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Steeltoe: Simplify building .NET cloud microservices

Open source .NET tools help build and deploy distributed applications to Spring Cloud and Kubernetes.

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What to expect from AWS re:Invent 2020

The world’s biggest cloud vendor has shifted its annual event online and spread it across three weeks. Here’s our guide to what to expect and how to navigate the event from your home office.

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On-premises data warehouses are dead

The writing's been on the wall for awhile now. Data analytics migration to the cloud is now underway and is making on-premises data warehouses obsolete.

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Public clouds and big tech target low-code capabilities

Big players are joining the low-code game, offering platforms to help developers and amateurs create apps for everything imaginable.

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Weaponizing the cloud to fight addiction

We’re seeing a rise in overdose deaths in the U.S. during the pandemic. Perhaps it’s time to leverage cloud technology to address this problem.

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The ‘intelligent edge’ isn’t always the smartest choice

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. Complexity, latency, and network outages may give you pause.

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Figuring out programming for the cloud

A new model of declarative programming languages has emerged for building infrastructure as code, promising more simplicity and safety than imperative languages.

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Why AWS leads in the cloud

The offshoot of Amazon’s online bookstore has led the public cloud market for a decade. How did it get there? Will its dominance continue?

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The ‘distributed cloud’ isn't emerging — it’s already here

Assigning data storage and processing to specific cloud regions is a good move, but still benefits from centralized control and risk awareness.

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Microsoft adds a new Linux: CBL-Mariner

Azure’s container infrastructure Linux host gets a public outing on GitHub.

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Technology disenfranchisement is now a thing

With the cloud taking over R&D dollars and IT budgets, traditional systems are being left behind.

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Review: Google Cloud AI lights up machine learning

Google Cloud AI and Machine Learning Platform is missing some pieces, and much is still in beta, but its scope and quality are second to none.

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What will cloud security look like in 3 years?

Cloud security has been better than on-premises security for several years now. Increased automation and interoperability will cement its position as a best practice.

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A short guide to AWS Savings Plans

The potential for cost cutting is real, but you need to understand the nuances of AWS Savings Plans to reap the biggest savings.

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IBM adds code risk analyzer to cloud-based CI/CD

IBM Cloud Continuous Delivery’s Code Risk Analyzer scans Python, Node.js, and Java source code in Git repositories for security and legal risks

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Black Friday retailers must be effective, ready, and resilient

It’s a matter of deploying the right personalization, search, and offers to maximize conversion rate while avoiding boom fizzle pop.

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Using OPA for cloud-native app authorization

How companies like Netflix, Pinterest, Yelp, Chef, and Atlassian use OPA for ‘who-and what-can-do-what’ application policy

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Azure Cosmos DB goes serverless

Microsoft adds new options to its cloud-scale database.

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