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Rackspace DNS recovers after DDoS brings system down

Some users felt customer serivce was lacking and called for more detailed and frequent updates about the outage

Forget commodity hardware — now the cloud wants custom chips

It used to be that computing hardware was kept general-purpose to support any workload, but that may not work well in the cloud


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Microsoft turned the ship in 2014

With new leadership and aggressive moves in cloud and open source, Microsoft is on a much better course than it was a year ago

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Your PaaS has Docker ... so what?

Docker is becoming standard issue in PaaS offerings, but merely 'Docker-washing' a service is no longer enough

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Microsoft extends open-sourcing spree with Project Orleans

Hot on the heels of open-sourcing .Net Core, Microsoft does the same with its Orleans cloud computing framework

Strike while it's hot: Create your own cloud career opportunities

The cloud is a great space for more money and new challenges, but you may need to be creative to get in on the action

Amazon Web Services updates console to simplify management

The company hopes to streamline management with resource groups and Tag Editor tool

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Hey Microsoft, why limit Exchange Online filtering services?

A warning to never daisy-chain services is bad advice meant to avoid a Microsoft product's weakness; there are better options you can use

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5 signs Microsoft is serious about making Azure an enterprise hybrid cloud

Here are five of Microsoft's most recent moves aimed at making Windows and Azure your hybrid cloud platform

Salesforce connects SharePoint files to its cloud with new tool

Salesforce Files Connect lets users index, search, and share SharePoint Online and on-premise files in one place

Google Cloud offers streamlined Ubuntu for Docker use

Ubuntu Core provides a minimal Lightweight Linux environment for running containers

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Containers: The new building blocks for apps

Moving to containers is in demand and is in tune with the devops trend toward delivering microservices

Docker's tremendous upside could upset some enterprises

Docker is straightforward to adopt and solves key problems -- and could trip up your cloud app migration strategy

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Peering into the future of software development

InfoWorld introduces a new blog and a new downloadable guide to cover the fastest-moving area of enterprise tech

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More enterprises are building their own private clouds

Generic offerings, specialized needs, and a desire to own one's destiny are shifting IT away from third-party private clouds

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Vagrant creator Hashimoto launches Atlas for multicloud devops

Atlas leverages open source to manage software across its lifecycle, albeit as a proprietary, closed source product

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Welcome to the next wave of enterprise computing

Software-defined everything, a fresh stack of cloud-based technologies, and a new view of enterprise architecture are transforming business technology

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Snappy Ubuntu Core takes easy upgrades to the cloud

Technology originally developed for Ubuntu Phone now powers updates for Ubuntu's cloud edition that can be rolled back on demand

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IT leaders: pitchers or catchers?

Lines of business, which will soon be controlling over half of all technology spend, drive the digital transformation of the enterprise. Unless they want to keep dealing with curveballs thrown to them by business executives, IT...

Over 30 vulnerabilities found in Google App Engine

Security researchers escaped the Java sandbox on the cloud platform and executed code on the underlying system

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