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Kubernetes 1.15 releases with extensibility around core Kubernetes APIs, cluster lifecycle stability, and more!

Yesterday, the Kubernetes team announced the release of Kubernetes 1.15, which consists of 25 enhancements, including 2 moving to stable, 13 in beta, and...
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MongoDB announces new cloud features, beta version of MongoDB Atlas Data Lake and MongoDB...

Yesterday, the team at MongoDB announced new cloud services and features that will offer a better way to work with data. The beta versions...
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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...
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...
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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...
Boring software - should we value it more?

Google Cloud went offline taking with it YouTube, Snapchat, Gmail, and a number of...

Update: The article has been updated to include Google's response on Sunday's disruption service. Over the weekend, Google Cloud suffered a major outage taking down...
Liz Fong-Jones is leaving Google

G Suite administrators’ passwords were unhashed for 14 years, notifies Google

Today, Google notified its G Suite administrators that some of their passwords were being stored in an encrypted internal system unhashed, i.e., in plaintext,...

Introducing DataStax Constellation: A cloud platform for rapid development of Apache Cassandra-based apps

At the first day of Accelerate 2019, DataStax unveiled DataStax Constellation, a modern cloud platform specifically designed for Apache Cassandra. DataStax is a leading...
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GKE Sandbox : A gVisor based feature to increase security and isolation in containers

During the Google Cloud Next ‘19, Google Cloud announced the beta version of GKE Sandbox, a new feature in Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). Yesterday,...