Last week in cloud computing: AWS makes Elastic Load Balancer more flexible, Azure releases Active Directory SDKs for iOS, Android and Mac, plus much more.
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- The AWS Elastic Load Balancer has typically used a 60-second timeout before disconnecting most services. That's no longer the case; you can now set the timeout period for anywhere between 1 and 3600 seconds. 60 seconds will remain the default.
- Plotting a big data project on AWS? There's a new and free Big Data Technology Fundamentals training course on offer.
- AWS CloudTrail now includes sign-ins from the AWS Management Console as part of its logging. Read more here.
- Microsoft's software development kits (SDKs) for Azure Active Directory on iOS, Android and Mac OS X are now generally available. (Preview versions of the Android and iOS kits have been around for a few months.)
- Azure Cloud Services now support reverse DNS lookups, Read more here.
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