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Cloud content from The Stack


The Stack is moving

To connections old and new,  Coming on board as Junior Editor for The Stack in 2014, I could never have dreamed of the success we have achieved in such a small space of time – at our peak, reaching a global readership of one million. The idea to forge a small editorial team within the… Read More


ConsenSys and AMD partner on blockchain cloud infrastructure

W3BCLOUD touted as ‘first independent cloud computing blockchain infrastructure’ Blockchain heavyweight ConsenSys is partnering with hardware giant AMD and Abu Dhabi-based Halo Holdings to develop W3BCLOUD – a new cloud solution built for blockchain workloads. It’s no surprise that ConsenSys is in charge of software duties for the new platform and that it will be… Read More


Huawei expands data centre efforts with new CPU and servers

Firm determined to expand data centre presence with new ARM-based CPU and servers, despite growing political resistance from abroad Huawei has unveiled its new ARM-based Kunpeng 920 chip, a next-generation chip for servers, despite mounting resistance to its hardware from abroad. Huawei said the chipset, developed in partnership with UK-based ARM holdings, is faster and… Read More


What to expect from CES 2019

Starting Monday, the world’s largest consumer technology fair will focus on AI and 5G amid heightened tensions between Huawei and U.S. Monday marks the start of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which will attract 180,000 tech evangelists keen to get a glimpse on the freshest, most advanced (and often most bizarre) tech concepts, and… Read More


Top 10 Data Predictions leading to zero-latency future in 2019

Just like electricity, we will soon start to see real-time computing become pervasively available and invisible at the same time, writes Madhukar Kumar, Head of Developer Advocacy at Redis Labs The tech industry regularly sees the rise and fall of several hype cycles including the advent of the dot com era to cloud computing, big data… Read More


Cloud computing in 2019: views of the industry

This year’s cloud predictions will be the last from The Stack as we move to our new home Techerati. Many thanks to Chip Childers, Sacha Labourey, Lee James, Michael Wignall, Arthur Viegers and Nigel Kersten for their excellent contributions 2019 is fast approaching and it follows a year of unprecedented change in cloud. Kubernetes has… Read More


DigitalOcean launches Kubernetes as a Service

DigitalOcean has announced the official release of its managed Kubernetes service, following May’s private early access release  KubeCon/CloudNativeCon took place this week, which means that any company doing anything related to Kubernetes, containers or DevOps were shouting loud and proud about all their latest projects and updates. Among the litany of tech firms making announcements was… Read More


Unfurling StarlingX: OpenStack’s distributed cloud for the edge

Inspired by mumuration – the majestic self-organising, self-directed movement of flocks of starling birds – StarlingX backs itself as the open source software solution for the edge. The Stack spoke to two key pillars of the project – Wind River and Intel – to understand why they are pushing the edge open source The stage… Read More


How software-defined networking pulls the strings of multicloud

Without automation or application-level network and security policies, complex multicloud networks would collapse, writes Hussein Khazaal, VP of Marketing & Partnerships at Nuage Networks The multicloud world has well and truly arrived. Organisations today make use of multiple public clouds such as AWS, GCE and Microsoft Azure as well as many cloud base services (e.g. SaaS,… Read More


Kubernetes security flaw allows hackers to infiltrate backend servers

First major security flaw in popular cloud container orchestrator Kubernetes discovered – and it may be impossible to tell if you have been compromised Find any firm at the forefront of digital transformation and there’s one thing you can bet on: it’s leveraging Kubernetes to deploy sophisticated applications that push the boundaries of modern-day application… Read More


AWS gives green light for autonomous and cloud-connected robots

AWS RoboMaker simplifies the developing, testing, and deploying of robotics applications, and allows developers to build intelligent robots on the cloud AWS re:Invent kicked off this week, Amazon’s annual festival of cloud where it showcases its latest cloud products, developments and roadmaps. More of machine learning? It’s safe to say that last year’s re:Invent was all about machine… Read More


Public cloud market: AWS still (comfortably) reigns supreme

Amazon Web Services remains comfortably ahead of its rivals in the public cloud services market, according to the latest Q3 research from Synergy Research Group The research group said AWS enjoys 40 percent of the cloud market and dominates all four of the world’s major regions. Azure is ranked second in three of the four regions,… Read More



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