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Microsoft revamps Data Lake with SQL analytics, Visual Studio tooling

Azure Data Lake Store sports the Microsoft-devised U-SQL query language, which allows a mixture of conventional SQL and C# programming metaphors

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Microsoft Azure Backup extends reach to VMs and PCs

Now in general availability, Microsoft's Azure-powered enterprise backup solution encompasses VMs, desktops, Windows, and Linux


The real value of the hybrid cloud

Cliqr's Kurt Milne talks about why a hybrid cloud - not just public or private - is the best option for businesses, and how to overcome the chief challenges to hybrid cloud computing.

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After fumbling public clouds, VMware focuses on hybrid clouds

VMware's approach of pulling together the data center and pubic cloud should appeal to IT, if the company can pull it off

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IBM extends Spectrum storage line into the cloud

IBM augments its software-defined Spectrum line of storage offerings with integrated cloud capabilities

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What the hybrid cloud really means

Consistency between public and private cloud environments is key, and Microsoft has the tech lead -- and the big installed base -- to make hybrid happen first


Public cloud pullback: Real or imagined?

Production cloud applications incur high operational costs at scale, but whether those costs exceed the investment needed to do it yourself is an open question

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Hey Google, it's time for a real cloud strategy

Google may be the world's most advanced technology company, but you have to wonder how serious it is about its enterprise cloud business

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4 reasons why Google joined OpenStack

What will Google gain by becoming a member of the OpenStack Foundation? What's in it for OpenStack? Here are four likely possibilities

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The application-centric cloud paradigm

The changing nature of clouds as the focus moves to composable applications hosted in the new cloud model

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IBM announces container service for Bluemix

IBM Containers service, based on open source Docker software container technology, is designed to help developers deliver apps across hybrid cloud environments

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Review: CliQr clicks for cloud management

CliQr CloudCenter unlocks cloud portability with migration, governance, management, and benchmarking for multiple clouds

Oracle offers software to ease move to a hybrid Oracle cloud

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 5 can manage the company's databases and application servers in the cloud

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Hedge your bets with a hybrid cloud -- at your own risk

Picking an approach simply because it provides you with options down the road is always the wrong plan

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Microsoft throws open the doors for Cloud Foundry on Azure

The first public preview of support for Cloud Foundry on Azure is available now, with support for the on-prem version of Azure to come later

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IBM doubles down on OpenStack for hybrid clouds

IBM's next OpenStack move is Bluemix-hosted services for managing cloud infrastructure -- but will they create dependencies of their own?

Citrix launches Workspace Cloud with BYOD flexibility

Enterprises can deliver a customized IT environment for each user, combining resources on premises and in the cloud

Microsoft boasts that new tool will control Amazon’s cloud, too

The new Operations Management Suite is described as multicloud, multivendor management platform

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