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Snowflake Builds Data Warehouse in the Cloud

Snowflake Builds Data Warehouse in the Cloud

At a time when many developers decry the need for a data warehouse, startup Snowflake Computing this ...

Docker Targets Production With New Tools, Services

Docker Targets Production With New Tools, Services

As it moves to become a de facto standard for application container formats, Docker released a batch ...

Goldman Sachs Brokers Container Spec Deal

Goldman Sachs Brokers Container Spec Deal

With a nudge from major customers like financial services giant Goldman Sachs, a group of software vendors ...

Red Hat Survey Highlights Container Certification

Red Hat Survey Highlights Container Certification

Production deployment of Linux application containers may not be meeting expectations, but there is no shortage of ...

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June 25, 2015(0)
At a time when many developers decry the need for a data warehouse, startup Snowflake Computing this week revealed general availability for its Elastic Data Warehouse, a solution designed for the cloud. Headed by CEO Bob Muglia, former president of Microsoft’s server and tools business in partnership with ex-Oracle executives, among others, Snowflake’s data warehouse is designed to combine ... Full article
June 23, 2015(0)
As it moves to become a de facto standard for application container formats, Docker released a batch of management tools, support services and a new on-premise registry for container images this week all designed to speed container adoption in production environments. As more enterprises prepare to deploy container technology, Docker executives stressed they are aiming for “continuity along the ...
June 22, 2015(0)
With a nudge from major customers like financial services giant Goldman Sachs, a group of software vendors said they are coalescing around a new initiative created to establish industry standards for application containers. The Open Container Project was unveiled Monday (June 22) at the start of DockerCon in San Francisco. The effort will be overseen by the Linux Foundation ...
June 19, 2015(0)
Production deployment of Linux application containers may not be meeting expectations, but there is no shortage of industry surveys attempting to pinpoint barriers to adoption. The latest released on Friday (June 19) comes from key container technology proponent Red Hat, which again found building momentum for production rollouts along with lingering concerns about security and certification. Those findings echo ...
June 17, 2015(0)
While interest in application containers continues to grow, with Docker the overwhelming container technology of choice, enterprise adoption of containers in actual production environments remains relatively low, a new survey of the container adoption confirms. The good news for container proponents is that 94 percent of organizations surveyed are either using containers or investigating the technology. Nevertheless, only 38 ...
June 17, 2015(0)
Cards have become mainstream. They are now inescapable across every social network, including being a central part of Google’s Now offering. If this is a new term to you, take a quick peek at your favorite social service and you’ll easily see content is presented in card-like visual elements – small snippets of information that give you an overview ...
June 16, 2015(0)
The latest version of the SAP HANA in-memory database and application platform rolled out this week predictably emphasizes big data analytics while adding greater connectivity to the emerging Internet of Things (IoT). SAP said Tuesday (June 16) its latest HANA release (SPS 10, or service pack 10) attempts to shift more functionality to the network edge where, the company ...
June 8, 2015(0)
The world’s largest and most influential businesses are rethinking how they handle data so they can increase business agility, develop stronger customer relationships, and spur more product or service innovation. A key requirement is to integrate data across different boundaries, including system, departmental, and company boundaries. But the increased use of SaaS applications has accelerated the pace of application ...
May 26, 2015(0)
Using the experiences they gleaned as developers at Flickr, the founders of startup Opsmatic today debuted a real-time data platform and live-state monitoring service built specifically to support the needs of fast-moving DevOps teams. The combination of DevOps and Agile environments creates a complex operating environment that demands real-time visibility and a “single source of truth,” said Jim Stoneham, ...
May 22, 2015(0)
Google moved this week to quell industry concerns that it was throwing its considerable weight behind an alternative application container format by reiterating support for Docker and noting that it has “invested heavily” in the container technology. In a blog post this week, Craig McLuckie, Google’s group product manager, acknowledged a “surprising amount of buzz” surrounding Google’s recent announcement ...
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