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Content tagged with Cloud posted in December 2016
Killing 'Zombies' Achieves Greatest Gain In Data Center Efficiency
News  |  12/29/2016
The Uptime Institute has estimated the gains from eliminating 'zombie' servers and implementing a data center management system versus doing nothing.
eBay Container Management Tool Works With Kubernetes
News  |  12/28/2016
eBay wants to expand its use of Docker containers and has composed a tool, TessMaster, to help them run on Kubernetes cluster management.
Will Cloud Service Prices Go Up in 2017?
Commentary  |  12/28/2016
Competition and price cutting might be good for cloud customers, but the glory days of low prices might not make it into 2017.
There’s No 'Thing' You Can Do to Be Agile
Commentary  |  12/27/2016
The Agile concept isn't just about IT and development, but about a mindset that has to extend throughout the business.
At AWS, 'Enterprise Strategy' Consists Of Helping Migrations
News  |  12/21/2016
Head of Enterprise Strategy Stephen Orban describes how AWS will try to assist more enterprise workloads in a move to the cloud.
GPU Hardware Powers MapD Big Data Management
News  |  12/21/2016
When it comes to clickstream data, server log analysis or machine learning, there's a likely GPU-based system in IT's future.
The Cloud May Finally be Ready for Your Legacy Apps
Commentary  |  12/21/2016
If you've been holding off your legacy application migration to the cloud over fear of support and migration issues, 2017 may very well be the time to look at your options.
Self-Service Access, Cloud Drive Big Data Value
News  |  12/20/2016
Data governance has emerged as a top concern, and business intelligence remains the top workload for big data technology Hadoop, according to the third edition of the Big Data Maturity Survey.
Docker Move Brings Universal Container Operations A Step Closer
News  |  12/16/2016
Docker has contributed a component of Docker Engine, Containerd, to the community; it will provide a key element of a universal runtime.
10 Tech Companies That Stole the Spotlight In 2016
Slideshows  |  12/14/2016
A look back how companies like Google and newer players on the scene like Docker changed the IT landscape this year.
Leveraging Open Source Reference Architectures Allows You To Give And Take From Broader Expertise
Partner Perspectives  |  12/14/2016
Many standard storage server manufacturers have participated in the development of reference architectures, providing great insight into how to best deploy their servers for each of your company's use cases.
Multi-Cloud Management: What to Realistically Expect in 2017
Commentary  |  12/14/2016
Learn what you should realistically expect from your multi-cloud management solution in 2017 -- and what you may have to wait for until 2018 and beyond.
Trulia Pursues Data-Driven Transformation, Cloud Migration
News  |  12/13/2016
Trulia transformed its data stack to accommodate real-time high-volume data collection, and to provide customers with recommendations. Now, to gain greater reliability and elasticity, the organization plans to migrate its data operations to AWS.
Brooks Brothers In Style As It Moves To Cloud
News  |  12/13/2016
With operations depending on SAP HANA, Brooks Brothers management wanted a minimum of downtime in its move to AWS cloud.
Amazon CTO Vogels: 'We're in the pain management business'
News  |  12/12/2016
At AWS ReInvent, Werner Vogels looks back on how Amazon Web Services got to where it is, and where it's going next.
IT Headed For Fundamental Changes, SIM Survey Shows
News  |  12/8/2016
IT organization budgets look happy and positive on the surface, but there's less money for maintenance and more for cloud and software development. The signs point to tumultuous times ahead.
Amazon Tests New Retail Consumer Checkout System
News  |  12/8/2016
A store in downtown Seattle lets shoppers pull items off shelves and exit the store, with the cost of the items automatically added to their account.
Trainline Tosses Exadata, Takes Oracle Into The Cloud
News  |  12/6/2016
Trainline migrates to the cloud, takes Oracle database applications with it for performance faster than Exadata's.
How Cloud Is Changing IT Investment Planning
Commentary  |  12/6/2016
IT roadmaps are shifting as technologies like cloud, containers, and software-defined infrastructure change where and how enterprise resources are consumed and managed.
AWS Smooths Developers' Path To Cloud, Enterprise To Follow?
News  |  12/6/2016
Amazon Web Services is filling the gaps in its software development/deployment process in a bid to attract enterprise developers.
Building MySQL DBaaS on OpenStack And Ceph Clouds
Partner Perspectives  |  12/5/2016
A cloud-based database-as-a-service offering can relieve the overwhelming burden of supporting today's scale of computing with yesterday's architectures.
FINRA Commits Mission-Critical App To Amazon Cloud
News  |  12/2/2016
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.
Law Firm Drinker Biddle Leverages Analytics
News  |  12/1/2016
Law firm Drinker Biddle has set up an information governance and eDiscovery analytics practice, and it's helped clients speed up litigation and regulatory compliance investigations. The firm's chief data scientist shares details about the practice in this interview


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