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Snap is paying Google $400M a year for cloud services

The company behind Snapchat has agreed to a minimum annual cloud bill roughly equal to its 2016 revenue

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Meteor JavaScript reworks PaaS, data layer connection

The framework will get faster build tools, be more integrated with the Galaxy cloud platform, and decouples from the Apollo data layer

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Microsoft Azure Functions locks in on serverless computing

Microsoft’s serverless PaaS technology lets you develop cloud-smart applications

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Tap the power of graph databases with IBM Graph

A graph database can help you discover connections in your data you never imagined; here’s how to get started

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Oracle outlines plans to take on Amazon in cloud

Bare metal servers, a focus on hosted databases and application development are keys

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Too late, PaaS, you missed your shot in the cloud

As PaaS providers split into narrow slices, IaaS clouds have absorbed the critical capabilities that PaaS originally promised

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Red Hat needs to get real about the cloud

Serving enterprise datacenters won't sustain Red Hat. OpenShift and what it represents may be crucial to the company's long-term survival

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Machine learning: From science project to business plan

In addition, machine learning became more widespread, powered by better hardware, and democratized through as-a-service APIs

10 things you don't need to worry about in 2017

Worry about your career, worry about your impossible SLA, worry about Trump ... but don't bother worrying about this stuff

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Oracle to buy DNS, cloud infrastructure provider Dyn

Dyn's internet optimization services may help Oracle deliver the hybrid cloud

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In five years, SaaS will be the cloud that matters

To help IT make the mental shift, the cloud industry uses analogs to the datacenter's divisions—but ultimately they'll merge into simply 'services'

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AWS quietly launches tool for migrating on-premises apps to the cloud

Server Migration Service automatically handles the replication of VMs into AWS

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IBM to fold SoftLayer into Bluemix cloud development platform

IBM will rebrand SoftLayer's datacenters as extensions of its Bluemix PaaS to help it better compete with Amazon, Google, and IBM

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VMware-AWS deal could drive more companies into the cloud

The new service lets companies run VMware on AWS and manage their deployments with vCenter

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From chatbots to Einstein, artificial intelligence as a service

From Salesforce Einstein to chatbots, artificial intelligence is going through always broader adoption and becoming part of the “as a service” landscape

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Larry Ellison doubles down on the cloud

Ellison's fresh IaaS push and a 'cloud first' road map for the Oracle Database now leave no doubt about the company's cloud seriousness

How to make hybrid cloud work

What enterprises are doing now with hybrid cloud is more sophisticated than you might think

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Four US firms rule the world's cloud infrastructure

There are plenty of companies vying for a piece of the worldwide cloud infrastructure market, but the top four -- all in the U.S. -- currently dominate by such a wide margin as to effectively leave their competitors in the dust.

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Open source Flynn takes the headaches out of app deployment

Now in its 1.0 release, the Flynn open source PaaS includes many of the pieces needed to get apps deployed and running, but doesn't leverage recent tech like Kubernetes

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Why cloud workload portability is a pipe dream

Nobody likes lock-in, the risk of which has dogged the public cloud from the start. But even in the container era, can it really be prevented?

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