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Google’s Apigee buy validates API economy

Google’s $625 million acquisition of the leading API management platform provider validates CIOs’ plans to use APIs to build out digital businesses.

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IT must think like an app developer

Given that pragmatic programmers have prized code reuse and “designing for services” for decades (tips enshrined in the 1999 book of the same name), it should come as no surprise that developers have taken to a world of abundant,...

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Say hello to Fedora 24, a Linux OS for a containerized world

Fedora 24 is the first 2016 release from the Red Hat-sponsored Fedora Project, and it made its debut on Tuesday. Included in the software are several key new features for enterprises. Here's a look at some of the highlights.

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PGA Tour bets big on Microsoft mobile, cloud services

Sweeping technology upgrades for fans and employees have the professional golf group building Windows 10 applications and migrating email and other computing tasks to the public cloud.


XML is toast, long live JSON

XML was useful in its time, but it has been supplanted by faster, more flexible formats.

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Get on the cloud bus or get in the clown car

An embrace of cloud a decade ago may have been considered “skating to where the puck was going to be.” Today, anything but going “all in” is like skating toward where your grandfather’s memoirs say the puck might once have been.

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How data virtualization delivers on the DevOps promise

Your data could be standing in the way of getting the most out of DevOps and continuous delivery. It’s also a significant security risk in development — and that’s about to get more expensive


Cloud coding pitfalls: Tips for avoiding big, bad bugs

Sometimes the freedom of loosely coupled cloud-based services makes for a serious bugfest.

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New AWS service helps companies to move their apps to the cloud

A new Amazon cloud service announced Tuesday could help companies with legacy applications have an easier time taking the leap to the cloud.


APIs abound, but challenges remain

Most organizations use APIs to build mobile and Web applications, integrate back-office systems, enable third-party developers, and incorporate third-party services. But IT departments face many challenges, ranging from infrastructure...

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Google goes 'all-in' on enterprise cloud

A group of Google executives this week reinforced the company's commitment to the enterprise cloud — one of its fastest growing businesses — and said it has made more than 300 improvements to the Google Cloud Platform during the past...

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NTT Com adds OpenStack, Cloud Foundry and bare metal option to global cloud service

NTT Communications is adopting OpenStack in its public cloud, and introducing a bare-metal option to its hosted private cloud offering. It is also expanding connectivity and management tools for hybrid cloud environments.


Ansible bridges traditional networking teams and DevOps

Red Hat has added agentless networking automation capabilities to Ansible.

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Databricks debuts free community edition of cloud-based platform

The new edition of the cloud-based service is designed to help you learn to use Apache Spark and build prototypes that can be seamlessly transitioned to production applications on the full Databricks platform.

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Google's adjustable cloud infrastructure services leave beta

Google announced the general availability of Custom Machine Types for its Compute Engine infrastructure-as-a-service offering on Wednesday, giving developers a chance to design their own compute instances to meet particular...

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Microsoft's Azure Stack beta gets new services and DevOps tools

People testing out the public beta of Microsoft's Azure Stack private cloud system have some new platform services and DevOps tools to play with less than two weeks after it initially launched.


2015 in the cloud: A year of big moves

In the latest episode of Cloud Chronicles, Network World's Brandon Butler visits Cloud Technology Partners in downtown Boston to discuss the big news in cloud computing in 2015.

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