IDG Contributor Network: Challenges in realizing the promises of the holistic edge

Cloud providers such as Amazon, Google, Facebook and Microsoft are already rolling out distributed cloud infrastructure. Whilst the central cloud is established as an integral part of current and future networks, there are key issues that make the central cloud simply not the solution to several use cases. Latency, also known as the Laws of […] Read more »

Google’s Cloud SQL Update Promises More Flexibility, Faster Speed

Google says that the latest version of its Cloud SQL is more than seven times faster, and can scale better, than the previous generation. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Healthcare CIO advocates a faster move to the cloudHealthcare CIO advocates a faster move to the cloudHealthcare CIO advocates a faster move to the cloudHealthcare CIO advocates a […] Read more »

With Cloud Dataproc, Google promises a Hadoop or Spark cluster in 90 seconds

Getting insights out of big data is typically neither quick nor easy, but Google is aiming to change all that with a new, managed service for Hadoop and Spark. Cloud Dataproc, which the search giant launched into open beta on Wednesday, is a new piece of its big data portfolio that’s designed to help companies […] Read more »