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Case study: How LinkedIn uses containers to run its professional network

LinkedIn has grown over the past 13 years from a single Java app with a web server into a $26.2 billion acquisition target by Microsoft. In that time, LinkedIn’s infrastructure and engineering had to grow with the company. Here’s how...

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IBM cloud chief: The next phase of cloud is a race to add value

IBM Senior Vice President of Cloud Robert LeBlanc says the cloud computing industry is moving beyond a first wave and into a second phase of adoption that will be defined by adding value for customers beyond providing basic...

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VMware CEO pledges cloud computing freedom

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, at the outset of the virtualization leader’s VMworld 2016 conference, shares the big news from the event, including new tools that make it easier for customers to build cross-cloud environments, as well as an...

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VMware ‘Cloud Foundation’ integrates virtual compute, network and storage systems

To kick off its VMWorld conference, the virtualization giant launched VMware Cloud Foundation, a platform that integrates virtualized compute, network and storage software into a pre-integrated product.

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Why private clouds will suffer a long, slow death

While private cloud proponents have spent the last five years focusing on getting their IaaS offerings working, Amazon, Microsoft and Google have moved way beyond core computing services. And you don’t have to strain to hear the death...

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10 key considerations when building a private cloud

Private cloud can be a transformative, but it requires significant thought, dedication and perseverance

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Here's why Azure Stack will only run on certain hardware

Microsoft argues that limiting the hardware for Azure Stack will lead to better outcomes, but that might come at a price.

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Remember that RHEL/Mirantis storm? SUSE helps to sidestep the issue

Mirantis and Linux vendor SUSE will offer Mirantis' OpenStack customers support for all flavors of enterprise Linux, making Red Hat's position irrelevant.

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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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Businesses struggle to hire workers with cloud skills

As enterprises continue to focus on implementing a cloud infrastructure, many still face roadblocks when it comes to hiring candidates with the right skills.

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ZeroStack offers a private ‘cloud in a box’

With ZeroStack’s Z-Block Cloud appliance, deploying an OpenStack-based private cloud is as easy as plug and play.

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Platform9 is the latest to ease the container deployment woes

Platform9 is jumping on the "helping deploy Docker containers at scale" bandwagon with a managed service around Kubernetes.

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OpenStack by the numbers: Who’s using open source clouds and for what?

The latest bi-annual survey data of OpenStack users shows the continued march of the open source cloud software into mainstream of enterprises, but also reveals the project’s continued challenges related to ease of deployment and...

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Datera emerges from stealth to offer another take on cloud scale-out storage

Hybrid infrastructure seems to be the way of the future, but is it too late for new private offerings to gain traction?

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Ouch, Red Hat gets a slapping. Volkswagen chooses Mirantis for its OpenStack needs

Bring your popcorn because the soap opera continues.

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User-controlled, private clouds could help with security, think scientists

A total reversal of how permissions and PII is stored is proposed by computer scientists.

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Google's new Stackdriver service can manage applications across multiple clouds

Google is aiming to help companies manage their applications running across public and private clouds with a new product and a set of partnerships announced at its cloud user conference Wednesday.

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How a slowing economy could accelerate public cloud growth

In tough economic times, companies need every ounce of efficiency. That’s where the cloud comes in.

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