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Digital Realty, a leading global provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced it has launched Data Hub featuring AWS Outposts.  The Data Hub solution removes data gravity barriers for enterprises by enabling them to rapidly deploy critical Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure at centers of data exchange globally on PlatformDIGITAL®. …

Over the years, several myths have emerged about performance on Android. While some myths can be entertaining or amusing, being sent in the wrong direction when looking to create performant Android apps is no fun. In this blog post, in the spirit of MythBusters, we’re going to test these myths. For our myth-busting, we use …

Or, how can cloud services not be cloud-native? KubeCon EU was great in many ways. One pleasant surprise is that because KubeCon was a virtual event, this led to me having more conversations with various storage vendors and projects than I have had at prior KubeCons. The KubeCon storage channel pulled together a lot of smart vendors …

Text messages and emails from political campaigns are pouring into Americans’ phones and inboxes right now. It’s happening to political junkies, to people who gave their phone numbers to campaigns, and even to people who try to keep their contact information off mass mailing lists. I study political campaigns, including how they use social media …

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 …