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Serverless Roadmap: Hosted and Installable Platforms

The survey conducted for our “Guide to Serverless Technologies” asked a series of questions about the vendors and technologies that we will be using in the next 18 months to drive our coverage at The New Stack. The first half of the roadmap dealt with the platforms and frameworks on which...
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Why the Future of Data Storage is (Still) Magnetic Tape

Studies show [PDF] that the amount of data being recorded is increasing at 30 to 40 percent per year. At the same time, the capacity of modern hard drives, which are used to store most of this, is increasing at less than half that rate. Fortunately, much of this information doesn’t need to be...
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A Deep Dive Into Data Lakes

In the age of Big Data, we’ve had to come up with new terms to describe large-scale data storage. We have databases, data warehouses and now data lakes. While they all contain data, these terms describe different ways of storing and using that data. Before we discuss data lakes and why they are...
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What Serverless Architecture Actually Means, and Where Servers Enter the Picture

Serverless architecture is not, despite its name, the elimination of servers from distributed applications. Serverless architecture refers to a kind of illusion, originally made for the sake of developers whose software will be hosted in the public cloud, but which extends to the way people...
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EKS vs. ECS: Orchestrating Containers on AWS

AWS announced Kubernetes-as-a-Service at re:Invent in November 2017: Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS). Now, EKS is generally available. I discussed ECS vs. Kubernetes before EKS was a thing. Therefore, I'd like to take a second attempt and compare EKS with ECS. Before comparing the...
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The US Again Has World's Most Powerful Supercomputer

PLENTY OF PEOPLE around the world got new gadgets Friday, but one in Eastern Tennessee stands out. Summit, a new supercomputer unveiled at Oak Ridge National Lab is, unofficially for now, the most powerful calculating machine on the planet. It was designed in part to scale up the artificial...
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Recommendations for High-Performance Computing on OpenStack

Over the last year, I’ve been working on use cases with high-performance computing (HPC) on OpenStack. In this post, I’ll offer some considerations about hosting high performance and high-throughput workloads. First, let’s start with the three types of architectures that can be used when hosting...
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To build some consensus around the idea of serverless computing, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation has released a white paper helping to define the term. Swapnil takes a closer look.

There’s a Server in Every Serverless Platform

Serverless computing or Function as a Service (FaaS) is a new buzzword created by an industry that loves to coin new terms as market dynamics change and technologies evolve. But what exactly does it mean? What is serverless computing? Before getting into the definition, let’s take a brief history...
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Building an open ecosystem and accelerating operational transformation is key to the open networking industry, says Huawei's Bill Ren.

ONAP Set to Speed Standards, Network Automation

This article was sponsored by Huawei and written by Linux.com. The 2018 Open Networking Summit (ONS) is almost here. We spoke to Bill Ren, Vice President Network Industry & Ecosystem Development at Huawei recently to glean some insights on ONAP since Huawei is a founding member and top...
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See the Top 10 reasons why you should attend Open Networking Summit NA, happening March 26 - 29 in Los Angeles.

Top 10 Reasons to Attend Open Networking Summit NA

In just 2 weeks, you could be one of 2,000 architects, developers, and thought leaders from over 300 companies coming together to drive the future of networking integration, acceleration and deployment. Top 10 Reasons to Attend 1. Visionary Keynotes Speakers: Thought leaders from Alibaba, Amazon...
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