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What are microservices? Your next software architecture

Microservices break up monolithic code into easy-to-maintain chunks and are key to the devops philosophy

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The best open source software of 2019

InfoWorld recognizes the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, data analytics, and machine learning

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High performance computing: Do you need it?

As costs drop and use cases multiply, high performance computing is attracting new adopters of all types and sizes. Expanding options include supercomputer-based HPC systems, cluster-based HPC, and cloud HPC services. How can HPC...

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Is hybrid cloud certification right for you?

Hybrid cloud training can help enterprise IT professionals who are trying to optimize private and public cloud resources.

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Dropbox launches Spaces, its ‘smart’ collaboration workspace

Dropbox hopes to become a central tool for employee productivity and collaboration with Dropbox Spaces, which launched alongside several other updates.

IBM brings blockchain to Red Hat OpenShift; adds Apache CouchDB for hybrid cloud customers

IBM continued its Red Hat and open source software integration work this week by adding Red Hat OpenShift support to its blockchain platform and bringing a Kubernetes Operator for Apache CouchDB support into its Cloudant hybrid cloud...

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9 key takeaways from SAP TechEd Las Vegas

SAP seeks to simplify app development on its cloud platform, while helping customers make the most of machine learning.

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How blockchain is helping the coffee industry count beans

Blockchain will enable farmers, bankers, exporters and others to track and trace the shipment of coffee beans from grower to retailer.

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11 key takeaways from Oracle OpenWorld 2019

Autonomous Linux, digital assistants, and closer work with Microsoft, VMware and others were among the highlights from this year’s conference.

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Why Wells Fargo plans to pilot its own cryptocurrency

The world's fourth-largest bank said cryptocurrency will allow near real-time money movement and cut out settlement middlemen, thus reducing costs from fees.

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Oracle goes all in on cloud automation

Oracle adds more automation, business networking, recruitment tools and a plethora of digital assistants to its cloud apps.

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IBM z15 mainframe, amps-up cloud, security features

IBM has rolled out a new mainframe – the z15 – that bolsters the speed and power of the Big Iron and promises to integrate hybrid cloud, data privacy and security controls.

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Atlassian adds free tiers for Jira and Confluence

The Australian software firm is also adding premium tiers for Jira and Confluence users, part of its plan to entice more customers onto its cloud services.

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Hedera Hashgraph launches mainnet, hopes to compete with global business networks

Hedera is a distributed ledger that runs on a new protocol that enables higher transactional throughput than bitcoin or Ethereum and is aimed directly at business use.

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VMware boosts load balancing, security intelligence, analytics

VMware has added new features to its core networking software that will let customers more securely control cloud application traffic running on virtual machines (VMs), containers, or bare metal.

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VMware fortifies its hybrid-cloud portfolio with management, automation, AWS and Dell offerings

VMware expanded its hybrid-cloud offerings with AWS and delivers one with Dell/EMC, and continues to expand its own cloud portfolio with announcements at VMworld.

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VMware plan elevates Kubernetes to star enterprise status

VMware detailed Tanzu which is made up of myriad new and existing VMware technologies to create a portfolio of products and services aimed at enterprises looking to more quickly build software on Kubernetes containers.

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VMware vSphere goes Kubernetes native

A re-architecture of vSphere with a Kubernetes control plane, Project Pacific looks like Kubernetes to developers and vSphere to admins

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