Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes (ECK) is now generally available. ECK offers a seamless method to deploy, manage, and operate the Elastic Stack on Kubernetes. The goal of ECK is to "orchestrate Elasticsearch on Kubernetes and provide a SaaS-like experience for Elastic products on Kubernetes."
Telephony-as-a-service company Twilio (a ProgrammableWeb sponsor) is set to announce new volume pricing for heavy users of its Twilio SMS API. The company had previously dropped the price for SMS twice, but did not yet have published volume pricing. Those using over 500,000 SMS messages a month will now pay a fraction of a penny per SMS.