Creating an open cloud ecosystem has moved Google Cloud into a position of power. But the vendor's ambitious goals may be difficult to deliver.
Stories by Matt Asay
Mozilla recently released a 60-page report calling on regulators to take action to give consumers a “meaningful opportunity to try alternative browsers.”
Despite all their commonalities, the big three cloud providers have some important personality differences that should factor into your choices.
We can argue about the choices tech companies should or shouldn’t make, but at the end of the day, we keep buying what they’re selling.
Maybe we don’t need more data, we just need people who understand the data we already have and its value in a business context.
Once the darling of application deployment, Heroku has been starved of investment and doesn't offer as many alternative deployment options.
Moving off dead-end mainframes to the more nimble cloud is a slow process but one worth pursuing for businesses, one workload at a time.
Legacy software isn't just dusty code on mainframes. It's the stuff you wrote a few months or years ago. Observability tools help find and fix problems.
Security is one of the few things that will survive the budget axe but it’s increasingly clear that we can’t simply spend our way to a secure future.
Google’s huge commitment to open source projects shows in GitHub contributor counts, while AWS’s strategy has been making open source easy for customers to use. Who’s winning?
Legacy database vendors are being swallowed by the developer-friendly combo of cloud and open source offered by new players.
The big cloud providers may be seeing their growth slow, and enterprise budgets may be squeezed, but CIOs are still committed to spending on cloud computing.
What’s the point of open sourcing code that runs at a scale no one can replicate? AI needs collaboration, but let’s think about it differently.
Stay close to free software, either through companies that support open source projects or by contributing directly to project communities.
Multi-cloud may be the answer to the struggle to keep up with the overwhelming demand for cloud resources.