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The Pros and Cons of AWS Lambda

AWS Lambda revolutionized the serverless application landscape. Before, serverless implementations were limited to choosing a cloud provider for your …

How Brands Can Leverage AI to Improve the Customer Journey

The other week, I was on Amazon looking for a present for my mother for Mother’s Day. I ended up ordering her a teapot, to make up for breaking her previous one. As soon as I completed the transaction, I decided to click back to the Amazon homepage to see what other deals I might be able to snag. …

Google Reveals Automatic Machine Learning: A.I. Can Create Itself

This month Google revealed a major new approach to A.I. development that seems to call out to the most sensational and apocalyptic predictions in all …

We switched to Amazon ECS and you won’t believe what happened next

The Mapbox platform is powered by Amazon Web Services — specifically, most of our computing workloads run on AWS EC2. We’re in the process of …

Cloud Computing

Public cloud could become a utility like electricity, lifting AWS, Azure and others, Morgan Stanley says

The public cloud has the potential to become a global utility, analogous to electricity — driving higher valuations for cloud providers and more …

Morgan Stanley

Azure vs. AWS: Comparing Services for Your Cloud Database

The public cloud is making a huge impact on the way enterprises host, manage, and scale their database operations.They’ve been freed from the …

Here's Google's open secret to cloud competition

Google is getting real (and real smart) about open source as a strategic weapon in the cloud, which could give it an edge against Amazon Web Services.<p>…

Machine Learning

The best bars to go to alone in NYC

Yes, you should visit the best bars to go to alone in NYC. Whether you’re working on your novel or just trying to carve out a little me time, there …

grilled cheese

Retail chains are floundering and it's not because of Amazon

Is Amazon really the killer everyone says it is?<p>More retailers are on the brink of death than any time since the Great Recession, according to …

Research: Cloud Impacts 'Data Management Solutions for Analytics'

The latest Gartner Inc. report about the "Data Management Solutions for Analytics" market is still dominated by big, traditional vendors with …

Big Data

Gartner: The Edge will eat the Cloud

Today, cloud computing is eating enterprise data centres, as more and more workloads are born in the cloud, and some are transforming and moving to …

Serverless Architecture: Five Design Patterns

Amazon Web Services is seeing five predominant usage patterns for its Lambda serverless service, according to a presentation at the APIdays Australia …

Cloud Computing

The cloud is disrupting Hadoop

Hadoop is here to stay, but the cloud will change what it is.<p>Forrester has seen unprecedented adoption of Hadoop in the last three years. We estimate …

How to Upgrade Judges with Machine Learning - MIT Technology Review

When should a criminal defendant be required to await trial in jail rather than at home? Software could significantly improve judges’ ability to make …

‘Next year or the year after, the Arctic will be free of ice’

Scientist Peter Wadhams believes the summer ice cover at the north pole is about to disappear, triggering even more rapid global warming<p>Peter Wadhams has spent his career in the Arctic, making more than 50 trips there, some in submarines under the polar ice. He is credited with being one of the …

Climate Change