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Google’s Cloud Spanner melds transactional consistency, NoSQL scale

Earlier this year, Google offered a peek at Cloud Spanner, an auto-managed database service that melds features from both conventional relational systems and NoSQL technologies. Today, Google announced Cloud Spanner will be available to the general public later this month. … Continue reading

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Google’s Espresso networking tech takes SD-WAN to internet scale

Google is working to accelerate the performance of its applications over the internet by building out a software-defined network at broad scale. On Tuesday, the company announced Espresso, a system that provides increased network performance to users of the company’s … Continue reading

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Slack cofounder: ‘We didn’t have a sense of the scale it could grow to’

If there’s anything Cal Henderson knows about, it’s scaling technology to keep up with extremely rapid growth. As cofounder and CTO of Slack, maker of the wildly popular cloud-based team communication software by the same name, Henderson has seen the … Continue reading

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Why boring workloads trump intergalactic scale in HP’s cloud biz

Although having a laugh at so-called “enterprise clouds” is a respected pastime in some circles, there’s an argument to be made that they do serve a legitimate purpose. Large-scale public clouds such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google … Continue reading

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