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Think twice before using bare-metal clouds

While there are some benefits to using bare-metal clouds, they often don't outweigh the downsides

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Cloud portability is still science fiction

When will we have the ability to move workloads between public cloud providers without major surgery? Not soon

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How to get started with Kubernetes

From Hello Minikube to Kubernetes Anywhere to example microservices apps, the options for learning Google’s container orchestration tool abound

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8 keys to DynamoDB success

How to ensure that Amazon’s fast and scalable key-value database works for you, not against you

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Will your cloud smarts be rewarded?

Many enterprises are reorganizing around cloud. For the right people to get the top jobs, IT orgs will have to change

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A cloud in your datacenter? Azure Stack arrives

Microsoft brings core Azure cloud services and subscription pricing to the datacenter, albeit with heavy hardware requirements

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What cloud computing really means

Cloud computing has evolved beyond basic SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS offerings, as the cloud matures to become the engine of enterprise technology innovation

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How will the cloud change IT? Look at Microsoft

The tech giant is reorganizing to address cloud business realities. Count on following its lead in two years

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12 'hot' technologies not living up to the hype

A dozen technologies that will disappoint you soon, if they aren't disappointing you already

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Why serverless? Meet AWS Lambda

A first-hand, step-by-step look at the ease and simplicity of Amazon's "function as a service" platform

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The latest cyber attacks show why the cloud is safer

No major cloud provider has fallen victim to all the malware attacks of the last few years. What does that tell you?

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3 tricks to better manage your public cloud services

You can call them hacks, tricks, or shortcuts, but whatever term you prefer, be sure to use these IaaS techniques

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Data at the edge: the promise and challenge

Massive amounts of unstructured data created by devices will move data storage and processing power to the edge of a network instead of in a central data warehouse.

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What is Docker? Linux containers explained

A brief introduction to lightweight, portable, flexible Docker containers and why developers love them

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Don’t bet too soon on the hot cloud technologies

Microservices, devops, containers, machine learning, and the rest are all great ideas, but you can’t just jump into them

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Security in a cloud-native environment

Cloud-native design can offer tremendous security—but getting there needs a structured design approach to safeguard enterprise systems and data

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‘Pick that cloud, lose our business’: What to do

As giant tech companies compete, some are bullying customers to take sides. A multicloud strategy can help you stay out of their politics

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Best of NoSQL: 7 document databases compared

Which document-oriented database is right for your app? Follow this guide to the most developer-friendly NoSQL databases

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