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Navigating a field of uncertainty and doubt questions

Big data, big challenges: Hadoop in the enterprise

Fresh from the front lines: Common problems encountered when putting Hadoop to work -- and the best tools to make Hadoop less burdensome

Taking enterprise mobile development beyond the essentials

How the Built.io Backend brings flexible user authentication, granular access control, and other enterprise features to mobile applications

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With OpenShift 3, Red Hat puts container power in developers' hands

With the new version of OpenShift and the brand-new Atomic Enterprise Platform, Red Hat moves to make container technology a developer tool, not just an admin's one

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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

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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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

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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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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

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Function junction: An introduction to AWS Lambda

Stateless, event-driven, and message-oriented, Lambda is a new kind of service for new kinds of applications

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First look: Microsoft's Azure App Services sweeten cloud development

Polished integration of Azure Websites, Mobile Services, and BizTalk Services is a big step forward for cloud-oriented developers

Google Cloud platform can now be managed from a phone

Google has started the beta of the Android version of the console, with an iOS version expected this year

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It came from the cloud: The looming change in IT

PaaS is finally getting traction, and when it takes hold, the lives of developers will change forever

Alibaba enters U.S. cloud market, signaling global ambitions

The Chinese e-commerce giant's cloud business is expected to face an uphill battle in the U.S. market

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Review: Microsoft Azure beats Amazon and Google for mobile development

Easier than Amazon's Mobile SDK and more complete than Google's Firebase, Azure Mobile Services has more of what developers need

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IBM shapes its cloud for the enterprise

At IBM's InterConnect show in Vegas, IBM added to its tall stack of cloud and analytics technology, while offering aid to enterprises straining to keep up with the pace of change

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What Pivotal's big open source move really means

Now that Pivotal has partnered with Hortonworks and open-sourced Big Data Suite, the future of the business looks to be in Cloud Foundry's court

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Is Pivotal's Cloud Foundry open enough?

A year ago, Pivotal announced its intent to set up a foundation for the open source Cloud Foundry project, but issues lurk in the bylaws and ownership of the name

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