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The wrong way to think about cloud computing

Moving workloads in and out of the cloud isn’t really possible—or a good idea.

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When not to use edge computing

Enterprises are pushing the edge—edge devices, edge clouds, local systems on the edge. Proceed with your eyes wide open.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux takes aim at edge computing

Forthcoming RHEL 8.4 upgrade adds container deployment and management capabilities geared for edge use cases.

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Edge computing can be a data cache for public clouds

Better performance and reliability plus lower costs and greater security make this architecture worth keeping in the toolbox.

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Edge computing archetypes are emerging, and they are not pretty

As edge computing explodes, we’re faced with complexity, security, and management challenges that don’t have easy answers.

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Moving cloud resources to an ‘edge cloud center’ near you

Most points of presence are in urban areas, but a more distributed workforce relocating into rural regions has sparked the rise of smaller cloud centers that provide local processing.

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7 ways the cloud is changing

Computing without servers? Programming without code? Let’s ponder these and other innovations in the constantly evolving cloud.

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Ensuring that citizen developers build AI responsibly

'Trust but verify' is good advice, but can we realistically do either with AI?

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Containers need standard operating environments too

A standard operating environment can reduce the time it takes to deploy, configure, maintain, support, and manage containerized applications. Let’s get SOEs and containers back together.

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The cloud is green. Let's get on with migration

A new study proves what I’ve been saying for years: The use of cloud computing does more for the planet than every enterprise having its own data center.

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PinePhone: A Linux smartphone a developer could love

Not only do you get root, but you can use this ‘phone’ as a desktop too. Just don’t expect much from the camera.

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Is geofencing a protective bubble or a heap of trouble?

A tool that monitors your location and immediately alerts authorities could either be a public-health carrot or an authoritarian stick.

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The future of work: Coming sooner than you think

What will your worklife be like years from now? Today's work-from-home world has given us a glimpse of the future, as these five articles from CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World illustrate.

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Big changes are coming for 5G edge computing

In a few years, more edge computing will use mobile networks, no matter if edge is mobile or not. What does this mean for cloud computing?

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Working with Azure Image Builder

Dynamically generate and customize your Azure virtual machines.

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The shape of edge computing in 2021

Edge computing is hyped as the next destination for cloud computing, but complexity and security may squeeze out some of the benefits.

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Bash 5.1 brings back older behavior

Major update to the Unix and Linux shell returns to Bash 4.4 pathname expansion and fixes a number of crashing bugs.

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Red Hat’s crime against CentOS

In the beginning, no one expected to get Red Hat Enterprise Linux for free. The end of CentOS as a free drop-in replacement is no cause for outrage.

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