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OpenStack adoption (by Q1 2016)

For information on OpenStack provided earlier on this blog see: – Disaggregation in the next-generation datacenter and HP’s Moonshot approach for the upcoming HP CloudSystem “private cloud in-a-box” with the promised HP Cloud OS based on the 4 years old OpenStack … Continue reading

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DataStax: a fully distributed and highly secure transactional database platform that is “always on”

When an open-source database written in Java that runs primarily in production on Linux becomes THE solution for the cloud platform from Microsoft (i.e. Azure) in the fully distributed, highly secure and “always on” transactional database space then we should take a special note … Continue reading

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Scott Guthrie about changes under Nadella, the competition with Amazon, and what differentiates Microsoft’s cloud products

From The cloud, not Windows 10, is key to Microsoft’s growth [Fortune, Oct 1, 2014] about changes under Nadella: Well, I don’t know if I’d say there’s been a big change from that perspective. I mean, I think obviously we’ve been saying … Continue reading

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Satya Nadella on “Digital Work and Life Experiences” supported by “Cloud OS” and “Device OS and Hardware” platforms–all from Microsoft

Update: Gates Says He’s Very Happy With Microsoft’s Nadella [Bloomberg TV, Oct 2, 2014] + Bill Gates is trying to make Microsoft Office ‘dramatically better’ [The Verge, Oct 3, 2014] This is the essence of Microsoft Fiscal Year 2014 Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call(see … Continue reading

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Microsoft BUILD 2014 Day 2: “rebranding” to Microsoft Azure and moving toward a comprehensive set of fully-integrated backend services

“Rebranding” into Microsoft Azure from the previous Windows Azure Microsoft Azure Momentum on the Market The new Azure Management Portal (preview) New Azure features: IaaS, web, mobile and data announcements Microsoft Announces New Features for Cloud Computing Service [CCTV America … Continue reading

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Microsoft is transitioning to a world with more usage and more software driven value add (rather than the old device driven world) in mobility and the cloud, the latter also helping to grow the server business well above its peers

Quartely Highlights (from Earnings Call Slides): Cloud momentum helps drive Q3 results Outstanding momentum and results in our cloud services; total Commercial Cloud revenue more than doubled again this quarter Office 365 Home currently has 4.4 million subscribers, adding nearly … Continue reading

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Microsoft BUILD 2014 Day 1: new and exciting stuff for MS developers

Here is the first feedback on Day 1, direct from the most competent source in Microsoft:Build 2014 San Francisco Robert Green, Channel 9 [evangelist] Interview [DeveloperExpress YouTube channel, April 3, 2014] Robert Green from Microsoft stops by to talk with … Continue reading

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