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Google Compute Engine adds bigger VMs, autoscaling

Google Compute Engine continues to grow, but it still lags behind Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure in the market


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

5 ways to save money on your cloud costs

Quickly estimate the cost of your cloud environment

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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

The cloud is too hard, so Intel launched a sweeping project to fix it

The first step is a project with Rackspace to make OpenStack easier to deploy and manage

Oracle extends cloud suite to cover entire order-fulfillment process

Two new additions flesh out the company's 'quote to cash' capabilities in the cloud

Oracle says it has completed its stack of cloud services

Oracle has launched 24 new services to help customers onto the cloud

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The private cloud is for suckers

Managers embrace private cloud solutions such as OpenStack because they keep IT in control, but are they simply old men shaking their fists at the public cloud?

Microsoft woos startups with $120K in cloud computing credits

The company is attempting to lure new customers to Azure cloud services with big savings through its BizSpark Plus program

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Review: CliQr clicks for cloud management

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

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First look: Joyent Triton puts cloud computing on a bare-metal diet

Joyent’s Docker-driven container compute instances are superthin, superfast, and supercheap

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Red Hat's CEO is dead wrong about the cloud

A dustup ensues after Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst asserts that the public cloud is 'obscenely expensive.' Guess who's pushing back?

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Dive into Google Cloud and App Engine

A hands-on tour of the No. 3 cloud reveals how it measures up to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure

A horse race, with one horse pulling away from the rest.

Gartner shows two-horse race in IaaS cloud: AWS and Microsoft Azure

Gartner research released its public IaaS cloud magic quadrant.

Google offers cut-rate computing for low-priority jobs

The Google Preemptible Virtual Machine is a budget cloud offering for large jobs that don't need to be run in real time

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Red Hat reworks OpenStack, OpenShift for containers

Red Hat's repackaging and integration effort aims to ease app delivery across all platforms: bare metal, VMs, and containers

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Microsoft looks to empower IT in the cloud

At its Ignite conference, Microsoft unveils the Azure Stack software collection

Google: Cloud on verge of major transformation

Pace of innovation in the cloud is speeding, and Google senior VP says you will not even recognize today’s cloud in five years

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