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Digital is the new shiny spoon: Danielle Di Masi Digital is the new shiny spoon: Danielle Di Masi

CIO India's Yogesh Gupta talks with Danielle Di Masi, Digital communications & marketing strategist, about digital adoption and human and technology balance.

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Decoding Digital India: Arvind Gupta

CIO India's Yogesh Gupta talks to Arvind Gupta, Co-founder, Digital India Foundation, on how India is progressing on the path of digitization coupled with government initiatives.

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Microsoft brings Apache Spark, Cassandra, MariaDB to its Azure cloud

Beta tools extend Azure to popular analytics and NoSQL platforms, as well as add devops pipeline support in Git

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Azure IoT Edge brings smarts to devices at the cloud’s edge

Devices on the edge of internet should be able to act on their own, and connect only when needed. That’s what Azure IoT Edge enables

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What’s new in Azure Functions: durable states

New serverless state capabilities in Azure Functions offer an alternative way of managing events and actions

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You want innovation? You’ll have to go to the cloud

For years, enterprises looked at cloud providers to duplicate what existed on-premises. Now, the public cloud is the default platform for innovation

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Where the business cloud weathers the storm

Mission critical apps need special consideration

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How enterprises should use the cloud in China

China is becoming a major cloud-computing consumer, and that means foreign companies will be working with Chinese partners via the cloud. Here’s what you need to know

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Cloud computing, the Rx for health care

Continued margin and cost pressures are motivating the health care industry to embrace cloud architecture

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20 billion IoT devices. Now what?

Latency—the delay in sending and receiving data—has limited the cloud from the start

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Why a multicloud strategy is the way to go

With new cloud innovations in technology, pricing, and partnerships arriving daily, now is the time to embrace a multicloud strategy

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What’s new in Prometheus monitoring for Docker and Kubernetes

Prometheus 2.0 container monitoring system arrives with a more efficient time-series data storage format, better handling of stale event data, and snapshot-based database backups

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NetSuite co-founder Evan Goldberg talks strategy

One year after Oracle acquired the company he helped create, Evan Goldberg sits down to talk strategy.

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Farewell, Frodo: Why we need trustworthy metadata to define our infrastructure

Applying metadata allows you to set policy for areas like security and performance based on precise workload characteristics, even at the scale of the cloud

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REST or SOAP in a cloud-native environment

There are plenty of discussions and comparisons of API architectures using REST versus SOAP. But which is a better approach when building cloud native services and applications?

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How to shift cloud metrics to measuring agility

Cloud metrics have long centered around operational cost savings, but that’s not where the actual value of the cloud is

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How does SD-WAN work?

Learn about the latest networking technology, SD-WAN, which uses policy-based rules to orchestrate applications routing in the cloud. Jerry Kennelly, CEO of Riverbed, describes the functionality and benefits.

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Paper tiger? Alibaba Cloud faces a steep challenge outside China

Alibaba’s cloud is the No. 3 public cloud globally—not Google—and it seeks to displace AWS as No. 1. But in China it is protected from competition through government ties

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