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Microsoft eyes Indian startups for cloud services

Microsoft is targeting Indian startups with its cloud services, and has signed up more than 2,000 such customers in the country in the last 12 …

Microsoft

Grace Hopper's compiler: Computing's hidden hero

BBC World Service, 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy<p><b>One, zero, zero, one, zero, one. Zero, one, one…</b><p>That is the language of computers. Every clever thing your computer does - make a call, search a database, play a game - comes down to ones and zeroes.<p>Actually, it comes down to the presence …

Here’s Why The Future Belongs To Multi-Cloud

Multi-cloud has been discussed within the cloud computing industry for a while, but challenges of interoperability and complexities have often …

Cloud Computing

In the Azure cloud world, enterprise architects are the highest paid

Microsoft survey of 1,100 partners and customers tracks compensation in Azure environments; EAs and developers own the space.<p>There are a range of …

Cloud Computing

Nvidia To Power Japan's 'Fastest AI Supercomputer' This Summer

Tsubame3.0<p>The Tokyo Institute of Technology announced plans to launch Japan's "fastest AI supercomputer" this summer. The supercomputer, called …

Machine Learning

This little device is the cheapest, fastest cloud storage you can buy

Mainstream cloud services from companies like Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Dropbox are great.<p>You don't have to worry about a physical hard drive cluttering your workspace or having to carry it around. All your stuff is in the "cloud," which you can access from any device with an internet …

Cloud Computing

A blueprint for the cloud

The hype around cloud computing sounds heavenly – lower costs for IT operations, convenience for employees, as well as greater agility for businesses. But transitioning to the cloud isn’t all smooth sailing, and many organisations encounter stormy weather along the way.<p>Disruption now defines …

Cloud Computing

Low-Code Tools Replacing Enterprise Software, TrackVia Says

Low-Code Tools Replacing Enterprise Software, TrackVia Says<p>A lack of customization and integration options is frustrating business and IT executives, …

Ziff-Davis

AWS Schema Tool allows you to export Oracle and Teradata warehouses to Amazon Redshift

Aims to make it easier to migrate from relational databases and data warehouses to cloud-based services.<p>Amazon Web Services is set to allow users to …

Databases

Serverless Computing: AWS vs. Azure

Recently, a new kind of cloud computing has been getting more attention from the media and enterprise customers. Serverless computing, also known as …

Cloud Computing

Spanner, the Google Database That Mastered Time, Is Now Open to Everyone

About a decade ago, a handful of Google’s most talented engineers started building a system that seems to defy logic.<p>Called Spanner, it was the first …

Google

Welcome to the Era of Great Data Center Consolidation

"Friends don't let friends build data centers," said Charles Phillips, chief executive officer of Infor, a business software maker, about two years …

Cloud Computing

Calling all computer science majors: jobs are waiting for you

When he was 14 years old, Lawrence Birnbaum taught himself how to program, but he had trouble even finding a computer to work on. Still, he knew computers were going to be the future.<p>That was in the late 1960s. When Birnbaum — today a computer science professor at Northwestern — was in college, …

Employment

Companies struggle to deploy security for custom applications

As more and more companies migrate their application workloads from their datacenters to infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) platforms such as the …

Cloud Computing

Google adds the last piece to its cloud database stack

The beta release of Cloud Spanner introduces a data platform that provides organizations with a unique taste of Google's global scalability.<p>Over the …

Databases

Microsoft's plan to bridge its infrastructure and platform cloud services is unfolding

Microsoft is bringing more of its Azure PaaS capabilities to its IaaS customers this year. First up: Support for larger VM Scale Sets and Managed …

Cloud Computing

Google is turning a key technology into a weapon in its cloud war with Amazon and Microsoft

Back in 2012, Google unveiled Spanner — a globe-spanning database technology, the first of its kind, designed to keep the search advertising giant's massive online operations in sync all over the world.<p>Nowadays, Spanner is the database behind Google services like Gmail, Google Photos, and …

Cloud Computing

Linode challenges DigitalOcean with its new $5 instances

Linode has been in the virtual private server (VPS) game for longer than most, but in recent years, companies like DigitalOcean and Vultr have taken quite a bit of mindshare from the company. Now it looks like Linode is ready to fight back.<p>The company today announced the launch of a new $5/month …

DevOps

Google launches Cloud Spanner, its new globally distributed relational database service

Google today announced the beta launch of Cloud Spanner, a new globally distributed database service for mission-critical applications. Cloud Spanner joins Google’s other cloud-based database services, like Bigtable, Cloud SQL and the Cloud Datastore, but with the crucial difference of offering …

Databases

Microsoft Azure Cloud is for everyone: Guthrie

Scott Guthrie, Microsoft’s executive vice-president, Cloud & Enterprise, gave the opening keynote at Microsoft Ignite on the Gold Coast to more than …

Amazon Takes on Microsoft, Cisco in Videoconferencing

Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud-computing business is taking on Microsoft Corp. and Cisco Systems Inc. in videoconferencing, pushing deeper into in the productivity-application market to broaden its appeal to business customers.<p>The new service, called Chime, lets users host video meetings and share content …

Cloud Computing

Findings from 2017's Intel Cloud Security Report

The Intel Cloud Security Report of 2017 has brought out some interesting revelations about the cloud industry, and the likely attitudes and …

Top Hybrid Cloud trends to watch out for in 2017

Over the last year, the role of hybrid cloud has grown in importance; an ever-increasing number of organisations are realising that there is no …

Cloud Computing

Microsoft Azure trounces cloud supercomputing rivals

New independent research indicates that Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing framework has a notable edge in high-performance computing (HPC) tasks when …

Cloud Computing

Oracle launches data integration cloud service

Oracle Data Integrator Cloud aims to orchestrate the communication and data flow within enterprises.<p>Oracle has launched a cloud-based data …

Cloud Computing

IaaS, PaaS, SaaS to lead $390bn cloud economy - Data Economy

48 out of the world’s Fortune 50 companies are using or plan to use cloud services as those previously concerned about cloud environments start to …

Cloud Computing

Data Centers Without Borders: Hybrid Cloud And New Intelligence Transform The Modern Enterprise

Cloud computing continues to transform the modern enterprise. Over the past few years, cloud deployments have increased exponentially both on-premise and hosted in third-party data centers. For those staying close with IT trends, it is clear that converged and hyper-converged systems are and will …

Cloud Computing

Why AWS has such a big lead in the cloud

When you look at the size of the cloud market, it’s astonishing that AWS is the undisputed leader, and probably will be for the foreseeable future. Considering the competition is the likes of Google, Microsoft, IBM and Oracle; AWS’s big lead is even more surprising. The question is how did AWS …

Cloud Computing

New Intel Security Cloud Report Reveals IT Departments Find It Hard to Keep the Cloud Safe

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>RSA SECURITY CONFERENCE – Intel Security today announced its second annual cloud security report, “Building Trust in …