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Why everyone's so excited about serverless computing

Contrary to popular belief, the cloud doesn't make infrastructure go away—but serverless computing is taking developers a big step closer to that dream

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Get functional! 5 open source frameworks for serverless computing

Want to light up your own function-as-a-service platform? Here are 5 open source offerings to lead the way

AWS vs. Azure vs. Google: Cloud storage compared

The world of cloud storage has many facets to consider. Here's a comparison of block, object, and file storage across the big three providers

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Why Slack can't slow down

Slack reached a $1 billion valuation faster than any startup in history. Now it must make key decisions without disrupting the lives of millions of Slack-addicted users

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20 years of AWS: Time flies when you're winning

To call Jeff Bezos devoted to a core set of principles is an understatement. What's drove AWS's launch in 1997 also drives its success today

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13 tips to foil cloud lock-in

Public cloud vendors want your workloads forever. Here's how to create a viable exit strategy

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Inside look at Hewlett-Packard’s next-gen infrastructure

Hyperconverged and composable infrastructure products are HPE’s big focus now

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What the enterprise cloud really means

Oracle's Bob Weiler weighs in on his company's SaaS-centric enterprise cloud strategy and the long, complex march from on-premises to the public cloud

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Google Cloud sharpens its enterprise strategy

Google used to rely mainly on its technical bona fides to sell its cloud, but now it's meeting customers halfway with new enterprise-friendly capabilities and support

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Azure Stack: Microsoft's better plan for a hybrid cloud

If you want a public cloud's advantages but need to keep some data and functions on-premises, Microsoft has something for you

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AWS, Microsoft, and Google take different paths to the cloud

CIOs concerned about betting too heavily on a single vendor for cloud services hear pitches from the industry’s leading vendors

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AWS says a typo caused the massive S3 failure this week

The cloud provider is implementing several changes to prevent similar events

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AWS outage proves one cloud isn’t enough

Like it or not, we're all getting more and more dependent on the cloud. But Tuesday's outage shows the folly of depending on only one cloud

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Microsoft launches new Azure intellectual property protections

Customers get improved indemnity for open source use and possible patent transfer

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AWS, Google, and Microsoft cement their cloud dominance

AWS still enjoys a long lead, but 2016 showed that Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform are proving worthy adversaries -- at the expense of smaller rivals

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The cloud updraft grows stronger

In 2017, we're past the point of just dev and test and DR in the cloud. Before embarking on any new project, consider the cloud first

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Oracle outlines plans to take on Amazon in cloud

Bare metal servers, a focus on hosted databases and application development are keys

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Review: DigitalOcean keeps the cloud simple

With a great UI, fast machines, low prices, and useful guides, DigitalOcean is an excellent choice for developers

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