Microsoft buys jClarity to boost Java on Azure

With its acquisition of Java support services company jClarity, Microsoft is making a play to optimize Java workloads on its Azure cloud platform. Microsoft calls jClarity the leading contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project, which provides free, open source OpenJDK binaries. Microsoft has been a sponsor of AdoptOpenJDK, which has provided binaries for both Windows and… Continue reading Microsoft buys jClarity to boost Java on Azure

Where did all the cloud computing thought leaders go?

I’m not citing studies that demonstrate a diminished number of thought leaders in the cloud computing space—this is only my impression. However, if you’re honest with yourselves, most of you will note a big difference between the amount of new thinking around cloud computing these days compared to the amount in 2010.  What happened? A… Continue reading Where did all the cloud computing thought leaders go?

What is IaaS? Infrastructure-as-a-service explained

Cloud computing isn’t one monolithic type of offering, but an assortment of services aimed at meeting the various IT needs of an organization. One such service provided via the cloud is infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), which delivers virtualized computing resources to organizations typically via the internet. IaaS is one of main types of cloud services, along with… Continue reading What is IaaS? Infrastructure-as-a-service explained

How to do real-time analytics across historical and live data

Today’s analytical requirements are putting unprecedented pressures on existing data infrastructures. Performing real-time analytics across operational and stored data is typically critical to success but always challenging to implement. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) from InfoWorld Big Data https://ift.tt/31CzJff via IFTTT