Log Analytics integrates with Cloud Logging

Log Analytics integrates with Cloud Logging

Updates related to GKE, Azure Monitor, AWS Compute Optimiser, Azure Container Apps, AKS and more

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Log Analytics integrates with Cloud Logging

Log Analytics now integrates charts and dashboards in Cloud Logging, aiding in monitoring and troubleshooting applications. UPDATE

Advanced vulnerability insights launched for GKE

Artifact Analysis collaborates with Google Kubernetes Engine to introduce Advanced Vulnerability Insights, expanding language support in Artifact Registry. UPDATE

Azure adds ARG support to log alerts

Azure Monitor log alert rules can now run queries on Azure Resource Graph (ARG) tables, increasing visibility and control. UPDATE


GKE Policy Controller violations in Security Command Center

  • Policy Controller violations for GKE now displayed in Google Cloud’s Security Command Center.
  • Enhanced visibility and transparency.
  • Fully managed integration, on-by-default for all users. UPDATE

Management Tools & Design

AWS Compute Optimizer expands EC2 support

AWS Compute Optimizer now supports 153 additional EC2 instance types and multi-attached EBS volumes, offering more optimization opportunities. UPDATE

AWS updates Well-Architected Framework

AWS Well-Architected Framework now offers more prescriptive guidance to help customers and partners keep up with evolving cloud architecture best practices. UPDATE


Azure Container Apps now part of savings plan

  • Azure Container Apps eligible for Azure Savings Plan for Compute.
  • Users can get 15% to 17% savings on a 1 or 3-year commitment.
  • Savings apply across all Azure Container Apps regions and plans. UPDATE

AKS supports Kubernetes 1.28

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports Kubernetes version 1.28 in public preview with various enhancements. UPDATE

AKS adds Vertical Pod Autoscaling

The Vertical Pod Autoscaling (VPA) add-on for AKS is now generally available, optimizing resource usage based on past performance. UPDATE

Azure Container Registry adds artifact cache

Artifact cache feature is now generally available in Azure Container Registry, supporting seven public registries. UPDATE

EMR on EKS launches interactive endpoints

Amazon EMR on EKS now allows interactive workloads via new Interactive Endpoints, supporting both EMR Studio and self-hosted Jupyter notebooks. UPDATE

Provisioning + Runtime

Azure adds new cache sizes

Azure Cache for Redis Enterprise now provides three additional cache sizes, offering better optimization for price and performance. UPDATE

Azure Functions v4 for Node.js

The v4 programming model for Azure Functions using Node.js is now generally available, featuring various improvements. UPDATE


AWS launches new tools for generative AI adoption

  • AWS announces the general availability of Amazon Bedrock for generative AI applications.
  • Expanded model choices with Amazon Titan Embeddings and upcoming Llama 2.
  • Amazon Bedrock is HIPAA and GDPR compliant.
  • Introduction of Amazon CodeWhisperer customization capability. UPDATE

New TiDE model boosts Vertex AI forecasting

  • Vertex AI launches TimeSeries Dense Encoder (TiDE) with significant performance improvements.
  • Up to 10x training throughput improvement compared to previous models.
  • Support for larger training datasets of up to 1TB. UPDATE

Amazon Bedrock now generally available

Amazon Bedrock, designed for building generative AI applications, is now available. It offers high-performing foundation models and is HIPAA and GDPR compliant. UPDATE

Amazon Titan Embeddings now generally available

Amazon Titan Embeddings, optimized for Retrieval Augmented Generation use-cases, is now generally available and supports 25+ languages. UPDATE

NPW Insights this week

  1. Gartner survey on generative AI
  2. Testcontainer survey on local dev and testing
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