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March 19, 2014
Spot instances were introduced by Amazon five years ago, but some AWS shops are just hitting their stride with novel use cases for the instance type.
January 21, 2014
OpenStack projects, including TripleO, Ironic and Rally, aim to improve the setup and scalability of the open source cloud platform.
September 30, 2013
After coming late to the autoscaling game this year, Microsoft continues to add features that appeal to both CFOs and busy DevOps teams.
September 06, 2013
Companies using cloud app deployment tools from startups such as Ravello Systems and CloudVelocity say they simplify the test and dev process.
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