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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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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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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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Google’s Firebase taps serverless Cloud Functions

Performance monitoring, open source SDKs also highlighted for the tooling

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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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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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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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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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Uber offers taxi service, not software as a service, says EU court official

The Advocate General's opinion, if followed by the court, could mean disruption for Uber and companies like it across Europe

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Puppet zeroes in on containers, cloud workloads

The devops vendor also is upgrading its Enterprise edition and offering a service to tell users what they have running inside of Docker containers

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Why Microsoft's Cosmos DB represents the future of cloud databases

Here are four reasons why there's more to Microsoft's new database as a service than minimal management and greater flexibility

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Microsoft's new tools help devs manage cloud deployments on the go

Microsoft is making it easier for developers to manage their cloud deployments on the go, using a new mobile app and browser-based command line.

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Open source SQL database CockroachDB hits 1.0

Cockroach Labs is also offering its enterprise features as open source and trusting enterprises will pay for what they use in production

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