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Cloud and Networking are the two fastest growing technology sectors of recent years. With the latest news from the world of Cloud Computing including the likes of Google, Azure and AWS, as well as the latest DevOps news, the Packt Hub team write about the biggest stories as they develop.

Server

Microsoft finally makes Hyper-V Server 2019 available, after a delay of more than six...

Last week, Microsoft announced that Hyper-V server, one of the variants in the Windows 10 October 2018/1809 release is finally available, on the Microsoft...

VMware reaches the goal of using 100% renewable energy in its operations, a year...

Yesterday, VMware announced that they have achieved their goal of achieving 100% renewable energy in their operations, a year ahead of their 2020 vision....

Dropbox gets a major overhaul with updated desktop app, new Slack and Zoom integration

Dropbox has revamped the traditional cloud storage service and announced a new unified version of its desktop app, the company is calling “the new...
network and security

Untangle releases zSeries appliances and NG Firewall v14.2 for enhanced Network Security Framework

Yesterday, Untangle, a company that provides network security for SMBs (Small and Midsize Businesses) and distributed enterprises announced the release of its zSeries appliances....

MariaDB announces the release of MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.4

Yesterday, the team at MariaDB announced the release of MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.4, which is code named as “restful nights”. It is a hardened...
Salesforce is buying Tableau

Salesforce is buying Tableau in a $15.7 billion all-stock deal

Salesforce, one of the world's leading CRM platforms, is buying data visualization software Tableau in an all-stock deal worth $15.7 billion. The news comes...
Serverless and machine learning trends in skill

Businesses need to learn how to manage cloud costs to get real value from...

This year’s Skill Up survey threw a spotlight on the challenges developers and engineering teams face when it comes to cloud. Indeed, it even...
cloud data center

Joyent Public Cloud to reach End-of-Life in November

Yesterday Joyent announced its departure from the public cloud space. Beginning November 9, 2019, the Joyent Public Cloud, including Triton Compute and Triton Object...

Google is looking to acquire Looker, a data analytics startup for $2.6 billion even...

Google has got into an agreement with data analytics startup Looker, and is planning to add it to its Google Cloud division. The acquisition...
Vilas Veeraraghavan on resiliency and chaos engineering at Walmart Labs

Listen: Walmart Labs Director of Engineering Vilas Veeraraghavan talks to us about building for...

As software systems become more distributed, reliability and resiliency have become more and more important. This is one of the reasons why we've seen...