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Trainline Tosses Exadata, Takes Oracle Into The Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Trainline migrates to the cloud, takes Oracle database applications with it for performance faster than Exadata's.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/6/2016
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How Cloud Is Changing IT Investment Planning
Mark Tonsetic, IT Practice Leader, CEB
Commentary
IT roadmaps are shifting as technologies like cloud, containers, and software-defined infrastructure change where and how enterprise resources are consumed and managed.
By Mark Tonsetic IT Practice Leader, CEB, 12/6/2016
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AWS Smooths Developers' Path To Cloud, Enterprise To Follow?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon Web Services is filling the gaps in its software development/deployment process in a bid to attract enterprise developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/6/2016
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FINRA Commits Mission-Critical App To Amazon Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority moved its key market surveillance functionality onto EC2 in 2014, and is making plans to migrate the Oracle database it uses for registration from an internal data center to an AWS service.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/2/2016
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Digital Transformation: Why Darwin Was Right
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
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While half of surveyed organizations say that digital transformation is a strategic priority, what does that say about the other 50%? If they don't adapt they could face the fate Darwin described in discussing survival of the fittest.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 12/2/2016
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Gartner: Enterprise Mobile Devices Yet To Show Their Strength
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Annual Personal Technologies Study finds convertible tablets on the rise with room inside the enterprise for other mobile devices to grow.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/1/2016
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4 Ways Business Priorities Don't Align With IT
InformationWeek Staff,
Commentary
CIOs are well aware of changing business expectations, but often lack the resources, skills, or alignment to execute on expectations. The Deloitte 2016-2017 Global CIO survey reveals some stark disconnects between the business and IT.
By InformationWeek Staff , 11/30/2016
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Driverless Vehicles & The IT Impact
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Jupiter Research tried to answer the question, given the experimentation with driverless vehicles, when will it gain traction?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/29/2016
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RightScale Compares Pricing on AWS, Google and Microsoft
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Cloud management front-end firm RightScale works with Google, Microsoft, and Amazon and compares their discounted pricing.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/28/2016
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Failure Fridays: Four Lessons We Learned
InformationWeek Staff,
Commentary
Tim Armandpour shares four lessons learned by implementing "Failure Fridays" at PagerDuty, and explains how your IT organization can benefit from the same approach.
By Tim Armandpour, SVP Product Development, PagerDuty , 11/25/2016
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Storage Survey: Cloud Storage Use Up, But Integration Still Sought
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A supplier of an object storage system asked 409 IT managers how hybrid cloud storage use was progressing. The answer: with some difficulties.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/25/2016
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Predix, Digital Twin 'Think' About Operations Together
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
At GE's Minds and Machines Nov. 15-16, GE illustrated how it's using Predix and a 'digital twin' to solve turbine maintenance issues.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/22/2016
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RightScale: Cloud Customers Overspend On Services
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
In a new study of its cloud computing customers over a three-month period, RightScale found that many are passing up savings, and that overprovisioning resources is still widespread.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/17/2016
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Google Makes Machine Learning Available To Enterprise IT
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
At its machine learning event, Google put on a display of APIs for use in automated image analysis and categorization -- and for the translation of 103 languages. The company joins AWS and Microsoft in offering more of these services through the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/16/2016
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Successful Analytics Is All About The Infrastructure: Podcast
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Claudia Imhoff shares insights on what a modern business needs from its analytics infrastructure and how IT departments can get from where they are to where the business needs them to be.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/16/2016
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Chief Data Officers: More Report To CEO Than CIO
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
A Gartner survey of chief data officers found that 30% of them are now reporting to the CEO. Also, many companies are creating a new Office of the CDO with its own staff, budget, and responsibilities separate from IT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/14/2016
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Cisco: Cloud-Native Apps Will Dominate By 2020
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Big data, IoT, and other applications are changing cloud computing, according to Cisco's sixth annual Global Cloud Computing Index. The report finds that cloud traffic will represent 92% of all data center traffic by 2020, and that companies will build 485 hyperscale data centers in the next three years.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/14/2016
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Google's Urs Holzle: Moore's Law Is Ending
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google's Urs Holzle says cloud suppliers won't be able to bank the gains of Moore's Law much longer and will have to eke out advances elsewhere.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/10/2016
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What Can IT Professionals Learn From New AWS VP?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
In October, Adrian Cockcroft became VP of cloud architecture at Amazon Web Services (AWS). His career, which includes a long stint at Sun Microsystems and groundbreaking infrastructure work at Netflix, offers a range of lessons for IT professionals looking to fine-tune their own career goals in an era of digital transformation.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/10/2016
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Poll: What Are Your Data And Analytics Priorities For 2017?
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
As your IT organization and enterprise prepare technology budgets for 2017, what data and analytics topics are at the top of your priority list? Answer our Flash Poll and let us know -- and find out the results so far.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/9/2016
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