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Nearly half (47%) of microservices applications rely on a database according to study conducted by IDC, a leading provider of global IT research and advice, with an overwhelming majority of 84% respondents using a Key-value or NoSQL database for their microservices-based applications. These findings are according to a survey conducted by IDC and sponsored by …

Whether it’s turkey and stuffing for U.S. Thanksgiving, jiao zi to celebrate the Chinese New Year, or mithai for Diwali – holidays typically mean food. The way your food gets from the farm to your fork is changing – and technology is playing a vital role. Robots are already taking orders in burger joints, social …

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here. Disruptive technologies such as blockchain, robotics, and artificial intelligence are opening up countless new opportunities for organizations. This new economy is powered by data – the countless transaction records, customer details, and factory performance information that companies collect via internet-connected devices – so the race is on to use …

2020 was a year like no other, but the silver lining of a changed world brought data quality, speed, and insights to the forefront for businesses. Here’s what’s coming next. In this year of unexpected, often unimaginable events and constant change, some common themes rose to the surface. On the technology front, it became apparent …

Containers are everywhere, and they’ve radically changed the IT landscape. What do you need to know about them? Containerization has radically changed the IT landscape because of the significant value and wide array of benefits it brings to business. Nearly any recent business innovation has containerization as a contributing factor, if not the central element. …

Cloudflare, Inc., the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, released Data Localization Suite to give businesses across the globe tools to address their data locality, privacy, and compliance needs. With Data Localization Suite, businesses can use Cloudflare’s global cloud network to control where their data goes and who has access …

At AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced Amazon HealthLake, a HIPAA-eligible service for healthcare and life sciences organizations. Amazon HealthLake aggregates an organization’s complete data across various silos and disparate formats into a centralized AWS data lake and automatically normalizes this information using machine learning. The service identifies …

While 40% of food in America goes to waste, 35 million Americans (likely even more during this pandemic) are food-insecure—meaning they are without food or not sure where future meals will come from. In addition, food waste has been called the “world’s dumbest environmental problem.” As the pandemic continues, the food system is in the …

Google Cloud announced that the Vera C. Rubin Observatory has entered into a three-year agreement to host its Interim Data Facility (IDF) on Google Cloud Platform. This collaboration will enable Rubin Observatory to make more accurate astronomy predictions and scientific discoveries, ushering in a new era in large-scale scientific computing astronomy workloads. Until the telescope …

In recent months it has become clearly evident, just how crucial it is for IT processes to function well and reliably communicate with patients. Now key healthcare projects have entrusted Retarus with contributing to the success of their vaccination efforts with its Transactional Email Services and Enterprise SMS Services. Following promising advances in the development …