Assessing cost, performance, and run time of a typical Spark workload. There’s little doubt that cloud computing will play an important role in data science for the foreseeable future. The flexible, scalable, on-demand computing power...Show More Summary
Dell Inc. hopes its pending $60 billion acquisition of EMC Corp. will make the combined company a favored supplier in the rapidly growing market for cloud computing, where companies tap software programs via the internet.
(Reuters) — High-tech computing company Nutanix has acquired two startups to enhance its data and storage services, as the firm continues to grow its business despite a protracted delay in its initial public offering. San Jose, California-based Nutanix said on Sunday it bought PernixData, a software company that facilitates data storage, and Calm.io, a development and […]
The companies come to places like Boydton for basics like land, water and electricity. Even with low local wages, people are a high-cost item. As small as the staffs at these mammoth facilities are, companies say, perhaps a third of the company jobs will eventually be filled by robots. Show More Summary
There's a lot of confusing terms in the Cloud space. And that's not counting the term "Cloud." ;) IaaS (Infrastructure as a Services) - Virtual Machines and stuff on demand. PaaS (Platform as a Service) - You deploy your apps but try not to think about the Virtual Machines underneath. Show More Summary
IT is shifting from the SaaS workflow applications that characterized the cloud computing era to those that help customers make decisions: the intelligence era. The source of competitive advantage is shifting from code to unique data + self-learning code. Show More Summary
On Monday, Fred Trotter, CEO of a healthcare startup called DocGraph, came into work only to discover that his cloud computing provider, Google, had effectively shut down his company, sending him and his team into a panic. DocGraph,Show More Summary
As big companies race to build oversize data networks, communities are finding that the giant buildings can operate with only about 30 people.
Rackspace has become a partner with Amazon and Azure selling services and helping companies transport data and software to them.
Veritas Technologies wants to explain why cloud computing (for animal veterinary ‘patient’ data records and more) needs resiliency i.e. the ability to provide and maintain an acceptable level of service in the face of faults and challenges to normal operations. Resiliency can apply to a cloud application, a server rack, a network, a storage block or a complete datacenter.
Thin margins, 24-hour customer care, and other concepts were alien to the software industry before cloud came along.
The federal government is now routinely using laws passed before the invention of the fax machine to control dynamic information systems like cloud computing and broadband access. These efforts to...
IBM’s prospects for the second half this year appear to be pegged to its performance in the cloud analytics and computing sphere.
Shares of cloud computing operation Workday (WDAY) are up $3.71, or almost 5%, at $83.36, retaining some of last night’s big jump, after the company yesterday afternoon reported fiscal Q2 revenue that slightly exceeded analysts’ expectations,...Show More Summary
The ability to rent computers and software over the internet, aka cloud computing, has forever changed the computer industry. But that doesn't mean that every cloud startup is a good bet for a prospective employee. So, at the behestShow More Summary
Oracle CEO Mark Hurd talks about the transformative value of cloud computing.
by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “IBM today announced new, cost-conscious, enterprise class, all-flash storage designed to provide small, midsized organizations and global enterprises with primary storage for cloud or cognitive applications and workloads. Show More Summary
Perhaps the biggest change at Microsoft under its gentler, more collaborative CEO Satya Nadella is the focus on cloud computing instead of Windows. Simply put, if Microsoft's customers choose Microsoft's cloud, it doesn't matter what...Show More Summary
As commercial cloud providers increasingly offer computing grants and discounts to the academic sector, how will the commercial cloud reshape academic computing in the big data era?
Cloud computing applications vendor Workday (WDAY) this afternoon reported fiscal Q2 revenue that slightly exceeded analysts’ expectations, and a slightly deeper loss per share than expected, and forecast this quarter’s revenue slightly below consensus, sending its shares initially down 5% in late trading, but the shares quickly turned around. Show More Summary