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'Cloud only' policies are as bad as 'no cloud' ones

IT tends to shift from one extreme to the other. Emerging technologies can be beneficial, but across-the-board restrictions can result in bad platform decisions

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Cloud security: Inside the shared responsibility model

The Capital One security fiasco has underlined that securing the cloud is both a complicated technology and contractual problem.

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It's time for cloud management with automated fixes

Systems that inform you of problems but don't fix them are really only halfway managed

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Snowflake review: A data warehouse made better in the cloud

A fast, no-fuss data warehouse as a service, Snowflake scales dynamically to give you the performance you need exactly when you need it

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Settling the edge computing vs. cloud computing debate

The press is attempting to pit edge computing against cloud computing, but the two will never be mutually exclusive

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Tiny clouds taking on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud

A baker’s dozen of boutique clouds challenging the big three on speed, cost, flexibility, and even on-prem and hybrid cloud options

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What multicloud really costs

The trend is using plural public clouds, but it’s helpful to stop and see how much you’ll really have to pay

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How Qubole addresses Apache Spark challenges

The Qubole Data Platform brings streamlined configuration, auto-scaling, cost management, and performance optimizations to Spark-as-a-service

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7 open-source tools that make AWS Lambda better

Love the simplicity of function-as-a-service but hate the setup process? Look to these projects to ease AWS Lambda deployments

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Learn to love legacy systems

'Traditional systems' serve a purpose, and they may be more important to your cloud computing future than you think

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VMware vSphere goes Kubernetes native

A re-architecture of vSphere with a Kubernetes control plane, Project Pacific looks like Kubernetes to developers and vSphere to admins

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Machine learning operations don’t belong with cloudops

Giving systems enabled with machine learning to the cloud operations team to manage is not only a mistake, it’s dangerous

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10 Splunk alternatives for log analysis

Splunk may be the most famous way to make sense of mass quantities of log data, but it is far from the only player around

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How to stop people from causing bad cloud architectures

We’ve all watched bad decisions about technology architecture made right in front of our eyes. It's time to do something about it

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Microsoft buys jClarity to boost Java on Azure

Better performance, increased Java community engagement are the goals

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VMware Cloud on AWS? These customers are all in

An electrical contractor, a cyber security vendor, and a law firm discovered three big reasons to run VMware on the Amazon cloud

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CloudBees readies software delivery management, Jenkins X via SaaS

The SaaS services are an attempt to commercialize and expand its CI/CD tools

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Where did all the cloud computing thought leaders go?

A few years ago many voices advocated new thinking around cloud computing. Today it’s hard to find those same visionaries

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