Google will show users their carbon footprints
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Free


Google Cloud today announced a new (and free) feature that will provide its users with custom carbon footprint reports that detail the carbon emissions their cloud usage generates.

Microsoft’s Azure mitigates mega DDoS attack
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Largest in the world

Microsoft said its Azure cloud service mitigated a 2.4 terabytes per second (Tbps) distributed denial of service attack this year, at the end of August, representing the largest DDoS attack recorded to date.

Amazon EC2 VT1 Instances for Live Multi-stream Video Transcoding
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Powered by Xilinx Alveo U30 media accelerator card

One of the key announcements of the Xilinx Adapt 2021 event was the new Amazon EC2 VT1 instance featuring Xilinx Alveo U30 media accelerator card. Amazon is a big customer when it comes to video transcoding, and it also offers these services through its AWS Amazon EC2 VT1 instances.

AMD hires former Intel executive
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Cloudy EPYC business


AMD has hired a former Intel data centre executive to lead the cloud business for the chipmaker’s EPYC processors as it seeks to take more server market share away from its rival.

Volish customers have shedloads of exposed data
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Vulnerability in Cosmos database

Software king of the world Microsoft warned thousands of its cloud computing customers, including some of the world's largest companies, that intruders could have the ability to read, change or even delete their main databases.