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Amazon Web Services updates console to simplify management

The company hopes to streamline management with resource groups and Tag Editor tool

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Welcome to the next wave of enterprise computing

Software-defined everything, a fresh stack of cloud-based technologies, and a new view of enterprise architecture are transforming business technology

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IT leaders: pitchers or catchers?

Lines of business, which will soon be controlling over half of all technology spend, drive the digital transformation of the enterprise. Unless they want to keep dealing with curveballs thrown to them by business executives, IT...

Over 30 vulnerabilities found in Google App Engine

Security researchers escaped the Java sandbox on the cloud platform and executed code on the underlying system

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There's no magic in PaaS, only trade-offs

Platform as a service might work like magic for some apps, but it's a series of painful trade-offs for others

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IBM spins up a new bare-metal private PaaS

Bluemix Dedicated offers an isolated, single-tenant version of IBM's Bluemix SaaS, but only a subset of services

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In a cloud outage, no one can hear you scream

The most recent Azure outage shows Microsoft still needs to improve its responsiveness to customers

Google updates cloud with new virtual technologies and price cuts

Google has embraced the Docker container technology and expanded the Firebase mobile development platform

Twitter, IBM form partnership around analytic apps

Industry-specific products and tie-ins to IBM's cloud development platform are just some of the companies' plans

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?

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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

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