July 6, 2018 – 3:53 am | Comments Off on Cloud as a Platform

Farther back than I care to admit, we built solutions on bare metal.  To gain required capabilities, programmers would often have to write to a particular device driver, after adding the required adapter.  With the …

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The 5 pillars of cloud data management
July 17, 2018 – 2:34 am | Comments Off on The 5 pillars of cloud data management
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As more and more businesses adopt cloud services, seizing on the latest software tools and development methodologies, the lines between them are blurring. What really distinguishes one business from the next is its data.

Much of …

IT Science Case Study: Becoming Unconstrained by Physical Workstations
July 17, 2018 – 2:23 am | Comments Off on IT Science Case Study: Becoming Unconstrained by Physical Workstations
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Here is the latest article in a new eWEEK feature series called IT Science, in which we look at what actually happens at the intersection of new-gen IT and legacy systems.

Unless it’s brand new and right off various …

Oracle’s Blockchain Cloud Service is generally available
July 17, 2018 – 12:43 am | Comments Off on Oracle’s Blockchain Cloud Service is generally available
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Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service, which Oracle rolled out at the OpenWorld conference in October, is now generally available. As the name makes clear, the offering makes blockchain technology available as a service. Oracle customers pay per usage, …

Constellation Research Recognizes MapR-DB for Its Powerful Architecture for Next-Gen Apps
July 17, 2018 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Constellation Research Recognizes MapR-DB for Its Powerful Architecture for Next-Gen Apps
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Firm Lauds MapR for Commitment to R&D to Create a Next-Gen Database for Most Enterprise Uses

July 16, 2018 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s leading data platform …

CloudJumper Unveils Cloud Workspace for Azure at Microsoft Inspire 2018
July 17, 2018 – 12:04 am | Comments Off on CloudJumper Unveils Cloud Workspace for Azure at Microsoft Inspire 2018
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Advanced Cloud Solution Uses Azure Active Directory Domain Services for Automatic Authentication and Access to Azure, Office365, and the User’s Cloud Workspace
LAS VEGAS, NV – (July 16, 2018) – CloudJumper, a leading Workspace as a …

Microsoft Power BI Self-Service Data Preparation Gets Big Data Boost
July 13, 2018 – 9:45 am | Comments Off on Microsoft Power BI Self-Service Data Preparation Gets Big Data Boost
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Microsoft has upgraded the self-service data preparation capabilities in Power BI to help business users extract more meaningful insights from big data stored in their software-as-a-service applications and other sources using familiar tools.

Growing demand for …

Cloud computing is most transformative IT trend, says AWS
July 13, 2018 – 9:41 am | Comments Off on Cloud computing is most transformative IT trend, says AWS
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At the third annual Africa Amazon Web Services (AWS) summit in Cape Town this week, cloud computing was singled out as “the most important technology trend in the history of IT”. Amazon also highlighted how …

Connectivity as Code: Making Network Security DevOps-Friendly
July 13, 2018 – 9:15 am | Comments Off on Connectivity as Code: Making Network Security DevOps-Friendly
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DevOps is all about agility, with fast, short delivery cycles and automation for software development and applications. Enabled by recently introduced technologies such as virtualization, cloud and software-defined networking (SDN), spinning up new servers, provisioning …