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Microsoft Azure Outage Blamed On Bad Code
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's analysis of Nov. 18 Azure outage indicates engineers' decision to widely deploy misconfigured code triggered major cloud outage.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/22/2014
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MyWebGrocer Taps Power Of API
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Online ad/coupon service uses API tools to provide targeted advertising for retailers and useful information to consumers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/19/2014
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Amazon, VMware On Collision Course
Gregory Ness,  VP of worldwide marketing at CloudVelox
Commentary
At this year's Re:Invent conference, Amazon showcased new features and agility plans that could push it solidly ahead of its cloud competitors.
By Gregory Ness VP of worldwide marketing at CloudVelox, 12/18/2014
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IBM Brags Of 49 Cloud Data Centers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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IBM promised 40 SoftLayer cloud data centers globally by the end of 2014. Through a partnership with Equinix, it's ending the year with 49.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/18/2014
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3 OpenStack Predictions For 2015
Boris Renski, CMO, Mirantis
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VMware customers will surge, Debian will become the vendor-neutral platform, and instability will lose its cool factor.
By Boris Renski CMO, Mirantis, 12/17/2014
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Atlantic.Net Cloud Stretches To The Pacific
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Small, low-cost IaaS provider opens its first West Coast cloud facility.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/16/2014
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SpaceCurve Promises Real-Time Location Insight
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SpaceCurve takes on Oracle and other database vendors with a geospatial platform that brings location analytics to streaming apps.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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Microsoft Gains Allies Against US Data Demands
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Several dozen companies, trade groups, and computer scientists agree that Microsoft should not have to provide data stored in Ireland when presented with a US search warrant.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/15/2014
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DigitalOcean Displays 'Meteroic' Rise As Web Host
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Netcraft survey on world's largest web hosts shows DigitalOcean has risen to No. 3 from 568th place two years ago.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/15/2014
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Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/15/2014
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Amazon Expands OpsWorks For On-Premises Server Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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AWS embraces hybrid cloud by extending OpsWorks server management to systems assigned to run in customers' data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/12/2014
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Cloud Storage's Race To Zero
Erik Pounds,  VP Product Management, BitTorrent Sync
Commentary
The race to provide free unlimited cloud storage can't end well, not for the vendors -- or the customers who believe they have finally found a free lunch.
By Erik Pounds VP Product Management, BitTorrent Sync, 12/11/2014
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Windows 10 Likely To Go Freemium, Analysts Say
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft needs new ways to generate revenue, and a subscription-based Windows 10 version is a likely approach. But consumers may get a basic version for free.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/10/2014
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The Long Death Of Project Hosting Sites
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
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Last month, Microsoft and Google bypassed their own code hosts to post major code projects on GitHub. The once-favored hosts have begun a long, familiar decline.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 12/10/2014
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Box Counters Dropbox With Enterprise Security Initiative
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Box launches Box Trust, a network of verified security vendors, and a new app to secure content accessed from mobile devices.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/10/2014
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Developers See ROI For Continuous Delivery Via Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Developers find the pay-off for DevOps and continuous delivery comes with cloud, Evans Data survey says.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/10/2014
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Docker Is Hot But Won't Eat The World -- Yet
Sebastian Stadil, CEO, Scalr
Commentary
Scalr CEO Sebastian Stadil talks Docker's usability and the pros and cons of using containers in IT, not yet a gold standard.
By Sebastian Stadil CEO, Scalr, 12/9/2014
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Microsoft Partners To Offer Hybrid Cloud Bundle
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft, Accenture, and Avanade join forces to help enterprises migrate and manage applications between public and private clouds.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/8/2014
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Amazon Says Expansion Worth Price
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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After a Moody's credit rating downgrade, Amazon will pay a higher rate to borrow than well-funded competitors, such as Apple, Microsoft, and Google, but says business expansion will pay.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/8/2014
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Senate Bill Prohibits Government-Mandated Backdoors
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Bill represents a response to government officials who want a way to bypass encryption in technology products.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/5/2014
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