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Questioning cloud’s environmental impact

March 1, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

I recently participated in a documentary called “Clouded II: Does Cloud Cost the Earth?” Please watch it. It looks at the issues surrounding cloud computing, its consumption of power, and thus its potential impact on the planet. The documentary did […]


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AI server market: cloud giants to command 60% demand in 2024

February 29, 2024

Via: Network World

Microsoft, Google, AWS, and Meta will collectively account for over 60% of global demand for high-end AI servers in 2024, according to a report from Trendforce. Microsoft will account for 20.2% of the demand, followed by Google at 16.6%, AWS […]


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Sustainability benefits of cloud computing data centers

February 29, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

Data centers are significant drivers of growth in electricity demand. Cloud computing data centers are large facilities that need an incredible amount of electricity to run and maintain, but there are worldwide efforts to move to more sustainable energy. The […]


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Why cloud evolution needs a cohesive approach to succeed

February 28, 2024

Via: CIO

Many organisations in India are migrating to the cloud, and there is no shortage of cloud providers. But if you want cloud to revolutionise your business, it won’t help to get stuck with a basic cloud configuration that works by […]


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10 tips for speeding up Python programs

February 28, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

By and large, people use Python because it’s convenient and programmer-friendly, not because it’s fast. The plethora of third-party libraries and the breadth of industry support for Python compensate heavily for its not having the raw performance of Java or […]


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SolarWinds amps up observability software with AI

February 28, 2024

Via: Network World

SolarWinds added AI-based enhancements to its observability solutions that will enable IT teams to more easily monitor complex, distributed on-premises and cloud environments from anywhere. The upgrades promise to provide visibility into gaps created when workloads are moved from on-premises […]


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What’s going on with cloud finops?

February 27, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Hey, remember finops? Cost optimization? According to most surveys, it was a big deal in 2023, but you never would have known it, considering the amount of AI noise out there. The State of FinOps is an annual survey conducted […]


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CIOs rethink all-in cloud strategies

February 27, 2024

Via: CIO

After years of marching to the cloud migration drumbeat, CIOs are increasingly becoming circumspect about the cloud-first mantra, catching on to the need to turn some workloads away from the public cloud to platforms where they will run more productively, […]


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Cloud providers should play by same rules as telcos, EU commissioner tells MWC

February 27, 2024

Via: Network World

Network cost sharing — or fair share, as network operators call it — is taking over the agenda of this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The European Commissioner for the Internal Market, Thierry Breton, used the event to detail […]


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Lambda raises $320 million for GPU cloud

February 26, 2024

Via: Network World

AI cloud service provider Lambda has scored a $320 million cash infusion to build out its GPU-based services, which provide AI training clusters made up of thousands of Nvidia accelerators. Lambda is the latest cloud company to offer GPU processing […]


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When cloud AI lands you in court

February 23, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In a recent legal ruling against Air Canada in a small claims court, the airline lost because its AI-powered chatbot provided incorrect information about bereavement fares. The chatbot suggested that the passenger could retroactively apply for bereavement fares, despite the […]


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Cloud waste, hyperscaler discounts shape FinOps priorities

February 23, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

FinOps emerged in response to a critical mass of alarming cloud bills, as enterprises struggled to tie escalating costs to projected efficiency gains, product development and revenue. Practitioners initially focused on equipping engineering teams with tools to curb usage and […]


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Cloud and AI apps take center stage in .NET 9

February 22, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Just three months into the tenure of .NET 8, it’s already time for Microsoft and the .NET Foundation to start laying out their plans for the next release, .NET 9, which is due to arrive in November with .NET Conf. […]


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IT leaders are finding the right balance between on-premise and cloud

February 21, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

A survey of 706 IT leaders conducted by Red Hat for its 2024 Global tech trends report has found that many organisations have figured out the mix between public and private cloud infrastructure. Compared with the previous year’s data, workload […]


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How to Develop a Learning Management System (LMS) from Scratch

February 21, 2024

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Discussions about e-learning projects continue unabated, especially as online education begins to supplant traditional courses, trainings and workshops. This shift includes a growing trend to build LMS from scratch . Distance learning offers two notable benefits: it’s generally more cost-effective […]


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Graal Cloud Native adds Google Cloud Platform support

February 21, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Oracle has introduced Graal Cloud Native 4.2.1, a curated, Oracle-supported build of the open source Micronaut framework, which provides a full-stack JVM platform for developing modular microservices and serverless applications. Graal Cloud Native 4.2.1 was unveiled January 30. Offering out-of-the-box […]


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Why enterprises neglect billions in cloud savings

February 21, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Cloud’s power to digitally transform business comes with a major caveat: access to practically unlimited compute can be a budget buster. Despite a broad enterprise push to optimize spending and commitments from AWS and other major providers to help, cloud […]


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IBM launches professional services for Cisco networks

February 20, 2024

Via: Network World

IBM has significantly expanded its Cisco-focused professional services with new support and implementation options aimed at helping customers build more tightly integrated, better performing networks. IBM’s Technology Lifecycle Services (TLS) group has added support for Cisco’s software defined networking and […]


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Making cloud infrastructure programmable for developers

February 20, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Most developers don’t use infrastructure as code (IaC), argues AWS tech lead Chris Munns. But to those top 10% to 15% of developers who do use modern development technologies such as IaC go the spoils. Even if the audience for […]


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AWS expands free AI training course catalog

February 16, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Tech vendors have poured billions into their AI initiatives, prioritizing the technology across product roadmaps. But it’s a fruitless effort if enterprises won’t jump on board, which puts pressure on vendors to clear adoption roadblocks. As companies deployed new AI-powered […]