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By 2018, 62% Of CRM Will Be Cloud-Based, And The Cloud Computing Market Will Reach $127.5B

The cloud computing market is growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.8% from 2014 to 2018, and will reach $127.5B by 2018.<p>Enterprise spending on SaaS applications is approaching 30% of all application spending, and is currently growing at a 17.6% CAGR from 2013 to 2018.<p>By 2018, 62% …

Mobile Devices

Docker, CoreOS, Google, Microsoft, Amazon And Others Come Together To Develop Common Container Standard

Docker, CoreOS, Google, Microsoft and Amazon are now working on a new standard for software containers with the help of the Linux Foundation. Other members of this coalition include Apcera, Cisco, EMC, Fujitsu Limited, Goldman Sachs, HP, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Joyent, Mesosphere, Pivotal, Rancher …

This founder sold his last startup for $200 million — now he thinks Amazon and Google are 'weak'

Back in 2011, Citrix paid over $200 million for a startup called Cloud.com, a three-year-old startup that made software to turn any data center into a cloud, just like the kind Amazon Web Services has built into a $6 billion business.<p>Now, two of Cloud.com's founders — CEO Sheng Liang and Director …

Amazon Web Services announces next generation EC2 instances

<i>(c)iStock.com/zakokor</i><p>Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced M4 instances for its EC2 cloud, adding another selection of compute instances to an …

Cloud Computing – 3 advantages beyond lower costs

<b>Cloud Computing – 3 advantages beyond lower costs</b><p><i>Auckland, New Zealand</i><p>Cloud computing is now a well-established business practice in NZ. In 2013, 88% …

Alibaba, Intel, others form new cloud-computing alliance

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. BABA, -2.93% said Sunday that its cloud-computing unit Aliyun was launching a new partnership with Intel Corp. INTC, …

ProfitBricks Unfurls Docker Container Hosting Service

In terms of interest among potential customers, Docker containers are red hot. As an alternative form of virtualization, developers have warmly …

Amazon says it is building an ‘ambitious new PC game’

Amazon has wanted to become a major force in the video game scene for years. And now, it’s hired a dream team of video game developers who are working on “an ambitious new PC game project using the latest technology,” it says.<p>The company revealed this information in a series of recruiting ads on …

Source: Rackspace Wants To Take Itself Private

Rackspace — the publicly-listed enterprise cloud services company that competes against the likes of Amazon’s AWS, Microsoft and Google — has been in the spotlight after announcing in May that it has hired bankers to help consider offers to parter with or be acquired by another company. However, it …

Comparing Cloud Compute Services

When picking a service - you may want to look for the best combination of performance and price - or in other words, the best value.<p>In this section, …

Amazon's Cloud Is One of the Fastest-Growing Software Businesses in History

Five billion dollars.<p>That’s how much Amazon.com will rake in from its cloud computing business this year, according to a new estimate from Pacific …

Amazon pokes a hole in VMware with this new plugin

In case you didn’t believe Amazon is hungry for public cloud revenue from the biggest businesses, get this:<p>Today Amazon announced a new plugin for VMware’s popular vCenter software for managing data center infrastructure.<p>Admins of VMware-based on-premises data centers can now set up and manage …

This $1 Billion Startup Handles 5% Of All Web Traffic And Is Ready To Take On Cisco

Over the last three years, CloudFlare has grown 450% annually, and is currently adding about 5,000 new clients a day, Matthew Prince, its programmer/lawyer-turned-founder, tells us.<p>It is now handling the equivalent of roughly 5% of the entire web's traffic through its servers and, just as we …

OpenStack Magnum Aims for Containers-as-a-Service

Application containers, such as Docker, seem like a no-brainer for a project like OpenStack, but that wasn’t the case two years ago.<p>That’s why …

Can you run Intel’s Data-plane Development Kit (DPDK) in a Docker container? Yep.

As part of our participation in hundreds of open source communities, Red Hat engineers are often involved in research and development efforts that …

VMware buys CloudVolumes to deliver apps in real time

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>In another bit of pre-VMworld 2014 news, VMware is buying CloudVolumes a small company dedicated to real-time application …

Containers vs Hypervisors: The Battle Has Just Begun

Let me make one thing clear up front: I like Docker. I think it is good tech. I can see all sorts of scenarios when a lightweight, containerized …

IBM builds up its cloud with Netezza as a service and NoSQL as software

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Clockready/Wikimedia Commons<p>IBM announced a bunch of new cloud data services on Monday, including an intelligent …

Joyent gets $15M in funding and tries to jump on the container bandwagon

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Cloud provider Joyent said Friday that it landed a $15 million funding round and is now emphasizing the use of container …

GitHub now lets companies run its Enterprise code-storage service on Amazon’s cloud

Today GitHub is giving businesses another option when it comes to deploying the company’s software for storing application code. Now it’s possible to deploy GitHub Enterprise, a private version of the service, on the popular Amazon Web Services public cloud.<p>Previously, businesses could only deploy …

Google Brings Autoscaling To Compute Engine

Google continues to build out its cloud computing platform and today the company announced that its autoscaling service for Compute Engine, its infrastructure-as-a-service platform, is now available in beta.<p>Using this new feature, developers can now have Compute Engine automatically spin up new …

How shaving 0.001s from a function saved $400/mo on Amazon EC2

<i>Update 2014-11-26: so this old post hit the HN front page. Feel free to join the discussion over there: …

Introducing Vector: Netflix's On-Host Performance Monitoring Tool

by Martin Spier, Amer Ather and Brendan GreggVector is an open source host-level performance monitoring framework, which exposes hand-picked, …

Microservices at Netflix: Lessons for Architectural Design

In some recent blog posts, we’ve explained why we believe it’s crucial to adopt a four‑tier application architecture in which applications are …

Amazon Launches Fully Managed Elastic File System--NAS Vendors Tremble

More big news today from Amazon Web Services (AWS) as they launch a fully managed file system for EC2 instances. The Amazone Elastic File System (EFS) is the company’s first foray into the network attached storage (NAS) space and looks set to make existing NAS vendors nervous. The solution provides …

Cloud Computing

Google Backs Rival of Docker, the Cloud's Next Big Thing

For many, Docker is the next big thing in cloud computing. But some big names—most notably Google—are now backing an alternative to this enormously …

DevOps

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Amazon Prime set to increase its annual membership fee by $10<p>US oil prices top $70 a barrel for the first time since 2014<p>'GMA' Deals and Steals on …

Gartner shows two-horse race in IaaS cloud: AWS and Microsoft Azure

Research firm Gartner’s annual report card on the public IaaS cloud computing market shows there is one clear leader – Amazon Web Services – and …

IaaS

Amazon EC2 Instance Comparison

<b>Why?</b> Because it's frustrating to compare instances using Amazon's own instance type, pricing, and other pages.<p><b>Who?</b> It was started by @powdahound, …