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  • Docker Inc., leave Docker tools alone

    Several new Docker tools are out there: Docker Machine, Docker Swarm, and Docker Compose. They come from Docker Inc. itself, which has has the advantage of being designed by the same folks who developed the Docker container.

    Written by David Linthicum03 March 15 22:07
  • Key questions to consider when evaluating hybrid cloud

    <em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>

    Written by By Jerry McLeod, VP of business development, HotLink10 Feb. 15 07:43
  • An inside look into VMware's new hybrid Cloud strategy

    During the past week VMware has been making power play moves in the Cloud computing market to position its offering as the premier enterprise hybrid Cloud computing platform. As it does so, however, analysts question how well the grand plan VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger has put together stacks up with heavyweights of the cloud computing market, most specifically Microsoft and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

    Written by Brandon Butler04 Feb. 15 06:59
  • Cloud upstarts: Too cheap to trust?

    Hosting provider Atlantic.net launched a $0.99 per month cloud server this fall, which is significantly less expensive than the $0.013 per hour starting price for market-leader Amazon Web Services' on-demand Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) virtual machines.

    Written by Brandon Butler05 Dec. 14 00:18
  • NoSQL takes the database market by storm

    CARFAX, the online vehicle tracking and valuation website, built its first database in 1984 based on technology named OpenVMS. At the time, it was cutting edge for its ability to handle millions of records.

    Written by Brandon Butler28 Oct. 14 05:50
  • 5 tips for building a successful hybrid cloud

    Enterprises are <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2825934/where-giant-companies-are-in-their-cloud-journeys.html">increasingly interested</a> in the cloud, but IT managers are discovering that one size does not always fit all.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin16 Oct. 14 23:36
  • 13 tips to achieve Cloud success

    We interviewed 17 CIOs and IT leaders about their public and private cloud deployments, usage trends, skills requirements, lingering obstacles and future plans. Here are some nuggets of advice from these cloud giants.

    Written by Ann Bednarz14 Oct. 14 23:30
  • CIOs Share Must-Have Cloud Skills

    As the clouds roll in, IT organizations are recasting their tech talent requirements.

    Written by Ann Bednarz14 Oct. 14 22:59
  • Cloud giants do battle backed by distinctly different partner networks

    When evaluating the marketplaces of the big three public IaaS cloud providers - Amazon Web Services, Google and Microsoft - AWS stands out in terms of the maturity of its platform for partners to offer products and services on top of its cloud. But Microsoft, too, has a formidable partner program that could rival Amazon's in the future, analysts predict.

    Written by Brandon Butler08 Oct. 14 21:06
  • Is it time to move your databases to the Cloud?

    Akamai Technologies, an engineering-heavy company that delivers a sizable chunk of the Internet's total traffic every day, is generally inclined to solve its technology challenges in house. Corey Scobie, vice president for Open Platform at Akamai, summarizes the company's default engineering culture and philosophy as, simply, "We should built it."

    Written by John Moore08 Oct. 14 01:48
  • Sorriest technology companies of 2014

    It's so far been another sorry, sorry year in the technology industry, with big name companies, hot startups and individuals making public mea culpas for their assorted dumb, embarrassing and other regrettable actions.

    Written by Bob Brown30 Sept. 14 01:11
  • VMWorld 2014: Winners and Losers

    VMWorld 2014 was a whirlwind. The conference last week attracted 22,000 attendees, more than 250 exhibitors and spread across all three buildings of the Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco over a five-day period.

    Written by Brandon Butler03 Sept. 14 07:02
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