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It’s Time for Enterprises to Stop Distracting their Developers

In this contributed article, Kieron-Sambrook Smith, Chief Commercial Officer for Platform.sh, discusses why enterprises tend to lose the forest (business goals) for the trees (container management), and the strategies they can implement to stop distracting their developers from doing what they do best: writing killer code.

Enterprises Seek to Improve Technological Infrastructure and Cloud Hosting Processes for Supporting AI

Today we continue the insideBIGDATA Executive Round Up, our annual feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the big data industry, and where it is headed. In today’s discussion, our panel of experienced big data executives – Ayush Parashar, Co-founder and Vice President of Engineering for Unifi Software, Robert Lee, Vice President & Chief Architect, Pure Storage, Inc., and Oliver Schabenberger, COO & CTO at SAS – discusses enterprises seeking to improve their technological infrastructure and cloud hosting processes for supporting their AI, machine learning, and deep learning efforts.

Global Survey: Maturity of the Technology Spurs Cloud Adoption More than Business Drivers or Culture Change

Business goals are not enough to compel companies to move to the cloud—rather, it is the maturity, flexibility and reliability of cloud technology that are driving companies to increase and expand their adoption, according to the latest report released today by the Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of a family of open source projects including Cloud Foundry Application Runtime, Cloud Foundry Container Runtime, and Cloud Foundry BOSH.

YotaScale Announces Autonomous Cloud Operations Platform

YotaScale, a leader in Autonomous Cloud Operations, announced the general availability of its customer-proven, AI-powered cloud operations platform. YotaScale delivers Autonomous Cloud Operations with a platform that provides intelligent, actionable insights to cloud operations, allowing teams to take ever-changing application needs into account and optimize the infrastructure to meet business needs.

New Update for Oracle Autonomous Database to Secure Data and Accelerate Innovation

Today Oracle previewed significant new capabilities and deployment options for Oracle Autonomous Database. The new features illustrate Oracle’s continuing commitment to its global cloud customers, who rely on the database to run their mission-critical systems.

SAP Helps Business Users Make Fast, Confident Decisions with One Simple Cloud for All Analytics

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced SAP Analytics Cloud is now available with new machine learning features to uncover correlations in an organization’s data and help users make faster, more confident decisions.

Gain In-demand Cloud, Data, and Machine Learning Skills with the Full Google Cloud Suite of Learning Programs on Coursera

Online learning leader Coursera now offers the full Google Cloud suite of programs on their learning platform. Learners can enroll in Google Cloud courses and Specializations to access top-quality cloud training. All courses include free hands-on labs to provide practical experience.

Net Neutrality and Impact on Cloud Computing

In this contributed article, Founder, President, and CEO of Atlantic.Net, discusses the recent FCC announcement on net neutrality and how it will impact cloud computing as we know it.

Bitfusion Flex Announces Support for Xilinx FPGAs on AWS F1 Instances

Bitfusion announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers can deploy deep learning workspaces and inference on AWS F1 FPGA instances with Bitfusion Flex.

NVIDIA GPU Cloud Now Available to Hundreds of Thousands of AI Researchers Using NVIDIA Desktop GPUs

NVIDIA announced that hundreds of thousands of AI researchers using desktop GPUs can now tap into the power of NVIDIA GPU Cloud (NGC) as the company has extended NGC support to NVIDIA TITAN.