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Review: Microsoft masters microservices

Azure Service Fabric has the right stuff for massively scaling reliable microservices, but cluster installation is a bear

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Pivotal raises $253M led by Ford, Microsoft

Pivotal, the platform as a service company spun out from VMware and EMC three years ago, today announced plans to close a series C financing round worth $253 million led by Ford, Microsoft and its existing investors GE and its two...

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iPaaS: What this cloud technology is and why it’s important

iPaaS connects many clouds together and could be a $1 billion market soon.

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Cloud review: Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, and Joyent

The top five public clouds pile on the services and options, while adding unique twists

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Review: Amazon Web Services is eating the world

Amazon continues to define the cloud with an unrivaled set of services for developers, IT, and data crunchers

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Puppet expands support for Docker, Kubernetes

The Puppet Enterprise 2016.1 automation platform features support modules for managing containers and microservices architectures

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Cloud Native Platform coming next month; container stack for enterprise workloads on tap too

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PaaS vendors draw battle lines over containers

News this week that platform as a service vendor Apprenda is supporting Google’s Kubernetes container management platform could be viewed as so-called battle lines being drawn in this still-developing market.

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Truly Understanding Microsoft’s Azure Stack

After hands-on preview experience with Microsoft's Azure Stack, there's a GREAT future on where Azure Stack fits in to hosters and enterprises. This article shares a real world snapshot of what Azure Stack and do!

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Healthcare CIO: Legal issues are most difficult cloud migration challenge

Boston healthcare organization BIDMC is readying its move of business critical systems into the public cloud, and legal concerns are top of mind for the outfit's CIO

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First look: Microsoft Azure Stack hits the ground running

Technical preview of Microsoft's hybrid cloud platform drives just like Azure, drawing on the same APIs, tools, and templates

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2016’s biggest cloud computing conferences

Some predict 2016 will be the year of the cloud. While that may be up for debate, what’s not is that there are a whole slew of cloud computing-related conferences on tap for the year.

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Review: Google Cloud flexes flexibility

Google’s elegant Cloud Platform makes it easy to spin up instances or simply tap Google APIs only when you need them

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Review: Microsoft Azure reaches beyond Windows

Microsoft's cloud built for Windows and .Net has exploded with open source options and big data services

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Review: OpenShift 3 rocks Docker containers

Red Hat’s robust, easy-to-use, and highly scalable PaaS now builds on Docker, with some temporary limitations

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Review: AWS Lambda redefines 'on demand'

Amazon’s simple, scalable compute service runs your functions whenever needed, but is limited to Java, Python, and Node.js

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First look: AWS Mobile Hub fixes previous issues

Developing mobile apps on the Amazon cloud is now significantly easier, at least for iOS and Android clients

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Review: Apprenda PaaS fills the .Net gap

The Apprenda private PaaS is both full-featured and flexible, supporting .Net and Java development and a wealth of deployment options

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