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5 foolish reasons you’re not using Heroku

If these are the reasons you’re avoiding PaaS and building on AWS, it’s time for a rethink

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best cloud computing software

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for building and managing cloud infrastructure

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What is PaaS? Software development in the cloud

The cloud-provided application development platform provides greater flexibility in tools and less overhead so your programmers can focus on code

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Get started with cloud app dev in Azure App Service

How to use Azure’s PaaS tools to build cloud-hosted apps that run on your mobile devices and in your browsers

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Get started with Azure Event Grid for serverless events

Microsoft extends its serverless Azure platform to handle events via an infrastructureless publish-and-subscribe service

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Build an app with Flask and Oracle Mobile Cloud Service

A step-by-step guide to defining an API with Flask and deploying to Oracle’s mobile back end as a service

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What is ACI? Microsoft’s Azure Container Instances explained

The “container as a service” lets you rapidly create and launch containerized applications, including from Kubernetes, without any overhead and with an easily scriptable set of commands

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Architect has a better blueprint for AWS Lambda deployments

Project handles configuration and provisioning of Lambda functions and related AWS services with a plain-text manifest file

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Ease into Kubernetes on Microsoft Azure

With Kubernetes baked into Azure Container Service, it’s easy to spin up Kubernetes-managed container clusters that tap native Azure services

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8 keys to DynamoDB success

How to ensure that Amazon’s fast and scalable key-value database works for you, not against you

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A cloud in your datacenter? Azure Stack arrives

Microsoft brings core Azure cloud services and subscription pricing to the datacenter, albeit with heavy hardware requirements

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What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now

Cloud computing has evolved beyond basic SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS offerings, as the cloud matures to become the engine of enterprise technology innovation

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AWS Lambda tutorial: How Amazon's serverless functions work

A first-hand, step-by-step look at the ease and simplicity of Amazon's "function as a service" platform

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How serverless changes application development

Serverless architecture and function-as-a-service platforms open a whole new world of simplicity, speed, and flexibility for developers

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Google’s Firebase taps serverless Cloud Functions

Performance monitoring, open source SDKs also highlighted for the tooling

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How Yahoo wrangles its giant private cloud

Yahoo VP of Cloud Services Preeti Somal pulls back the curtain on the internet company's vast private cloud—and offers valuable lessons any enterprise can use

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Red Hat OpenShift adds containers and microservices features for developers

The OpenShift.io collaborative coding environment and new runtimes for common application types help Red Hat build dev appeal for its PaaS

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Microsoft tools coalesce for serverless computing

Azure Functions, Logic Apps, Azure Stack, and .Net come together for the next stage of PaaS both in the cloud and on-premises

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