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Hey there, it’s your survey analysis pal: me! O’Reilly recently published its 2021 cloud survey, and it’s got some great insights into cloud usage, migration, and strategy. Here are three things I thought I’d look at more deeply: Across industries, organizations are using multiple clouds in a very real way. Organizations seem too ambitious about the …

Researchers using Google Cloud are invited to apply for the second cohort of the Research Innovators program. In December 2020 Google Cloud launched the Research Innovators program to help established and next generation researchers advance scientific breakthroughs through the latest cloud technologies. By providing access to Google Cloud and Google specialists, the program seeks to …

Sunnyvale, Calif., and Cambridge, UK [December 2, 2021]: Hosting the world’s most comprehensive set of freely available and up-to-date molecular data resources, EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) announced today it has chosen Google Cloud as a strategic cloud partner. As part of a new, comprehensive, five-year partnership, EMBL-EBI will tap Google Cloud’s innovative technologies and global infrastructure to …

Media companies now have access to an ever-expanding pool of data from the digitally connected consumer. And over the past two years, as content consumption and audience behaviors have shifted in response to the world around us, direct-to-consumer has only accelerated. As media organizations pivot from third-party to first-party data, this presents challenges with the …

In this blog post I highlight how you can accelerate your application modernization journey by taking advantage of Anthos on bare metal’s support for running on OpenStack. I also introduce the recently published “Deploy Anthos on bare metal on OpenStack” and “Configure the OpenStack Cloud Provider for Kubernetes” guides. I point to different starting points …

According to the results of IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) new global study on cloud transformation there has been a drastic shift in business needs as only three percent of respondents reported using a single private or public cloud in 2021, down from 29 percent in 2019 – establishing hybrid cloud as the dominant IT architecture. The global study, …

Software intelligence company Dynatrace (NYSE: DT) announced the findings from an independent global survey of 1,300 development and DevOps leaders, which revealed the primary challenges organizations are facing as they attempt to keep up with demand for digital innovation. The research highlighted that scaling DevOps and SRE practices is critical to accelerating the release of high-quality …

Half of global IT leaders say they are not “fully confident” in their ability to respond to data, malware phishing, supply chain, ransomware, cloud, IoT and application attacks, according to a new global survey by Rackspace Technology® (NASDAQ: RXT), a leading end-to-end, multicloud technology solutions company. Moreover, when asked about their attack response capabilities, fewer than …

What’s New: As a result of an ongoing collaboration with Intel and Google Cloud to accelerate genomic research, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has optimized its workflows for fast, cost-effective Google N1 and N2 instances. Compared to the initial deployment of workloads on Google Cloud, the collaboration resulted in an 85% reduction in cost …

Predicting the future is hard and risky. Predicting the future in the computing industry is even harder and riskier due to dramatic changes in technology and limitless challenges to innovation. Only a small fraction of innovations truly disrupt the state of the art. Some are not practical or cost-effective, some are ahead of their time, …