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Docker 1.6 Emerges As A Platform
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Several components of Docker, including Engine, Registry, and orchestration tools, have been upgraded together as a platform.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/17/2015
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Microsoft, Yahoo: The Search Party Continues
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft and Yahoo renew their 2009 partnership to enhance the search experience across platforms and boost value for advertisers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/16/2015
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5 Cyberwar Threats Worth Watching
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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Approximately 60 nation-states are presently developing their own advanced cyber warfare programs.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 4/16/2015
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Engine Yard Pivots Toward Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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New Engine Yard CEO Beau Vrolyk is moving the company toward managing Linux containers for developers, with the acquisition of OpDemand.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/16/2015
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5 Salary Enhancing Moves For Tech Workers
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
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Some steps, like being honest about your preferences, might take some getting used to.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 4/16/2015
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Why The Maker Movement Matters To Your Business
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Chris Anderson has found success in what's known as the Maker movement, and he's sure that encouraging the freedom to tinker at work will deliver rewards for any company.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/16/2015
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4 Backup Landmines Waiting For The Unwary
Ratmir Timashev, President and CEO, Veeam Software
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Veeam CEO Ratmir Timashev warns about the pitfalls hidden in the process of conducting regular data backups.
By Ratmir Timashev President and CEO, Veeam Software, 4/16/2015
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HP's Still In Public Cloud, But Where?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
HP's Bill Hilf has rebutted the interpretation of his New York Times statements about the company's public cloud plans, but where does that leave Helion versus Amazon?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/15/2015
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10 Astonishing Email Habits
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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The world's biggest study into our email habits reveals some strange behaviors we might want to consider breaking.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/14/2015
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Docker Raises $95 Million In 4th VC Round
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Goldman Sachs was urged by its IT department to become a Docker investor.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/14/2015
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H-1B Visa Applications Exceeded 230,000 This Year
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Overall, the USCIS received 233,000 H-1B visa applications this year. The agency will grant 65,000 of them. However, several groups noted that the lack of H-1B visas is limiting the potential for greater global competitiveness in the US.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/14/2015
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Microsoft Brings Docker Containers To Azure, .Net Developers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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In an interview, the general manager of Microsoft Windows Servers says two types of containers will run under the next version of Windows Server, with Docker functionality.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/13/2015
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Epic On EHR Interoperability: Not A '1-Time Project'
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
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Epic has ridden the wave of electronic health record adoption to huge success. Now it needs to help drive a wave of EHR data-sharing.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 4/10/2015
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Amazon Launches Machine Learning-As-A-Service
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
AWS's Andy Jassy announced a Machine Learning service at an Amazon Summit in San Francisco April 9, based on the parent retailer's internal use.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/10/2015
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Microsoft at 40: 5 Successes, 5 Failures
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In honor of Microsoft's 40th birthday, InformationWeek reflects on the successes, failures, and lessons learned that built the company as it stands today.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/9/2015
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Workday Brings 'Insights' To Talent Management
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Workday offers Talent Insights app to reduce employee churn, the first of a coming wave of big data applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/9/2015
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'Let's Encrypt' Will Try To Secure The Internet
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The Linux Foundation has lined up financial support for a group producing an easier way to encrypt Web site and mobile device traffic.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/9/2015
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VMware Adds 8th vCloud Data Center, In Melbourne
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware already has one data center in Tokyo, and is considering adding more in Asia. The new facilities will offer Google services through the companies' new partnership.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/8/2015
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Piston Shift Shows OpenStack's Evolving Role
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Piston has refocused on an operating system that will orchestrate containers, big data clusters as well as OpenStack virtual servers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/8/2015
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Stop Bashing IT Operations
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Without great ops, you have no credibility for innovation efforts.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 4/8/2015
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