeper Insights with Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform
    by Vicki Beizer on August 17, 2022 at 8:00 am

    The Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform, empowers organizations to invest more time creating value rather than integrating and managing their data estate. It integrates best-in-class solutions across Microsoft’s technology stack—breaking down data siloes and enabling organizations to extract real-time insights with the data governance needed to run the business safely.

  • Azure Data Explorer: Log and telemetry analytics benchmark
    by Arun Ulagaratchagan on August 16, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Azure Data Explorer, a component of Azure Synapse Analytics, is a highly scalable analytics service optimized for structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data. It provides users with an interactive query experience that unlocks insights from the ocean of ever-growing log and telemetry data. It is the perfect service to analyze high volumes of fresh and historical data in the cloud by using SQL or the Kusto Query Language (KQL), a powerful and user-friendly query language. The GigaOm report shows that Azure Data Explorer provides superior performance at a significantly lower cost than both Snowflake and Google BigQuery.