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Global Cloud

AWS expands cloud-based AI training portfolio, adds 2 pro certifications

June 14, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

As AWS races to deploy large language model tools across its cloud services, enterprises are focused on developing the skills needed to deploy the technology safely and productively. AI isn’t new for the enterprise, but generative AI’s natural language processing […]


Cloud Security

Operationalizing CNAPP: Your key to mature cloud security

June 13, 2024

Via: CIO

More and more, we’re seeing businesses shift operations to the cloud. While the pandemic accelerated migration rates as companies sought to better support remote workers, the cloud had been gaining popularity for years thanks to its agility, scalability, and cost-efficiency […]


Global Cloud

Databricks races with Snowflake to open up data catalog source code

June 12, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Just days after rival data lakehouse provider Snowflake said that it would open up the source code to its Polaris Catalog, Databricks is open sourcing its Unity Catalog offering. Databricks’ Unity Catalog, which was made generally available in June 2022 […]


Cloud Security

A CISO game plan for cloud security

June 11, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

As businesses increasingly migrate to the cloud, chief information security officers (CISOs) face numerous critical challenges in ensuring robust cloud security. Don’t believe me? Experts highlighted this at the recent Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit. Gartner projects a significant […]


Cloud Security

Cloud security challenges are growing. Here’s why traditional SOC tools are failing to address them

June 5, 2024

Via: CSO Online

The cloud will become a cornerstone of enterprise operations as IDC estimates that by 2025, there will be over 750 million cloud-native applications globally. Additionally, over 90% of organizations anticipate employing a multi-cloud approach over the next few years. Considering […]


Global Cloud

UK regulators sound the alarm on cloud vendor lock-in

May 31, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

As cloud has become a prime mover of enterprise modernization, regulators have scrutinized the business practices of the three largest global providers — AWS, Microsoft and Google Cloud. Together, the three hyperscalers control two-thirds of the global cloud infrastructure services […]


Global Cloud

Faultless with serverless: Cloud best practices for optimized returns

May 30, 2024

Via: CIO

As enterprises increasingly embrace serverless computing to build event-driven, scalable applications, the need for robust architectural patterns and operational best practices has become paramount. Enterprises and SMEs, all share a common objective for their cloud infra – reduced operational workloads […]


Global Cloud

HPE sets timetable for leaving China as it refocuses investments

May 29, 2024

Via: Network World

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has quietly amended its timetable for divesting its stake in Chinese cloud services company H3C and announced the sale of part of its communications technology group (CTG). “Our priority is to focus on the markets most relevant […]


Global Cloud

Regulators sound out users on cloud services competition concerns

May 24, 2024

Via: Network World

Research by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has uncovered concerns that cloud users’ established commitments with hyperscalers may limit their future cloud computing options. Public cloud infrastructure services were referred to the CMA for a market investigation by […]


Global Cloud

The cloud repatriation tempest in a teacup

May 24, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

The tech industry is buzzing with talk of cloud repatriation, partly due to some articles I have written here. What frustrates me about this industry is the lack of nuance. People make everything seem like drastic shifts. The last example […]


Global Cloud

Microsoft Build 2024: 6 takeaways for developers, data professionals

May 23, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

With AI and generative AI becoming the dominant theme for most enterprise software vendors at their annual conferences, Microsoft’s 2024 version of Build stuck to the norm. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took the stage to summarize his keynote right at […]


Global Cloud

How to build a successful agile development culture – and why your business needs one

May 20, 2024

Via: CIO

To keep pace with the growing complexity of software development, organizations have spent years working to implement agile practices into their developer experience. Agile practices are a set of software development methodologies centered around the idea of iterative development, where […]


Global Cloud

SQL at 50: What’s next for the structured query language?

May 16, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In May 1974, Donald Chamberlin and Raymond Boyce published a paper on SEQUEL, a structured query language that could be used to manage and sort data. After a change in title due to another company’s copyright on the word SEQUEL, […]


Global Cloud

Kora: A cloud-native redesign of the Apache Kafka engine

May 16, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

When we set out to rebuild the engine at the heart of our managed Apache Kafka service, we knew we needed to address several unique requirements that characterize successful cloud-native platforms. These systems must be multi-tenant from the ground up, […]


Global Cloud

AWS boss steps down after 15 years at Amazon

May 15, 2024

Via: Network World

The CEO of AWS, Adam Selipsky, has stepped down from his role as of May 14, ending what Amazon president and CEO Andy Jassy described as a successful three-year tenure and passing the torch to “the next generation of leadership,” […]


Deployment Models, Others

Need GPUs? Take a look at microclouds

May 14, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

As most IT people know, GPUs are in high demand and are critical for running and training generative AI models. The alternative cloud sector, also known as microclouds, is experiencing a significant surge. Businesses such as CoreWeave, Lambda Labs, Voltage […]


Cloud Security

White House wants to hold the software sector accountable for security

May 13, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

The Biden administration plans to pursue a liability framework to hold the software industry accountable for insecure software, according to administration officials and documents released by the Office of the National Cyber Director this week. Federal officials said they have […]


Global Cloud

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 […]


Service Models

‘Maverick’ SaaS spending by workers can waste millions: report

March 1, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is projected to grow 20.4% to total $678.8 billion in 2024, up from $563.6 billion in 2023, according to Gartner. Vertice previously reported that almost three-quarters (73%) of SaaS vendors hiked prices in […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Google Cloud adds vector support to all its database offerings

February 29, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Google Cloud on Thursday said it is adding vector support and integrating LangChain with all of its database offerings in an effort to outdo rival cloud service providers, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, and Oracle. Cloud service providers […]