Storage

The Growing War for Online Storage

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Google’s decision to make a terabyte ultra-cheap could drive its rivals into a race to the bottom. continue…

How Does Any Cloud Startup Battle AWS?

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Small cloud-infrastructure providers such as DigitalOcean rely on a mix of cheap prices and advanced features to compete with the major vendors. continue…

Blackphone Designed to Make Crypto Sexy, Simple

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The new SGP Technologies Blackphone is designed to be easy to use, without storing precious metadata. continue…

Cloudinary vs. Blitline: Cloud-Image Services Compared

As Web applications grow in number and capability, storing large amounts of images can quickly become a problem. continue…

Amazon Slashes AWS Prices, Adds Instances in Competitive Bid

Although AWS remains a gorilla in the IaaS space, it faces rising competition on a number of fronts. continue…

Hadoop and Search: A Virtuous Circle

By integrating search with analytics, organizations can effectively create an ongoing feedback loop between the two. continue…

Oracle Embraces OpenStack as Part of Cloud Efforts

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Oracle integrating an open-source IaaS platform is the latest step in its attempt to stay relevant in an increasingly cloudy world. continue…

Business Data Lake and the Dangers of Vendor Lock-In

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Pivotal and Capgemini want companies to bring data into a single “pool” for easier analysis. But that also comes with some risks. continue…

Dropbox Thinks It’s Worth $8 Billion

The online-storage company wants to become more of a business player. continue…

Amazon Web Services Upgrades to Hadoop 2.2.0

The updates also include new versions of Hive, Pig, HBase and Mahout. continue…