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4 ways APIs will help grow a data-driven business

REST APIs can have a deeper impact and use than simply powering the interactions between your back end and front end. There are several ways they can impact your business.

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Nginx boosts devops with custom JavaScript

Nginx launches NginScript for configuring its Web server


Now with HTTP/2: Major Nginx upgrade arrives

Nginx Plus Release 7 features performance boosts, TCP load balancing, and denial-of-service protections

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Businesses will eat up Amazon API Gateway

Apigee, Mashery, MuleSoft, and WSO2 pioneered the technology, but AWS is about to make it mainstream

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How to use actors in distributed applications

Actors make it easier to build and manage scalable, distributed cloud applications. Each actor can send and receive messages and taking certain actions based on message contents

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IBM extends Spectrum storage line into the cloud

IBM augments its software-defined Spectrum line of storage offerings with integrated cloud capabilities

NTT helps integrate private and public clouds with dedicated connectivity

Purported advantages of the new Multi-Cloud Connect service include better reliability, faster speeds, lower latency and higher security

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Dell creates new server division for 'second-tier' hyperscale customers

The new DSS group will target areas like Web service delivery, oil and gas, and research


The real value of REST: Making the leap

REST is not an architectural style to undertake lightly. Understand the problem it solves, what gaps it covers, and decide if it's right for your architecture


ASP.Net SignalR library builds apps that can communicate in real-time

SignalR is an open source library written in .Net that simplifies the exchange of data between a web browser and a web server using WebSockets as a communication protocol. This article presents an in-depth discussion on SignalR.

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Nginx to hop on HTTP/2 train

Open source Web server's backing for newest version of the fundamental Web protocol will improve Web performance, official says

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Kubernetes hits 1.0, and Google gives it away

Google's container orchestration system is now a community project -- good reason for Google to try to make an open hybrid cloud system with it

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Roll your own API in Amazon's cloud

Amazon's API Gateway promises the ability to create APIs without spinning up a server, but at the cost of more Amazon lock-in

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4 strategies to distribute your data between front end and back end

Where you store and process your data has a significant impact on issues such as privacy or performance, but also on the ability for apps to access and deliver relevant data

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4 no-bull facts about Microsoft's HTTP.sys vulnerability

The latest Web server vulnerability affects desktop systems as well as Microsoft products

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Nginx's new version goes beyond Web serving

Nginx Plus Release 6 adds high availability and expanded load balancing to appeal to a wider audience

Hack your way through the microservices revolution

How can we go from the design of a microservices architecture to code as fast as possible? With a programming language created for the purpose

Oracle introduces big data-infused marketing services

Oracle is launching three new services around customer service and prospect marketing

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