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At Hannover Messe, one of the largest industrial automation trade shows, Linux Foundation announced a new open source project, EdgeX Foundry, which aims to unify various standards related to IoT and Edge Computing. Edge Computing bridges IoT devices and the Public Cloud platforms throu...
This piece is the latest in a series, called “Machine Learning Is Not Magic,” covering how to get started in machine learning, using familiar tools such as Excel, Python, Jupyter Notebooks and cloud services from Azure and Amazon Web Services. Check back here each Friday for future ins...
Microsoft has added new capabilities to its Internet of Things platform making it one of the first to support emerging industrial use cases such as Edge Analytics and device management. Microsoft is one of the few companies to deliver end-to-end IoT capabilities covering the entire spe...
This piece is the latest in a series, called “Machine Learning Is Not Magic,” covering how to get started in machine learning, using familiar tools such as Excel, Python, Jupyter Notebooks and cloud services from Azure and Amazon Web Services. Check back here each Friday for future ins...
DigitalOcean is an affordable cloud computing platform for developers. With presence across America, Asia, and Europe, it is one of the fastest growing public cloud services company. Kubernetes is also gaining ground, in the container orchestration ecosystem. Many businesses are consid...
Machine Learning, Edge Computing and Serverless are the three key technologies that will redefine the Cloud Computing platforms. Machine Learning (ML) is becoming an integral part of modern applications. From the web to mobile to IoT, ML is powering the new breed of applications throug...
This piece is the latest in a series, called “Machine Learning Is Not Magic,” covering how to get started in machine learning, using familiar tools such as Excel, Python, Jupyter Notebooks and cloud services from Azure and Amazon Web Services. Check back here each Friday for future ins...
Top public cloud vendors want you to store massive data sets in their platforms to run complex Machine Learning algorithms. Apart from offering affordable compute and storage services based on pay-as-you-go pricing model, they are also luring the customers by bringing the latest GPU te...
This piece is the first in a series, called “Machine Learning Is Not Magic,” covering how to get started in machine learning, using familiar tools such as Excel, Python, Jupyter Notebooks and machine learning cloud services from Azure and Amazon Web Services. Check back here each Frida...
The cloud computing industry is going through a gradual shift towards becoming an intelligent cloud. While compute, storage, and networking continue to be the revenue spinners for cloud vendors, it is Machine Learning that is becoming the focal point of the contemporary cloud. Here are...
The cloud as we know it is going through a massive transformation. What started as an on-demand subscription service for consuming compute, storage, and the network is no more the same. The compute component of the cloud has become table stakes for the vendors in the infrastructure bus...
When it comes to public cloud, Amazon and Microsoft enjoy the mindshare of enterprise decision makers. While Amazon’s AWS is considered the category leader, Microsoft has not left any stone unturned to become a cloud-first company. Given the breadth and depth of the portfolio, industry...
In 2008, when Amazon decided to expose virtual machines as a service, which was controlled and managed through an API, it was considered revolutionary. Dubbed as Amazon EC2, it paved the way for the emergence of the fastest growing cloud services delivery model, Infrastructure as a Ser...
After a long time, one device that excited me the most is the custom Edge Server that I assembled. It’s a DIY Intel NUC kit powered by a Dual Core i5 processor, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 500 GB SSD + 500GB M.2 SSD. This powerhouse is only twice the size of a Raspberry Pi but acts
Last week at the Cloud Next event, the annual user conference for developers and customers, Google’s leadership team articulated the vision and the roadmap for its cloud business. With over 10,000 attendees, the event resembled Google I/O – the most popular developer conference hosted ...
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced that it is adding the gRPC open source protocol to its existing list of projects. The Technical Oversight Committee voted for gRPC, making it the sixth project managed by the foundation. gRPC was originally developed by Google as a...
When it comes to public cloud-based IoT platforms, Amazon and Microsoft have fierce competition from an unexpected corner – IBM. While the company hasn’t seen much traction with SoftLayer (IaaS), and Bluemix (PaaS), it’s upping the ante on IoT and Cognitive Computing. IBM Watson is slo...
RightScale, the multi-cloud management company, does an annual survey of enterprises and SMBs to identify the trends in adopting the cloud. The State of the Cloud report, which summarizes the findings of the survey, reflects the current pulse of the market. Over the last few years, it ...
Apache Kafka is fast becoming the preferred messaging infrastructure for dealing with contemporary, data-centric workloads such as Internet of Things, gaming, and online advertising. The ability to ingest data at a lightening speed makes it an ideal choice for building complex data pro...
When it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), many developers think in terms of microcontrollers, system-on-chip boards, single-board computers, sensors, and various other electronic components. While devices are undoubtedly the foundation of IoT, the core value of a connected solutio...
When it comes to the cloud, it is not just Amazon that’s making waves. DigitalOcean, the New-York based startup is one of the fastest growing cloud platforms in the market. Startups and developers love DigitalOceanfor its simplicity, features, performance, and predictable pricing model...
With the industry experiencing massive adoption of the public cloud, it is clear that the enterprises have crossed the cloud chasm. Some of the most skeptic CXOs from the financial and public sector domains are now convinced about the value of cloud. With cloud computing becoming mains...
An open source project driven by IBM and Adobe, Apache OpenWhisk is a robust Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) platform that can be deployed in the cloud or within the data center. When compared to other serverless projects, OpenWhisk is a robust, scalable platform designed to support thou...
Serverless computing is not only the latest buzz word of the industry, but also one of the fastest growing cloud service delivery models. Amazon, Google, IBM, and Microsoft offer serverless computing models in their respective public cloud environments. During the last two quarters, we...
An open source serverless platform from IBM, OpenWhisk is available in two modes, hosted and on-premises. Developers can easily get started with it for implementing event-driven, loosely coupled functions. IBM along with Adobe has submitted OpenWhisk to Apache Software Foundation, and ...
Containers are leading us into the third wave of computing where the fundamental unit of computing is shifting from virtual machines to containers. With the core infrastructure including hypervisors, operating systems, and management software getting optimized for containers, the next ...
The IT industry is experiencing the third wave of computing. The first wave was driven by the PC and x86 server revolution where inexpensive, commodity hardware started replacing the large, monolithic mainframes. The second revolution was ushered in the form of virtualization in which ...
At The New Stack, we covered various strategies for running stateful workloads on the Kubernetes container orchestration engine. This article takes a practical, hands-on approach to deploying a highly available WordPress application in Kubernetes based on the strategies and best practi...
At CES 2017, Microsoft announced that it is building a platform to enable automobile manufacturers to deliver connected car experiences to customers. Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform is a set of services that is integrated with Azure, Cortana, Office 365, Power BI, and Skype. In th...
When Amazon introduced serverless computing through AWS Lambda in 2014, no one expected it to become an alternative computing model to virtual machines and containers. But since its launch, Lambda has evolved to become a key component of AWS compute services portfolio. Deeper integrati...
Cognitive computing is the ability to simulate human thought process in a computerized model. Thanks to cloud computing and Big Data, cognitive computing has become affordable and accessible to businesses. The availability of abundant compute and storage resources combined with the evo...
This is the second and final part of the series covering the key events of 2016 from the cloud and container world. The first part is available here. Google joins Open Compute Project Facebook-led Open Compute Project (OCP) is getting traction. Google joined OCP in March 2016, and subm...
As we wrap up the year, I want to highlight a few events from the cloud, containers, and DevOps market that will have a significant impact on the industry in the coming years. These events are not particularly related to new investments, mergers and acquisitions, or executive transitio...
Google has launched Android Things, an Android-based device OS for the Internet of Things. Combined with Weave, this software will play a crucial role in Google’s IoT strategy. Android Things heats up the device market with a new OS. Microsoft is pushing Windows 10 IoT to hobbyists and...
Amazon seems to believe in the principle of disrupting its own business before someone else does. After launching various services such as Trusted Advisor that help customers save millions of dollars, it is in the process of pushing a new paradigm that has the potential to become an al...
Storage is one of the fundamental building blocks of the cloud. Over the last few years, public cloud providers have started to offer a variety of storage options to customers. Though it started with object storage, customers now have the choice of block storage, archival storage, and ...
Amazon has unveiled new developer offerings at AWS re:Invent , its annual user conference. Dr. Werner Vogels, CTO at Amazon has announced a set of new features for EC2 Container Service (ECS), Amazon’s container management platform, and Lambda, the serverless platform on AWS. Amazon is...
At the AWS re:Invent event, Amazon has announced a host of new services that highlight its commitment to enterprises. Andy Jassy, CEO of AWS, emphasized on the innovation in the areas of artificial intelligence, analytics, and hybrid cloud. Amazon has been using deep learning and artif...
Internet of Things plays a key role in enterprise digital transformation. With the right level of integration, IoT acts as a crucial bridge between the physical assets and the IT infrastructure. Enterprise IoT improves the efficiency of supply chain management and material resource pla...
The market for personal assistants with conversational user experience is heating up. While Amazon has already launched the next generation Echo in the form of Echo Dot and Echo Tap, Google is busy turning its Assistant more intelligent and smarter than the competition. Starting Decemb...