The cloud infrastructure sales increased over 25% to almost $6.3 billion in the first quarter 2015 as the companies are undertaking more and more workload by outsourcing their IT to the cloud.

According to the analyst firm IDC, the cloud infrastructure market segment registers second highest growth. As a logical consequence, [...]

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The Linux Foundation announced the formation of R Consortium, with the intention of strengthening technical and user communities around the R language, the open source programming language for statistical data analysis.

The new organization R Consortium became an official project of Linux Foundation and is designed to strengthen R language [...]

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The Cloud represents a market where Oracle wants to win. The 24 services launched by the database leader include all the tools companies need to conduct their operations in the cloud and thus should help customers make the move to the cloud.

Oracle Cloud Platform was enriched by nearly 24 new [...]

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The initiative of Cisco Intercloud, a worldwide network consisting of interconnected clouds that the corporation is building along with its partners, has grown now. The networking giant announced significant developments in the Intercloud initiative, which aims to connect the hybrid cloud to being part of a large available and accessible network [...]

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The use of a container is certainly the most disruptive technology in recent years in the world of IT infrastructures. Although Google introduced the container technology about ten years back, it is only in recent years that the containers have taken over, driven mainly by the initiative of Docker.

The open source [...]

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On the occasion of its Ignite conference, Microsoft announced Azure Stack to allow companies to use Azure in their data centers. The company also presented an overview of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016.

Azure Stack will allow companies to run IaaS and PaaS services internally. With its IT management [...]

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Without adequate investment in the new enterprise data center, the development and deployment of enterprise devices and services related to the Internet of Things (IoT) is likely to engulf the companies. The IoT will be a primary driver of investment in technology over the next decade, according to IDC.

The research [...]

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Since the acquisition of Q1 Labs in 2011, IBM has sold its QRadar Security software management technology in the traditional way, through which customers pay one price and download the version they want. However, the company launched two new cloud services that make the technology is available through a software-as-a-service model.

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Businesses will soon be able to perform the same kinds of big data analysis that allows Amazon to recommend books, video games and other toasters to their customers. Amazon has announced the availability of Machine Learning, a fully managed cloud service designed to draw useful information from mountains of data that [...]

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At a time when many businesses see a high value of big data, it is good to start thinking about how to use database administrators and managers of data warehousing for needs of big data.

Oracle offered an elegant solution – extending its middleware Data Integrator, which referred to specialists for database [...]

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To meet the needs of companies for intensive treatment of very large volumes of data, Amazon Web Services announced new instances called D2 based on the Elastic Compute Cloud infrastructure (EC2) and intending to process very large volumes of data through additional computing power.

Amazon said that “with enhanced networking and [...]

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In May 2013, Facebook launched the Open Computer Project (OCP) with an aim to make the building blocks of their own data centers and publicly share under a free license with other companies. The OCP was launched with the aim of reducing hardware costs of Facebook and since then, the company [...]

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MarketsandMarkets, the consulting and market research firm, has estimated that the growth of hybrid cloud will reach about $84.67 billion in 2019. The research examined that the global market for hybrid cloud computing in the organizations is estimated to grow from $25.28 billion in 2014 with a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) [...]

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Cisco announced an extension of its partnership with Microsoft in the cloud and datacenters with the integration of a new technology platform. The partnership aim to offer a new joint technological platform designed to accelerate and facilitate service delivery providers in Cisco’s Intercloud membership, the global network of interconnected cloud environments.

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It is not a surprise: Amazon Web Services (AWS) remain by far the most used public cloud worldwide. According to the latest RightScale 2015 State of the Cloud Report, the penetration rate still rose by three points in twelve months, from 54% in 2014 to 57% in 2015.

But, again according [...]

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Recently the Hortonworks announced that its solution for Big Data the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) is certified in Google Cloud Platform. From now on, the Hortonworks Data Platform can be used with the cloud infrastructure of Google, using the resources of Google Compute Engine and Google Cloud Platform to store, search and [...]

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