With the acquisition of Nest last year, Google has demonstrated its interest in the field of smart home. At recently concluded Google I/O annual developer conference, the group of Mountain View celebrates a further step forward, talking openly about the Internet of Things.

Born Brillo, a project to connect [...]

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The annual report of research firm Gartner the market for IaaS cloud computing shows that no clear leader (Amazon Web Services) and someone who clearly defies (Microsoft Azure). And then there are all the others. The market is dominated by only a few suppliers, especially by Amazon Web Services, but also [...]

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Some departments in your company do not need cloud computing resources to carry high-performance tasks, right? Because Google has just formatted a service plan for such demands. Google launched Preemptible Virtual Machine, a new cloud service that allows to use computing resources at low costs. The offer is suitable for workloads [...]

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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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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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Google does not skimp on how to attract start-ups on its cloud platform. Recently, the search gaint announced the “Google Cloud Platform for Startups” that offers young people grows by offering $100,000 credit for one year to host all types of tools and services on the cloud development platform from Google.

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Microsoft and IBM are gaining momentum in the market for cloud infrastructure services and pressuring beating Google and Amazon, according to a new study. While Amazon, the market leader in cloud, maintained its position. But Amazon market share is not larger now than its four closest competitors combined, said a report from [...]

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Google sets big jump on the bandwagon with networked home automation and in particular Internet of Things. The Internet giant subsidiary Nest, which Google bought for 3.2 billion earlier this year, aims to re-invent devices for the home that are overlooked, such as thermostats and smoke alarms and turns home into [...]

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Since the official launch of its public cloud Compute Engine, Google had left the door open to alternatives to the traditional virtualization, such as containers. In turn, Google offers a Linux technology container on its cloud platform. After the announcement of its Amazon Web Services support in Docker Beanstalk, the Mountain View [...]

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The popularity of Amazon S3 and Amazon EBS has grown to record levels and continues to grow at a very rapid pace. During the last four years, the object stored on Amazon’s S3 servers increased from 262 million to over two trillion.

With the increase in the scale of storage, Amazon [...]

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If a toast charred, Google wants to know about the future. The Internet giant sets big jump on the bandwagon with networked home automation and in particular Internet of Things. For this purpose, the group absorbs the company of an old Apple inventor.

Google buys the company Nest Labs, Inc., for [...]

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Large enterprises public cloud services like Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure, Rackspace are more focused on providing infrastructure services to cloud computing high performance and flexibility, aimed at those sites and applications that have significant volumes of traffic. The latest to join the party is Google with Google Compute Engine.

After a year [...]

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Google Maps is, perhaps, one of its most influential and groundbreaking services developed by Google.  It’s up there with search and email. Suddenly, the world knew where to go without having to roll up their window to ask someone for direction.

In true Google fashion, they have been upgraded  and evolved in [...]

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Earlier this week, Google announced a significant increase in its infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offer with an increase in the number of virtual machine sizes available to the US and Europe customers from 4 to 40.

In addition to the new types of instances, the company reduced the price of its [...]

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According to IHS, an analyst firm, at the rate consumers are shifting to cloud computing services, the individual subscriptions for cloud storage can reach $500M by the end of 2012. It is also predicting that the rate of growth will be double digit for the next 5 years. IHS claims that the [...]

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