What’s behind VMware’s Wavefront acquisition?

VMware’s acquisition of monitoring software maker Wavefront for an undisclosed sum is a move core to VMware’s strategy to round out its portfolio for facilitating and managing hybrid cloud environments. It highlights in the need to ensure that applications running between private and public clouds perform up to par. Companies undertaking digital transformations are leaning […] Read more »

On-premises HR users risk being left behind, Oracle says

Oracle is telling customers that the future of its HR platform will be in the cloud. It’s trying to do this without alarming users who host its applications internally. Users of on-premises PeopleSoft and E-Business Suite HR system users won’t be abandoned as cloud use grows, Oracle promises. These systems will get regular updates and […] Read more »

Inscrutable Amazon Bill: Behind It, a $1 Million Savings

When Segment found its AWS bill going up unexpectedly, it did a deep dive to find the cause and realized a $ 1 million annual savings. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Larry Ellison says Amazon is ’20 years behind’ OracleLarry Ellison says Amazon is ’20 years behind’ OracleRide hailing firm Grab secures up to $700 million in […] Read more »

Larry Ellison says Amazon is ’20 years behind’ Oracle

Larry Ellison continued his assault on Amazon during his second keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld on Tuesday. “Amazon Web Services are simply not optimized for the Oracle Database. I’ll go further than that: Amazon Web Services aren’t optimized for their own databases either, as you will see,” he said, while displaying a set of benchmarks […] Read more »

Larry Ellison says Amazon is ’20 years behind’ Oracle

Larry Ellison continued his assault on Amazon during his second keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld on Tuesday. “Amazon Web Services are simply not optimized for the Oracle Database. I’ll go further than that: Amazon Web Services aren’t optimized for their own databases either, as you will see,” he said, while showing off a set of […] Read more »

The method behind Google’s machine learning madness

First there was TensorFlow, Google’s machine learning framework. Then there was SyntaxNet, a neural network framework Google released to help developers build applications that understand human language. What comes next is anyone’s guess, but one thing is clear: Google is aggressively open-sourcing the smarts behind some of its most promising AI technology. Despite giving it […] Read more »

IBM brings Bluemix behind the firewall for sensitive workloads

IBM’s Bluemix development platform is already available in public and hosted private cloud versions. On Thursday, the company announced a third option for customers that need to build apps behind a firewall. Called Bluemix Local, it adds new hybrid cloud app-development capabilities, giving enterprises the ability to build apps securely and deploy them easily across […] Read more »

Look forward to cross-dressing FFVII's Cloud and reason behind remake

Look forward to cross-dressing FFVII's Cloud and reason behind remake … While the game, by nature of its storyline and concept, is dark and carries a rather serious atmosphere, the light-hearted aspects, such as Cloud's cross-dressing, will remain one of the features fans can still look forward to. This time in HD quality … Read […] Read more »