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Four US firms rule the world's cloud infrastructure

There are plenty of companies vying for a piece of the worldwide cloud infrastructure market, but the top four -- all in the U.S. -- currently dominate by such a wide margin as to effectively leave their competitors in the dust.

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Open source Flynn takes the headaches out of app deployment

Now in its 1.0 release, the Flynn open source PaaS includes many of the pieces needed to get apps deployed and running, but doesn't leverage recent tech like Kubernetes

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Why cloud workload portability is a pipe dream

Nobody likes lock-in, the risk of which has dogged the public cloud from the start. But even in the container era, can it really be prevented?

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Tsuru open source PaaS puts developers first

The new PaaS stands out from the thundering herd by making app deployment as easy as issuing a Git push command

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PaaS-ing the savings on to you

PaaS has the ability to dramatically reduce costs and inefficiencies in IT implementations. From reducing wasteful overhead to enabling agile delivery to easing infrastructure upgrades, PaaS represents a sea-change in the way IT...

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How APIs enable e-government

Paying parking tickets on the web is convenient, but API-fication is the real trigger of an e-government platform

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PaaS-ing software around the world

In the year 2016, software is a global phenomenon. Putting our software in the hands of a worldwide audience is a critical component for success

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Red Hat revamps OpenShift Online for containers

The newest version of Red Hat's PaaS for business uses the container-centric revamp of OpenShift for easier app deployment and management

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Meet Microsoft's 'planet scale' NoSQL database

Forget the name: Microsoft says DocumentDB is more powerful than Cassandra and has more paying users than MongoDB -- and it’s not actually for documents

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Cloud Foundry stages a comeback

A slew of big-name customers suggests that the application platform is finally getting traction. Cloud Foundry Foundation CEO Sam Ramji explains why

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Review: Microsoft masters microservices

Azure Service Fabric has the right stuff for massively scaling reliable microservices, but cluster installation is a bear

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From infrastructure-as-a-service to workforce-as-a-service

From an alternative to racks of servers deployed in data centers, cloud computing is becoming the enabler for a scalable and flexible workforce: an on-demand workforce.

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Five questions for Google to answer at its big I/O conference

Google is expected to make a raft of important announcements at the conference's keynote on Wednesday

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Container services: Hello from the outside!

Container services are changing how applications are deployed and managed. But what exactly are they, and how do they compare with other ways of building platforms?

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Kubernetes-powered PaaS focuses on devops

The Kel PaaS, an open source version of a long-running service aimed at Python and Django app developers, focuses on workflow and dev needs

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Platformization is the scaffold that helps startups build their business faster

Instead of trying to reinvent the wheel, focus on your core competency

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9 new cloud features Amazon announced, and 1 it didn't

Amazon Web Services held a Summit today in Chicago and announced nifty new tools for its cloud, but one rumored product that could have Amazon’s cloud partners worried remained under wraps.

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New AWS service helps companies to move their apps to the cloud

The Application Discovery Service helps companies analyze legacy apps running in data centers and start the migration of data to the cloud

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