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June 06, 2018
Microsoft's ongoing détente with the open source community advances with a deal to purchase GitHub, the world's largest open source code repository.
May 08, 2018
Three new tools illustrate Google's strategic approach to its cloud platform customers and echo an old proverb: Set them free, so they can return and stay.
February 10, 2017
Microsoft defends customers' intellectual property against cloud patent trolls under a new program, as open source takes on greater relevance in Azure.
March 25, 2016
IT pros are concerned Docker's meteoric rise will lead to a fall from grace, as it stretches beyond its core competencies to pursue enterprise business.
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OpenStack Cinder has added a revert-to-snapshot function, enabling enterprises to recover from corrupted data sets. However, if the feature falls into the wrong hands, risks arise. Continue Reading
As admins continue to seek more efficient ways to troubleshoot and debug in OpenStack, recent advancements to the platform, along with third-party tools, offer some relief. Continue Reading
As VMware's hybrid cloud strategy advances, OpenStack continues to build out a rich portfolio of services, which revives comparisons between the two platforms. Continue Reading
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The OpenStack platform brings unique management challenges for IT teams. Use this essential guide to break down the key do's and don'ts of OpenStack management in the enterprise. Continue Reading
Enterprises with an OpenStack private cloud can still jump on the multi-cloud bandwagon. But they should prepare for challenges around data management and platform compatibility. Continue Reading
OpenStack offers enterprises increased flexibility, but deployment is tough. Discover how Ansible playbooks can streamline installation and management of the open source platform. Continue Reading
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Enterprises feel a sense of freedom with OpenStack, but management challenges can weigh them down. Use these tips to bolster your management strategy for the open source platform. Continue Reading
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