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The Cloud May Finally be Ready for Your Legacy Apps

If you’ve been holding off your legacy application migration to the cloud over fear of support and migration issues, 2017 may very well be the time to look at your options. InformationWeek: Cloud

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The second cloud wave is upon us, ready or not

I often get asked about the next generation of cloud technology — and most people are disappointed with my answer. The next wave of cloud computing tech is not about a cloud at all; it’s about cloud governance and management. … Continue reading

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Google says its databases are enterprise ready

Google is continuing its campaign to entice enterprises to its public cloud platform by rolling out database services stable enough to serve businesses’ production workloads.   To that end, the company announced the general availability of three database-focused products: the … Continue reading

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Chicago bank finds public cloud ready for prime time

In the early 1930s Congress chartered a dozen federal loan banks across the country to help smaller banks provide liquidity for home loans. Today, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago holds $ 70.7 billion in assets. And Eric Gieger, … Continue reading

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SwiftKey Boosts AI, Azure IoT Hub Ready: Microsoft Roundup

This week Microsoft announced its undersea data center, released Windows 10 builds for PC and mobile, readied its Azure IoT hub, and made its Azure IoT Hub generally available. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Windows 10 Now Ready For Chinese Market

Microsoft and the government of China have come to a new agreement that will bring Windows 10 to the Chinese market. However, this version of Windows will conform to certain state demands. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Get ready to meet Kudu, a new, open-source storage engine from Cloudera

An open-source storage engine called Kudu could soon be on the way from Cloudera, offering a new alternative for companies with big data stores to manage. Kudu will be offered as an alternative to the popular Hadoop Distributed File System … Continue reading

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Is OpenStack ready for prime time?

If you listen to the hype surrounding OpenStack, it’s nothing less than a panacea offering fast, relatively easy, cost-efficient tools for deploying enterprise apps as cloud services. Some analysts are far less bullish, arguing that building a private cloud with … Continue reading

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Self-driving cars? Get ready for self-driving data

Once the dreams of science-fiction, self-driving cars will soon allow passengers to specify a destination and let the car pick the best route based on factors such as time, traffic, freeways and fuel consumption. This kind of automation for an … Continue reading

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