OpenStack Icehouse: The cloud just got that much cooler

Mike Wheatley | April 18th

OpenStack officially released the latest distribution of its cloud computing framework, dubbed Icehouse, focusing mainly on consolidation and stability. However, it's added a few cool new features into the mix,...»

The politico’s crypto conundrum: To Bitcoin or not to Bitcoin?

Mellisa Tolentino | April 18th

Almost everything in the world is subject to some kind of government regulation, or has been otherwise tainted by politics. Now, as people begin exploring the possibility of having a unifying currency - one

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Developers movin’ on top: How open-source + cloud changed the landscape

Mike Wheatley | April 17th

One of the biggest ongoing conversations in tech right now pertains to the shifting role of developers, and what this will mean for IT departments. A recent survey by Puppet Labs shows that...»

Diving into Big Data : Data lakes vs. data streams

Guest Author | April 17th

Data lakes and data streams are becoming common analogies in the discussion around analytics and potential enterprise big data strategies. The analogies are appropriate from several aspects beyond just visualizing different approaches to accessing useful information. As in nature, both lakes and...»

IBM beefs up SoftLayer with disaster recovery services

Mike Wheatley | April 17th

IBM is adding to its SoftLayer platform by introducing extra security and disaster recovery services, hoping to allay fears about critical data loss in the cloud. Its disaster recovery-as-a-service is able to recover workloads running...»

Bitcoin Weekly 2014 April 16: Upgrade to fix Heartbleed bug, Bitcoin value exceeds $500, Amazon not interested in BTC, Reddit’s /r/technology rejecting ‘Bitcoin’ headlines

Kyt Dotson | April 16th

With last week’s Heartbleed bug still bright in the minds of Internet users, if you run a Bitcoin client it is a good time for you to immediately upgrade to 0.9.1 if you have not already. As fears...»

Innovation happens out in the open for modern IT | #RHSummit

Valentina Craft | April 16th

Webcasting live in San Francisco from the Red Hat Summit 2014, John Furrier and Stu Miniman welcomed to theCUBE Ashesh Badani, Vice President and General Manager of OpenShift at Red Hat. Furrier started by asking Badani for a...»

Red Hat unveils ‘Project Atomic’ to rule container-loaded servers #RHSummit

Mike Wheatley | April 16th

This week saw Red Hat showing off its newest enterprise Linux technologies, and it's betting big on virtualization containers. At its annual Red Hat Summit yesterday, it showed off a new virtualization initiative...»

Red Hat is really becoming cloud, says CEO | #RHSummit exclusive

Alina Popescu | April 16th

Jim Whitehurst, Red Hat CEO, discussed open source evolution and its role in driving innovation with theCUBE co-hosts John Furrier and Stu Miniman in a live interview yesterday at Red Hat Summit 2014. The birth and growth of...»

The Data Economy : Microsoft’s cautious Big Data vision

Jeffrey Kelly | April 15th

The Data Economy is an analysis column by Wikibon Senior Analyst Jeff Kelly covering the business of Big Data. [caption id="attachment_188303" align="alignright" width="300"] Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on theCUBE in June 2013.[/caption] Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella kicked off this morning’s...»