AWS customers were hit by severe outages after a DDoS attack took S3 and other services offline for eight hours and IBM picks Charlotte as host city of inaugural accelerator program. This and more for your week in CloudTalk. 

Microsoft Azure News

• Microsoft releases Azure API for FHIR into general availability. Read More.

• New database-as-a-service offering powers IoT and machine data applications with the industry’s most scalable database, CrateDB, and the integration simplicity of Microsoft Azure. Read More.

Google Cloud News

• Google confirmed to CNBC that it has hired former SAP executive Brigette McInnis-Day to lead Google Cloud’s human resources department. Read More.

• Javier Soltano, former Microsoft exec, will now run Google G-Suite division. Read More.

• Google unveils computer with ‘quantum supremacy’. Read More.

AWS News

• AWS late yesterday was hit by a sustained DDoS attack, which appears to have lasted some eight hours. Read More.

Amazon Announces Generally Availability of Windows Containers on EKS. Read More.

IBM News

• IBM Expands Cloud Capabilities in Canada to Unlock Digital Transformation. Read More.

IBM picks Charlotte as host city of inaugural accelerator program. Read More.

• IBM drops new Watson AI and IBM Cloud capabilities. Read More.


• Microservices, The Machine Tools Of The Digital Revolution. Read More.

• Four top use cases of VMware Cloud on AWS. Read More.

• Has container hype jumped the shark? Read More.


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