Meltdown Spectre Cloud Vendors
(Meltdown Spectre Cloud Vendors) The Meltdown and Spectre vulnerability has an significant impact on all Cloud Providers hosting services with multi-tenants. These new vulnerabilities can easily allow access to customer data.
The Following links detail official message/information from Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure:
Performance impact on AWS:
Databricks stated in a recent article that there has been clear performance degradation shown on Amazon Web Services: “Meltdown and Spectre’s Performance Impact on Big Data Workloads in the Cloud”: “On AWS, we have observed a small performance degradation up to 5% since January 4th”