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Google AI Teaches Itself Atari Video Games
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Using a single learning algorithm, Google's AI agent has developed its video game skills to the point where it can beat most human players in dozens of different games.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/26/2015
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Docker Preps Containers For Amazon, Other Clouds
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker introduces three orchestration tools designed to help deploy distributed applications.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/26/2015
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7 Linux Facts That Will Surprise You
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Here are seven things we bet you didn't know about Linux and why it remains a software project of historic proportions.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/24/2015
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IBM Promises Bridge From Data Center To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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IBM said at its Interconnect conference its new services will allow easier shifting between the enterprise data center and public cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/24/2015
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Google Cloud Outage: Virtual Networking Breakdown
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Google's virtual networking software stopped providing routing updates, and customers lost their connections to the outside world.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/20/2015
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Rocket Containers: How CoreOS Plans To Challenge Docker
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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As containers rise in importance for data center innovation, the Rocket project has attracted 50 contributors in its bid against today's de facto option, Docker.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/20/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 Hybrid Cloud Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
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Mixing public and private can deliver the best of both cloud worlds for IT groups that can figure out where workloads work best and address potential security issues.
By InformationWeek Staff , 2/20/2015
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Google: Docker Does Containers Right
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Two leaders for Google's cloud computing services talk about how they use containers in the data center, and why virtual machines also remain critical to their strategy.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/19/2015
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Heroku Expands Cloud Services For Enterprise Development
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Heroku has added access controls and code deployment capabilities to its Platform-as-a-Service, which runs on top of Amazon's EC2.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/19/2015
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IT Career Success Takes Ditching Your Silo Mindset
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
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There are four IT career silos that good IT leaders must help knock down.
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 2/18/2015
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Stop Amazon: A New Era Of Cloud Co-opetition
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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The recent VMware and Google partnership shows how far competitors will go to keep would-be cloud customers from flocking to Amazon.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/16/2015
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5 Cloud Predictions For 2015 From TBR
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Infrastructure-as-a-service has moved toward commodity status, spurring Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and others to add services and specialties.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/16/2015
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Teradata Talks Apps, But Don't Think AppExchange
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Teradata Aster App Center is a collection of app templates, not a platform-as-a-service developer community. Here's the lowdown on 29 apps for six industries.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/13/2015
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First American: Cloud Analysis Points To Savings
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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First American title insurance ramps up Azure spending as Apptio expense metrics show a gain versus on-premises virtual machines.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/10/2015
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Containers Get Ready To Run Critical Production Apps
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Interest in Docker runs high, even among practiced virtual machine users. One big question: Who will provide container management?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/10/2015
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Containers Explained: 9 Essentials You Need To Know
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Containers are the hottest topic in the data center. Here are the essentials that every well-informed IT pro should know and be able to explain.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/10/2015
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Oracle Linux Wants To Be 'Dockerized' Too
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Oracle Linux is available in a Docker container on the Docker Hub, which should aid development and database app mobility.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/6/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 Next-Generation IT Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
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The future of IT is all about integrating key elements such as mobile, cloud, security, and big data. Successful companies will focus on reusable components, data-based security, and automation.
By InformationWeek Staff , 2/6/2015
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Equinix Cloud Exchange: Private Access To Public Clouds
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Equinix is offering Cloud Exchange, where customers can select the cloud they want to connect with.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/5/2015
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VMware NSX: A Cloud Pitch To Sell SDN
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Software defined networking is key to VMware's data center ambitions, so it's selling NSX-as-a-service through the vCloud Air public cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/5/2015
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