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Linkerd 1.0 helps cloud services communicate

Open source project provides infrastructure for service discovery, load balancing, failure handling, instrumentation, and routing to all interservice communication

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Prometheus 2.0 shoots for Kubernetes scale

The next version of the open source cloud-native monitoring system will feature a totally rewritten data storage layer to meet the demands of a Kubernetes-powered future

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Box revises platform pricing to ease developer adoption

Box is trying to give developers who want to use its platform more pricing consistency with a new structure announced Tuesday.

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As containers mature, new startups fill out the ecosystem

Now that containers are a common IT ingredient, they bring new problems—and the latest wave of investment in container companies focus on their solutions

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Oracle plans ‘startup organization’ focused on cloud computing, AI, and VR

The company plans to set up two ‘Solution Engineering Centers’ in the United States

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Think again: Data integration is different in the cloud

Not only is data integration an afterthought in most cloud migrations, it's usually addressed with obsolete methods. Don’t make either mistake

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3 signs your Kubernetes distro is built to last

As the container orchestration system booms in popularity and acceptance, so will commercial Kubernetes offerings. Here's how to avoid a Kubernetes bubble

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Why Slack can't slow down

Slack reached a $1 billion valuation faster than any startup in history. Now it must make key decisions without disrupting the lives of millions of Slack-addicted users

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Don’t let cloud providers kick you off like United

Cloud contracts are as one-sided as airline tickets’ terms. Enterprises will learn that soon enough, but they also have hidden power they should use

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Microsoft will cut OneDrive and Skype access to standalone Office users

Skype for Business and OneDrive for Business access will go away unless you give Microsoft more money by subscribing to Office 365

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OpenStack cloud deployments are up, but Intel scales back

A user survey finds that OpenStack deployments are up 44 percent, but Intel has dropped its support for the OpenStack Innovation Center

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AWS CodeStar offers templates to ease cloud app deployments

Amazon's new cloud service uses templates to simplify provisioning, security management, continuous delivery

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Don't get bit by zombie cloud data

Data you thought you had deleted from the cloud can come back to haunt you. Get to know your provider’s data deletion policy

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Here's everything announced at Wednesday's AWS Summit

AWS unveiled a smorgasbord of new functionality, including new billing for software-as-a-service applications, a new continuous integration tool, and enhancements to the company’s database services. Here’s the rundown of what got...

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SnapLogic's AI simplifies enterprise software connections

The new Iris feature uses machine learning to suggest what users may want to do next with data

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How IT can prep for robots and avoid big cloud gotchas

The one constant in tech is change. Here's how IT can get ready for the robotics revolution at work -- and avoid messing up a move to the cloud

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Microsoft tools coalesce for serverless computing

Azure Functions, Logic Apps, Azure Stack, and .Net come together for the next stage of PaaS both in the cloud and on-premises

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20 years of AWS: Time flies when you're winning

To call Jeff Bezos devoted to a core set of principles is an understatement. What's drove AWS's launch in 1997 also drives its success today

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