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8 Cloud Computing Predictions For 2016

While 2015 marked the moment when cloud became the go-to platform for enterprise applications and data, there's still plenty of maturing to go. Here's what we expect to see from cloud computing in 2016.
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Conclusion

While I don't have a time machine that enables me to predict with certainty what the state of the cloud in 2016 will look like, these eight trends that have taken root in 2015 seem to have tremendous momentum moving into 2016. Will my predictions come true? We have a year to find out.

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Conclusion

While I don't have a time machine that enables me to predict with certainty what the state of the cloud in 2016 will look like, these eight trends that have taken root in 2015 seem to have tremendous momentum moving into 2016. Will my predictions come true? We have a year to find out.

(Image: DMC Delorean)

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Charlie Babcock
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12/23/2015 | 6:00:11 PM
Can't containers run on their own in the cloud?
Yes, on number 6, containers are becoming mainstream in the cloud, but it's not clear to me that they have to run in a vritual machine, In the mainstream cloud, that's what they're doing. And I think we want to get to the point where containers run with proper isolation on their own, without a virtual machine. That's the way Google does it for internal operations, and we all like the speed of Google Search.
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