From the Internets: Spotlight on Oracle: Enterprise High-Productivity Application Platform as a Service

Spotlight on Oracle – Highlights new research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle.Paul Vincent and his colleagues just published the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise High-Productivity Application Platform as a…

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From the Internets: If software eats everything, are network engineers on the menu?

If you’re a network engineer, don’t rush out and learn a programming language. To compete in the new world of software-defined networking, it might be more important to start thinking like a programmer.

That was one of the ideas that emerged this week from an Open Networking User Group debate that generated healthy feedback from users in the audience.

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From the Internets: Google Cloud growth is outpacing the company’s ad business

Google is still an advertising company, but the tech titan’s cloud business is growing faster than its advertising revenue. That’s one of the key take-aways from the company’s first quarter earnings report released Thursday.

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Amazon Web Services vs. Microsoft Azure vs. Google Cloud Platform
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From the Internets: The 3 biggest mistakes to avoid in cloud migrations

I’ve heard many times that if you’re not making mistakes, you’re not making progress. If that’s true, we’re seeing a lot of progress made this year in cloud migrations!

Here are the three errors that I see enterprises repeatedly committing.

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From the Internets: Barriers to Hybrid Cloud Onboarding: A Large Enterprise View

I moderated a panel at the Open Networking User Group meeting held at UCSF Mission Bay San Francisco on April 26th, 2017, where the topic was Enterprise Workload Onboarding Challenges in Hybrid Cloud Environments. The panelists were Nivesh Gopathi of The Gap, Inc, Carlos Matos of Bank of America, Bruce Pinsky of Intuit, and Shafeeq Shaikh of GE Digital and Harmen Van der Linde of Citi.

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