2023 rolled in with exciting cloud computing news and the troubling tech winter. Companies are reviewing their staff strength to cut costs as consumer spending priorities change due to the economic slowdown. The Cloud Pod team made predictions on 2023 tech layoffs.
Amazon AWS’s latest announcement provided much-needed positive new year tech news. The cloud computing giant released Graph explorer, a new open-source low-code visual exploration tool. Google GCP gave an insight into cybersecurity with its SOC team’s 2023 security predictions. Finally, the Cloud Journey Series launched with the Cloud Center of Excellence episode.
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AWS: Amazon Neptune announces a new open-source low-code visual exploration tool, the Graph-explorer. This tool allows users to identify connections between data without writing graph queries.
The new tool comes with a React-based web app that users can deploy in Docker to view graph data on the web. Graph explorer will be available in the Apache 2.0 license.
Google and GCP had a minimal update in January, likely still positioning their platform for the new business year and fulfilling previous promises. However, the GCP’s SOC team made some predictions on cybersecurity for 2023. The main highlight is the potential use of new AI tech by attackers to automate hacking and cyber theft.
The Cloud Pod team rolled out a new program, the Cloud Journey Series. The program is designed to help companies succeed in cloud adoption and achieve business goals with the cloud. The series will outline the steps to cloud migration and the benefits of cloud migration. In this first episode of the Cloud Journey series, the team discussed the first critical step in preparing for cloud migration.