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Twilio announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Segment for approximately $3.2 billion in Twilio Class A common stock, on a fully diluted and cash free, debt free basis. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2020. “Data silos destroy great customer experiences,” said Jeff Lawson, co-founder and …

Kubernetes is Used in Production by 72% in China At CNCF, we regularly survey our community to better understand the adoption of open source and cloud native technologies. For the third time, we conducted the Cloud Native Survey China in Mandarin to gain deeper insights into the pace of cloud native adoption in China, and …

Rackspace Technology™, the multicloud solutions provider, has announced that its management of Relay42’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) IT infrastructure is supporting the AI-driven data business to deliver up to 500,000 personalised customer data events per second. Dutch-headquartered Relay42 turns data into meaningful relationships customers including Air France-KLM, Heineken, Mazda and FedEx. Speed, latency and security …

We are excited to announce a collaboration between Google Cloud Healthcare & Life Sciences and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to provide free access to one of the world’s most comprehensive public genomic datasets, the Genome Aggregation Database (gnomAD). gnomAD brings together data from numerous large-scale sequencing projects, including population and disease-specific genetic …

IBM and the Overwatch League™, the world’s first global esports league with 20 city-based teams, announced its first-of-a-kind multi-year deal to bring IBM’s cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) technology to esports. A sponsorship component kicks off at this year’s 2020 Overwatch League Grand Finals, which started Oct. 8 and run through Oct. 10. With the agreement – IBM’s first-ever …

Kubernetes has become the de-facto industry standard for container orchestration. It provides the required abstraction for efficiently managing large-scale containerized applications with declarative configurations, an easy deployment mechanism, and both scaling and self-healing capabilities. As with any system, logs help engineers gain observability into containers and the Kubernetes clusters they’re running on and the key …

Equinix, Inc., the world’s digital infrastructure company, and global communications provider Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel, an MSM-listed company: OTEL), announced the opening of their new International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in Barka, near Muscat—the capital of Oman. Known as MC1, the facility is the first world-class, carrier-neutral hub in Oman where carriers, content providers and cloud …

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 …