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July 2019 Newsletter, Tidal

Tidal feature releases and announcements in the July 2019 newsletter.

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July has been a patriotic month under the wave here at d community at large; check it out!

Feature Highlight

Move Group Planning:

Scheduling an application for migration will grab all dependent applications and servers, so you can be sure your scope includes everything impacted.

Report on Transition Wave composition, capture contact details and project communications all in one place, while keeping your team up to speed with our Slack channel notifications.

See the changelog for more updates and keep those product ideas and feedback coming at info@tidalcloud.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Keep your eyes and ears open for the next Migration Enablement Workshop this September in Toronto. If you’re interested in becoming a cloud migration ninja, send us a note at info@tidalcloud.com and include WORKSHOP in your subject line - you can see what we did at the May workshop.

TIDAL WEBINARS

  • If you’re looking to access our past webinars, they’re also available on demand after you register.

CLOUD NEWS

  • Microsoft wins multibillion-dollar cloud deal from AT&T - Satya Nadella has done it again, as Microsoft signs a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract with AT&T. All communications employees will be using Microsoft 365, and more intriguingly, all AT&T applications will join the ranks in Microsoft’s Azure cloud.

  • UBC, Amazon partner on tech giant’s first cloud technology centre for Canada - The lucky students of UBC will next year have a golden ticket to the Amazon network when the company opens the first Cloud Innovation Centre (or CIC, read “kick”) in Canada on their campus. Oh, what these youths will become

  • Debian 10 buster released - Debian offers great support to cloud users by making it easy to select images. They also publish pre-built OpenStack images for the amd64 and arm64 architectures to be used in local cloud setups. Look out for Debian 10 (or “buster” to his friends), the newest version just released.

  • What are the common causes of cloud outages? - David Mytton, former CEO at Server Density, will one day save you a panic-attack by revealing that software bugs are the main causes of cloud outages. He also goes through a list of public post-mortems of outages from the big 3 (AWS, Azure and Google Cloud) since 2016. Nobody’s perfect!

That’s all for July 2019. If you’ve enjoyed reading this, please consider forwarding it and follow us on social media (links below) to stay up to date.

And in case you missed it, check out our June newsletter.

See you in August!

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