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Microsoft’s complicated dance with open source

The decision to make the C# extension in Visual Studio Code proprietary is raising hackles, but Microsoft is still a consistent supporter of open source.

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How Vanguard and Morgan Stanley are balancing dev and ops

Two financial services firms are taking a similar approach to transitioning to devops, landing on a shared responsibility model for developer teams, supported by centralized operations and SRE.

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Broadcom targets enterprise infrastructure with $61B VMware acquisition

The chipmaker’s acquisition of VMware is the latest in a lengthy string of high-ticket deals, as Broadcom moves to focus on its software portfolio.

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The new AWS: No more dumpster fires

Bolstered by cultural change behind the scenes, AWS is becoming a more active contributing force in open source communities.

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AWS can’t help Amazon avoid first loss since 2015

Despite AWS going from strength to strength, the retail giant suffered its first quarterly loss since 2015 to start the financial year.

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Why public clouds lead with renewables

As enterprises work on their green cred, cloud providers step up to provide more green power. Doing good for the planet also comes with doing well in the market.

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Google Cloud sales chief Rob Enslin is leaving for UiPath

The ex-SAP sales leader is leaving the cloud vendor at a time when it is investing heavily in an effort to catch up with rivals Microsoft and Amazon Web Services.

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Google Cloud props up a slow start to the year for Alphabet

Search and cloud were bright spots in what were relatively weak results to start the year for the Google parent Alphabet.

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Google to donate Istio service mesh to the CNCF

Hot on the heels of donating the Knative serverless project, Google is submitting its open source service mesh technology to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

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Perforce to acquire infrastructure as code pioneer Puppet

Puppet is the latest infrastructure as code company to have been snapped up in recent years.

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Docker raises $105M funding round to fuel its focus on developers

The container company is continuing to focus on serving developers after selling off its enterprise business to Mirantis in 2019.

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If you build it, it will run

What makes great software? Doing the work, doing it well, and remembering that you're writing for people—not machines.

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Turns out AWS can partner after all

AWS has always been both competitor and partner, but in its pursuit of scale, it’s now taking a more neighborly approach.

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Why tech companies have venture capital funds

Tech companies starting their own venture capital funds are after lucrative investments, strong partnerships, and new markets.

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Why SWIFT is the nuclear option of Russian financial sanctions

Cutting Russia off from the world's largest financial messaging network is perhaps the strongest sanction yet in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. But it could also have massive implications worldwide, impacting the EU and...

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How we should think about cloud lock-in

There’s a difference between technology adoption and vendor lock-in. Technology adoption has gravity, but vendor lock-in has teeth.

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All roads lead to hyperautomation in 2022

Four predictions for how technology innovation will allow competitive businesses to distinguish themselves in the coming year.

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The real value of 5G and cloud computing

There’s a lot of hype around 5G and how it applies to technologies such as cloud. Together, they have the potential to reshape distributed, complex systems.

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