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Google G Suite: Staking Out Territory in the New Cloud Office Jungle

by Craig Roth  |  June 7, 2017

How do you take territory from an 800-pound gorilla? You don't - you find a new habitat. This is what Google is trying to do with G Suite, which competes...

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Hadoop FAQs - April Webinar Q&A

by Merv Adrian  |  April 16, 2017

Nick Heudecker and I received numerous questions during our April Hadoop webinar with several hundred attendees, and we have summarized and answered them below. How can Hadoop-Spark interface with conventional RDBMS such as Oracle/UDB/Teradata...

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Hadoop Tracker - March 2017

by Merv Adrian  |  March 16, 2017

Stack expansion has ground to a halt. The last time an Apache project was added to the list of those most supported by leading Hadoop distribution vendors was July 2016, when...

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G Suite at Google Cloud Next '17

by Craig Roth  |  March 11, 2017

It's an exciting time to be watching the productivity market. So many vendors are now pushing the digital workplace standard forward rather than just supporting how users currently work. A...

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Google Cloud Spanner Enters With a Splash

by Merv Adrian  |  February 24, 2017

This post was authored by Rick Greenwald, Merv Adrian and Donald Feinberg Last week, Google launched its internal Cloud Spanner DBMS into a public beta. Claiming to be both strongly consistent...

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vCloud Air + Google Cloud Platform - An ideal marriage (for now)

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  January 29, 2015

Today VMware and Google announced that they have entered into an agreement to integrate select Google Cloud Platform services into the vCloud Air Platform.  The specific Google services that vCloud...

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Confused by Office 365? Gartner for Tech Professionals to the Rescue!

by Craig Roth  |  May 20, 2014

If you're confused by Office 365, you're not alone. Many organizations are now exploring it and have questions about features, infrastructure (such as how secure it is or service levels),...

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Google and Red Hat : an Intriguing Partnership

by Yefim Natis  |  July 5, 2013

JBoss and Google are developing a new Java programming framework: CapeDwarf. The framework duplicates all (with time) Google App Engine Java APIs and implements them using JBoss application server, JBoss Infinispan in-memory...

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I'm Cranking Out My Four Catalyst Presentations

by Guy Creese  |  June 20, 2012

Although Gartner's Catalyst Conference isn't until August 20th, our presentations are due to Editing within the next several weeks. So I'm putting the finishing touches on mine. I'll be giving...

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CTIA Wireless Conference 2012: Changing Of The Guard

by Phillip Redman  |  May 11, 2012

It's funny--my first CTIA conference I went to in the mid-1990's had kind of a start-up feel to it.  There weren't a lot of big name companies there, not in...

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