There is always a wealth of new information at every Magento Imagine conference and 2019 did not disappoint. Senior Software Engineer at Magento, Oleh Posyniak, gave an excellent presentation about Best Practices for Magento Cloud.
Magento Cloud has several great new features in development:
- Parallel deployments
- Microsoft Azure
- Dedicated Staging environments for Pro accounts
- DB sharding compatibility - https://devdocs.magento.com/guides/v2.3/config-guide/multi-master/multi-master.html
- Horizontal scaling
- New Relic infrastructure monitoring - https://newrelic.com/products/infrastructure
- Sumo Logic for log aggregation - https://www.sumologic.com/solutions/operations-analytics/
- Docker configuration
Slides from Oleh Posyniak's Magento Imagine 2019 presentation can be found here.