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Ellison pushes Oracle's new cloud platform hard, but questions linger

Oracle presents itself as a one-stop-shop for all things cloud: SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS. But will customers gain savings at all three layers?

Oracle's Larry Ellison throws down the cloud gauntlet

Ellison has come full circle from cloud skeptic to the proprietor of a one-stop shop


Cloud will be key for Oracle at OpenWorld

The massive annual conference, which gets underway Sunday, will also introduce Oracle's new executive structure

4 ways Docker fundamentally changes application development

How Docker containers streamline development and deployment, encourage best practices, and enable a new breed of micro-services based applications

CloudBees enterprise PaaS bites the dust

CloudBees is shutting down its Java PaaS, Run@Cloud -- a sign of the tough market facing enterprise PaaS offerings

A telco as cloud powerhouse? CenturyLink might pull it off

Telcos have tried and failed to become enterprise cloud juggernauts, but CenturyLink's 'developers first' approach -- and plunge in to Docker -- may give it a shot

How Red Hat can catch the developer train

Developers are embracing a range of open source technologies, virtually none supported or sold by Red Hat. Can the open source giant recover?

The API economy, the killing joke, and the prisoner's dilemma

APIs are a cornerstone of the modern cloud economy. But are we putting too much faith in the people who make these platforms?

Cloud computing circuits

PaaS shoot-out: Cloud Foundry vs. OpenShift

Cloud Foundry shines with broad application support and stellar ease of use, but OpenShift has the edge in management and automation

Try again, cloud contenders: Amazon, Google, and Microsoft have won

IaaS and PaaS markets will no longer support smaller providers, which now need to find new specialties or call it quits

Review: OpenShift shines for developers and ops

From the pain-free install and easy app deployment to gear idling and automatic scaling, OpenShift fulfills the promise of platform as a service

Microsoft, IBM make gains against Amazon in cloud services

Rivals also outpace Google in the cloud infrastructure market, though analysts expect it to gain momentum

SAP embraces opens source -- sort of

Years of slow change are finally leading to new openness at SAP, at least in connection with SAP HANA

Review: Cloud Foundry brings power and polish to PaaS

Cloud Foundry impresses with broad application support, streamlined deployment, and enterprise extras from Pivotal, though initial setup could be simpler

Why Google Cloud Dataflow is no Hadoop killer

Google's new data processing service may look like it's designed to lure users away from Hadoop, but its focus is more selective

Google woos cloud developers with new tools

Google now offers debugging, tracing, and monitoring tools for apps running on Google Cloud Platform

What does PaaS really mean? Let us know if you find out

As PaaS picks up steam, enterprises are finding that part of the cloud computing space is bit difficult to nail down

Docker could threaten cloud providers' portability plans

Docker's adoption by Red Hat and Google could stymie cloud providers using traditional or proprietary portability approaches

Google plunges in to Docker management

Google adds Docker support to App Engine and open-sources management tool for Docker images running outside of Google Cloud Platform

Docker all geared up for the enterprise

The virtual app delivery technology's rise has been so swift, many might be surprised its official launch happened Monday

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