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Microservices need to honor contracts

In the ever-expanding era of cloud computing, microservices must adhere to contracts

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Kubernetes foundation takes on container networking

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds another open source project to its container-centric toolbelt

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A cloud storage architecture for the enterprise

Excelero's software-defined, scale-out storage taps NVMe flash to deliver extremely low latency block storage on standard servers; here’s how

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Microsoft's P language is aimed at where cloud, AI, and IoT meet

The Rust-like open source language tackles application development where asynchrony leads to “heisenbugs” and other event complexities

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Does Microsoft's Cosmos DB promise too much?

Microsoft says its new Azure cloud database is all types of databases in one. Here's why that might be a problem

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Make sense of edge computing vs. cloud computing

Edge computing will not replace cloud computing, though the two approaches can complement each other

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Google’s Firebase taps serverless Cloud Functions

Performance monitoring, open source SDKs also highlighted for the tooling

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Google’s machine-learning cloud pipeline explained

You’ll be dependent on TensorFlow to get the full advantage, but you’ll gain a true end-to-end engine for machine learning

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Good news: CIOs have stopped fighting the cloud

Thanks to CEO and board pressure, and the promise of cost savings, fearful CIOs can no longer ignore the inevitable

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Cortana moves way beyond being a personal assistant

Combined with Microsoft Graph, Project Rome, and Bot Framework, the personal assistant technology looks to reinvent work across devices

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Google's new TPUs are here to accelerate AI training

The company's new specialized hardware will accelerate the creation of intelligent apps

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The cloud can’t fix poor application performance

Don’t believe the fairy tale that the cloud’s auto-provisioning and auto-scaling services make software perform better

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How Yahoo wrangles its giant private cloud

Yahoo VP of Cloud Services Preeti Somal pulls back the curtain on the internet company's vast private cloud—and offers valuable lessons any enterprise can use

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Q&A: Microsoft Cosmos DB creator lays out vision for planet-scale database

Distinguished Engineer Dharma Shukla outlines the origins and goals of Microsoft's cloud database, which debuted at Build 2017

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Watch out for serverless computing’s blind spot

Automatic provisioning of server resources is a great idea, but it can lead to the end of upfront resource planning—and high resource costs

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Review: Tableau takes self-service BI to new heights

Tableau strengthens its case with cross-database joins, browser-based authoring, and geo-analysis improvements

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Preview

Microsoft has announced its Windows 10 Fall Creators Preview, with new features like Timeline, Pick Up Where You Left Off, and the new Story Remix. Here's what the new update will include.

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Nvidia GPU Cloud bundles frameworks and tools for AI app dev

Nvidia's software stack for running machine learning is built to use local resources, the Nvidia DGX-1 GPU system, or GPUs in the cloud

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