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Left behind: Who suffers in the cloud shift

New Gartner report shows what we’ve already seen: Money is moving to the cloud. But there will be winners, and there will be losers

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The next step in app modernization: Is AWS domination a foregone conclusion?

When modernizing a Microsoft application, Azure might not be the dominant cloud provider

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Open source Flynn takes the headaches out of app deployment

Now in its 1.0 release, the Flynn open source PaaS includes many of the pieces needed to get apps deployed and running, but doesn't leverage recent tech like Kubernetes

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Dropbox levels up its features for administrators

The updates include new sharing controls, admin panels, and more

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Java EE advocates to Oracle: Give us details, not promises

Oracle says Java EE 8 will be equipped for cloud deployments, microservices, containers, and multitenancy, but Java advocates want to see the fine print

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Cloud service gives access to an ARM server running Linux OS

The Linaro Developer Cloud has gone live, and users can apply to test an ARM-based server with Linux

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First look: Google Cloud Machine Learning soars

Four rich, pretrained machine learning APIs bring the smarts behind Google to your apps

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StackPath offers security as a service to enterprise clouds

Whether their cloud is powered by Amazon, Google, Microsoft, or IBM, developers need security tools. StackPath is poised to bring them to the enterprise

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Customer service: The next challenge for cloud providers

Customer service is still a new concept for many cloud providers, but you can make sure you get what you need by communicating clearly

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OpenStack's future: Docker workloads on Kubernetes

OpenStack is set to become a Docker-ized app that runs on Kubernetes and help Google's plans for an open source hybrid cloud

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How not to choose an IoT platform

Would you commit to a platform for internet applications? Then why would you do so for IoT applications?

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Your fear of open source lock-in is ridiculous

Lock-in is the nature of software, and open source is just software

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CIOs: Shadow IT is actually great for your cloud strategy

The three reasons that departments' own adoption of cloud technologies benefits CIOs' goals

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Google launches new cloud service for understanding human language

The tech behind Parsey McParseface is now available to help developers create apps, like intelligent assistants and chat bots, that understand human language

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Exclusive: Oracle to reboot Java EE for the cloud

In an InfoWorld interview, Oracle lifts the lid on its plan to modernize enterprise Java amid criticisms of inactivity

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Snowflake builds a bigger, simpler data warehouse

Snowflake's mission: Add new, powerful enterprise features to a cloud-native data warehouse system without forcing the customer to turn knobs for the best performance

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Skype sets a course for the cloud, ditching some apps on the way

The messaging service is moving to a new architecture and leaving some systems behind

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Microsoft's Azure cloud revenue doubles, but phone sales plummet

Microsoft's cloud push continues to pay off for the company, which reported on Tuesday that its Azure cloud revenue for the second calendar quarter of 2016 had more than doubled compared to the same period in 2015.

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