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Oracel to reboot Java EE 8 for the clouds

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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IBM grows in cloud and data analytics but overall revenue slides

Growth in some of its strategic initiatives suggest the company’s acquisitions are beginning to pay off and IBM may be on track in its transition plans

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Is your workload cloud-ready? Ask these 3 questions

Most application workloads need modification to move to a public cloud, but some are ready to be moved as is

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Microsoft's new service is like YouTube for the enterprise

Stream is designed to let users securely and easily upload and share video within a company

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Why cloud workload portability is a pipe dream

Nobody likes lock-in, the risk of which has dogged the public cloud from the start. But even in the container era, can it really be prevented?

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Essential Azure automation tricks for Windows admins

Tap the power of PowerShell and Azure Automation to automate your troubles away

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Salesforce1 update will leave many mobile devices out in the cold

Salesforce 'has to draw the line somewhere,' one analyst says

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Prepare for the big cloud-driven job shakeup

In a recent survey, Gartner found what early adopters already know: The cloud is changing IT careers in a big way

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Q&A: SnapLogic tackles app integration in cloud era

CEO Gaurav Dhillon talks about challenges of integrating legacy and SaaS apps, building the new fabric of IT

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Microsoft wins appeal over US government access to emails held overseas

The decision has broad implications for tech companies and consumer privacy

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IBM beta tests secure cloud blockchain service

After letting developers experiment with its multitenant cloud blockchain service, IBM is targeting businesses that want to take things more seriously

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Who’s got the best cloud latency?

It depends on where you are. But remember: Your mileage may vary

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Take a lighter-weight approach to hybrid cloud

How Velostrata achieves workload mobility through intelligent streaming, not heavy lifting

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The cloud switch is on: From migration to management

As more IT shops migrate to cloud services like Office 365 and Azure, they face a new challenge: how to manage it all

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How do I connect thee? Let me point the ways

The rapid rise of cloud-based applications has also amplified the problems and challenges associated with integrating them with the rest of the enterprise. This has given momentum to innovative approaches and frameworks offered by...

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