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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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Overcoming the core hurdle to edge computing adoption

Enterprises are figuring out that edge computing comes with its own set of challenges. Here’s how to work through the most difficult.

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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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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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Microsoft adds a new Linux: CBL-Mariner

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

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The move to dynamic distributed cloud architectures

Now that we’re moving things out to the edge, an emerging approach blows the door off the cloud-only and edge-only models.

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Kubernetes at the edge with Akri

Microsoft’s latest Kubernetes extension adds device discovery and management.

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How edge analytics will drive smarter computing

Tapping edge computing and IoT devices for real-time analytics holds great promise, but designing analytical models for edge deployment presents a challenge.

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Microsoft Edge browser previews for Linux

The Microsoft Edge Dev Channel for Linux preview release supports Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, and OpenSUSE Linux

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Getting started with Azure SQL Edge

Microsoft scaled down its flagship database, squeezing it into 500MB and running it on edge hardware.

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How Microsoft went from "Linux is a cancer." to "Microsoft Loves Linux."

It's been a long, strange trip but it's always driven by two motives: Making good products and money.

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How Nvidia’s Arm acquisition will drive AI to every edge

Filling a gap in their offerings, Nvidia hopes to gain money and market share with Arm's extensive reach

IDG Tech Spotlight  >  Edge Computing [ InfoWorld / September 2020 ]

Amazon, Google, and Microsoft take their clouds to the edge

As enterprises ramp up edge computing deployments, the big three clouds are ponying up a surprising array of edge options for a broad range of needs.

IDG Tech Spotlight  >  Edge Computing [ Network World (intro) / September 2020 ]

Edge computing: The next generation of innovation

The future of enterprise tech won't be confined to the data center mothership -- nor even the public cloud. Wedded to the internet of things, edge computing puts processing horsepower wherever it needs to go.

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