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How to gain visibility into a multicloud environment

A successful multicloud strategy requires effective awareness of all interdependencies—and a new approach to network monitoring

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Google Cloud tutorial: Get started with Google Cloud

From virtual machines and Kubernetes clusters to serverless functions and machine learning APIs — how to navigate Google’s cloud riches

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AWS cloud services guide: The right tools for the job

Here are the most common uses for the cloud and which Amazon Web Services components you need for them

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How to choose the right Azure cloud VMs

As Microsoft’s cloud gets more complex, building infrastructure as a service gets easier

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Farewell, Frodo: Why we need trustworthy metadata to define our infrastructure

Applying metadata allows you to set policy for areas like security and performance based on precise workload characteristics, even at the scale of the cloud

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It’s come down to AWS vs. Microsoft Azure—too bad

The market consolidation will cause many enterprises to miss out on good technologies from smaller providers like Google Cloud Platform. That’d be a shame

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5 foolish reasons you’re not using Heroku

If these are the reasons you’re avoiding PaaS and building on AWS, it’s time for a rethink

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best cloud computing software

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for building and managing cloud infrastructure

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What is IaaS? The modern datacenter platform

The servers, operating systems, core software, and networking you’ve long deployed in your datacenter is moving outside your walls to the public cloud

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Cloud confidence: Overcoming the need to control

Cloud computing requires us to rethink our IT models, but the benefits in cost, scalability, transparency are unparalleled

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A cloud in your datacenter? Azure Stack arrives

Microsoft brings core Azure cloud services and subscription pricing to the datacenter, albeit with heavy hardware requirements

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What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now

Cloud computing has evolved beyond basic SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS offerings, as the cloud matures to become the engine of enterprise technology innovation

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Leave AWS? Not for easier cloud discounts

If Amazon's competitors think they can win customers with better pricing, they should think again

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The high cost and risk of On-Premise vs. Cloud

This article discusses the costs and risks of maintaining your applications and infrastructure on premise vs. moving to the Cloud.

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How Yahoo wrangles its giant private cloud

Yahoo VP of Cloud Services Preeti Somal pulls back the curtain on the internet company's vast private cloud—and offers valuable lessons any enterprise can use

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Get functional! 5 open source frameworks for serverless computing

Want to light up your own function-as-a-service platform? Here are 5 open source offerings to lead the way

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Why everyone's so excited about serverless computing

Contrary to popular belief, the cloud doesn't make infrastructure go away—but serverless computing is taking developers a big step closer to that dream

AWS vs. Azure vs. Google: Cloud storage compared

The world of cloud storage has many facets to consider. Here's a comparison of block, object, and file storage across the big three providers

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