Cloud vendors are who’s powering open source now

By some accounts, the open source world is about to end as evil cloud empires suck the marrow from fragile open source communities, giving little back. This narrative has taken hold, leading some doomsday prophets to preach the end of open source sustainability as we know it. To read this article in full, please click… Continue reading Cloud vendors are who’s powering open source now

Containers: The pros and cons you may not know about

“We are using containers” is the battle cry of enterprises looking to get to the ultimate in performance, scalability, and portability. Well, some of that can happen. But there are limitations as well. Here’s my guidance around what value containers actually bring to the enterprise—and what they don’t bring. [ Compare container operating systems: Alpine… Continue reading Containers: The pros and cons you may not know about

5 reasons data science belongs in the cloud

In a world inundated with data, data scientists help enterprises generate insights and predictions to enable smarter business decisions. Typically, these data scientists are experts in statistical analysis and mathematical modeling and proficient in programming languages such as R or Python. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) from InfoWorld Cloud… Continue reading 5 reasons data science belongs in the cloud

CI/CD as a service: 10 tools for continuous integration and delivery in the cloud

The cloud and continuous integration (CI) are a natural match. While the cloud frees us from the pain of installing and maintaining physical servers, continuous integration automates away much of the pain of building, testing, and deploying our code. If both aim to take work off the shoulders of development teams, it only makes sense… Continue reading CI/CD as a service: 10 tools for continuous integration and delivery in the cloud

IBM preps Watson AI services to run on Kubernetes

Two of IBM’s Watson-branded collection of machine-intelligence services will be available to run as standalone applications in the public or private cloud of your choice. IBM is delivering these local Watson services atop IBM Cloud Private for Data, a combined analytics and data governance platform that can be deployed on Kubernetes.  Ruchir Puri, CTO and chief architect… Continue reading IBM preps Watson AI services to run on Kubernetes