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Can cloud computing be truly federated?

With the rising costs of the cloud and the availability of connected computing and storage resources, we could see colossal cloud brands that don’t own data centers.


AWS re:Invent 2023: 7 takeaways from the big annual event

Generative AI was the watchword at re:Invent 2023, as AWS rolled out new chips, foundation models, updates to its generative AI-based application building service Amazon Bedrock, a new generative AI assistant dubbed Amazon Q, support...

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AWS finally gets serious about genAI

At AWS re:Invent, the company announced significant AI advancements that may make AWS a leader in generative AI.

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What is CI/CD? Continuous integration and continuous delivery explained

CI/CD is a best practice for devops and agile development. Here's how software development teams automate continuous integration and delivery all the way through the CI/CD pipeline.

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Here's what AWS revealed about its generative AI strategy at re:Invent 2023

AWS CEO Adam Selipsky and other top executives at the company’s annual re:Invent conference revealed updates and new products aimed at challenging offerings from Microsoft, Oracle, Google, and IBM.

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The evolution of multitenancy for cloud computing

We used to be a lot more interested in the mechanics of multitenancy. What are the exciting evolutions in the technologies that support it?


AWS delivers AWS SDK for Rust

Now available at, the AWS SDK for Rust provides access to some 300 AWS cloud services, each with its own Rust crate.

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AWS updates Bedrock, SageMaker to boost generative AI offerings

The updates include the addition of new foundation models along with vector capabilities for several databases.

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Amazon Q: AWS' answer to Microsoft’s GPT-driven Copilot

Amazon Q can do all the tasks that Copilot can and is expected to appeal to IT managers who want to limit the number of generative AI assistants in use at their enterprises.

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Are we too focused on vendors?

The mega cloud conferences hosted by cloud providers never fail to mesmerize us with shiny new technology. We should focus on our business needs instead.

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How SMBs can take advantage of the cloud—and avoid common mistakes

Cloud computing can help small and mid-size businesses unlock future growth opportunities, innovate faster, enhance customer experiences, and generate new revenue streams. These are the mistakes to avoid.

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Cloud security and devops have work to do

A recent study shows a narrowing gap between enterprises' application development skills and the likelihood of a vast data breach.

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Simplifying AI development with Azure AI Studio

Microsoft’s cloud-based AI development environment, now in public preview, takes a more streamlined approach to building AI-powered applications.

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What’s missing from cloud training

Most training covers cloud brand-related skills. However, if we’re looking for talent to scale, we must go broad rather than deep.

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A cloud professional’s cloud predictions for 2024

Predictions are the ability to see the continuation of existing patterns. Yes, genAI is on the list, as well as the talent crunch and the partnership between business and IT.

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Google Cloud certifications nab highest-paying IT jobs

Skillsoft survey finds four Google Cloud certifications among the top 10 highest-paying, with cloud computing and cybersecurity certifications generally drawing higher salaries.

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What’s new and improved in Microsoft’s .NET 8

Leaner container images, simpler code syntax, and a welcome surprise—.NET Aspire, an opinionated stack for building cloud-native applications with .NET.

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Microsoft .NET 8 arrives with cloud-native stack preview

Performance, cloud-native development, and generative AI get special attention in the latest upgrade to Microsoft’s application development platform.

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