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Earlier this summer, marine specialists reeled up a shipping-container-size datacenter coated in algae, barnacles and sea anemones from the seafloor off Scotland’s Orkney Islands. The retrieval launched the final phase of a years-long effort that proved the concept of underwater datacenters is feasible, as well as logistically, environmentally and economically practical. Microsoft’s Project Natick team deployed the Northern …

Keeping track of what’s going on in Kubernetes isn’t easy. It’s an environment where things move quickly, individual containers come and go, and a large number of independent processes involving separate users may all be happening at the same time. Container-based systems are by their nature optimized for rapid, efficient response to a heavy load …

The Microservice Architecture is foggy. No matter what you do, it always seems wrong, and you may hit the wall accidentally behind the fog. With a little knowledge, some people choose to introduce container platforms (such as Kubernetes) to take a step by step; some people choose to wait and see before figuring out what …

DataStax announced the technical achievement and general availability of Storage-Attached Indexing (SAI), fundamentally advancing indexing in Apache Cassandra™. Storage-Attached Indexing is a highly scalable, globally-distributed index for Apache Cassandra available on Astra and DataStax Enterprise (DSE).   Try Storage-Attached Indexing on Astra via the interactive scenario here.  DataStax has also opened a Cassandra Enhancement Proposal (CEP) with the Apache Cassandra project …

Cloudian® announced that its HyperStore® object storage software is now flash-optimized, enabling enterprises to meet the needs of performance-intensive workloads such as data analytics, AI/ML, cloud-native applications and rapid backup and recovery. Compared to competitive flash-based object storage systems, Cloudian’s new solution delivers more than 3X better price/performance. It also features the unique ability to deploy …

However you use Google Cloud services, your data is your data. Our layered approach to security proactively protects your data and gives you control on your terms. In fact, at Google we believe the future of computing will increasingly shift to private, encrypted services where users can be confident that their data is not being …

Migrating your resources and workloads to a cloud platform can seem daunting at first—particularly in a traditional VMware environment. In a previous blog, we showed how to provision networking and connectivity so you can run VMware Cloud Foundation natively on Google Cloud VMware Engine. In this installment, we discuss some additional strategies for migrating to the …

Kubernetes is a container orchestration tool, but its functionality extends far beyond just orchestrating containers in a narrow sense. It offers a range of additional features that—to a limited extent—address needs such as load balancing, access control, security policy enforcement, and even logging and monitoring. Indeed, Kubernetes’s broad functionality has led some folks to call it …

LafargeHolcim announces it will work with IBM Services to further develop the first digital platform for road design optimization, ORIS. The solution can reduce road project costs by up to one-third and carbon emissions by up to half while tripling road durability and usage lifespans. ORIS allows decision-makers, road infrastructure authorities and project investors to improve road construction and sustainability and reduce inefficiencies …

New Relic, Inc., the observability platform company, delivered strategic updates to New Relic One. In a video to customers, New Relic CEO and Founder Lew Cirne introduced a reimagined New Relic One, including a clear intuitive user experience, powerful new capabilities, and simple, predictable packaging and pricing, including a new perpetual free tier to make it easy …