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How Yahoo wrangles its giant private cloud

Yahoo VP of Cloud Services Preeti Somal pulls back the curtain on the internet company's vast private cloud—and offers valuable lessons any enterprise can use

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Red Hat OpenShift adds containers and microservices features for developers

The OpenShift.io collaborative coding environment and new runtimes for common application types help Red Hat build dev appeal for its PaaS

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Microsoft tools coalesce for serverless computing

Azure Functions, Logic Apps, Azure Stack, and .Net come together for the next stage of PaaS both in the cloud and on-premises

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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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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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Here’s why Google Cloud support is now priced per person

Per-user pricing should reduce costs for business customers and help streamline the support process

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Google offers new 'Always Free' cloud tier to attract users

Customers will be able to run tiny workloads free of charge, beyond Google’s limited-time trial

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Google App Engine adds C#, Node.js, and Ruby options

Google has also moved the Cloud Functions serverless environment to beta release

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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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Heroku: PaaS is the future of development tools

Heroku CEO Adam Gross highlights the integral role of PaaS for companies ramping up customer-facing apps

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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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Snap is paying Google $400M a year for cloud services

The company behind Snapchat has agreed to a minimum annual cloud bill roughly equal to its 2016 revenue

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Meteor JavaScript reworks PaaS, data layer connection

The framework will get faster build tools, be more integrated with the Galaxy cloud platform, and decouples from the Apollo data layer

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Microsoft Azure Functions locks in on serverless computing

Microsoft’s serverless PaaS technology lets you develop cloud-smart applications

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Tap the power of graph databases with IBM Graph

A graph database can help you discover connections in your data you never imagined; here’s how to get started

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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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Too late, PaaS, you missed your shot in the cloud

As PaaS providers split into narrow slices, IaaS clouds have absorbed the critical capabilities that PaaS originally promised

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Red Hat needs to get real about the cloud

Serving enterprise datacenters won't sustain Red Hat. OpenShift and what it represents may be crucial to the company's long-term survival

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