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AWS Building Massive Data Center In India
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
AWS is planning to build a massive data center in India to help expand its cloud computing services to customers there and around the world.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/30/2015
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IoT Makes Motorcycles, Helmets Safer, Smarter
Susan Fourtané, Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher
Commentary
Most of the IoT discussion has focused on connected cars, but motorcycles and other vehicles are getting into the market with surprising results.
By Susan Fourtané Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher, 6/30/2015
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Google Wants You To Be Healthy
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
An assortment of cloud-based data-collecting and data-analysis tools aimed at health practitioners, researchers, and individuals offers ideas for any enterprise looking to maximize cloud computing.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/29/2015
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Linux Foundation Funds Internet Security Advances
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative has selected three security-oriented projects to receive a total of $500,000 in funding.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/25/2015
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Windows 2003 Server End Of Support: What IT Needs To Know
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Many systems administrators will look at migrating from Windows Server 2003 as a daunting task. It should instead be seen as a chance to review your hardware, software, and deployment options. Here are seven things you need to know.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/25/2015
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Docker To Defang Root Privilege Access
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Docker’s upcoming 1.8 release will answer security concerns by separating a running container's root privilege from that of its owner to avoid the owner becoming a "Superuser."
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/24/2015
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Snowflake Launches Virtual Data Warehouses On AWS
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Snowflake, led by former Microsoft exec Bob Muglia, offers a virtual data warehouse system on Amazon's cloud. Pay for only what you use.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/24/2015
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Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/23/2015
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Docker Adds Container Networking, Deployment Options
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Docker gives its container platform a DevOps flavor with multi-host networking and the ability to deploy into the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/2015
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Docker, CoreOS Bury The Hatchet For Container Spec
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Container rivals Docker and CoreOS, plus 18 other organizations, link arms behind a common container specification.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/22/2015
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VMware Brings More Tools To Docker Development
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware courts Docker-oriented developers with a developer hypervisor, AppCatalyst, and deployment workflow, Bonneville.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/22/2015
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IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/22/2015
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IBM Takes Bluemix To Europe Via Sogeti
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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IBM allies with major European IT-advising partner Sogeti to offer the Bluemix platform to developers in 15 countries.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/19/2015
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Oracle's Financials Detail Its Cloud Computing Future
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
For IT professionals, as well as the CIOs who sign off on expensive Oracle technology, the company’s new cloud strategy is a sea change worth watching.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/18/2015
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10 Online Cloud Computing Courses To Get Ahead
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Cloud is the talk of the IT industry. Check out these online courses to give you the knowledge you need to take advantage of the trend.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/17/2015
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Joyent Ready To Run Multi-Tenant Containers Without VMs
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
If nothing else, Joyent is conducting an experiment on whether hundreds of containers may be run in close proximity on a host from a wide variety of unknown customers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/2015
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VMware Launches Mobile Identity Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware's new Identity Management product taps into its AirWatch acquisition to offer a single sign-on system for mobile device management.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/2015
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Amazon Adds Supersize General-Purpose Servers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon Web Service expanded its virtual server offerings again with M4s, a much larger version of its general-purpose M3s.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/15/2015
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Cloud Whispering: Beyond Force-Feeding IT Staff
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Are there still doubters in your IT organization when it comes to cloud computing? It's not unusual. Here are more tips to help overcome that doubt.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 6/15/2015
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IBM Bets On Apache Spark As 'The Future Of Enterprise Data'
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
The key problem Spark resolves is access to data across the enterprise. IBM initiatives include providing courses to train 1 million data scientists and engineers to use it.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/15/2015
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