Integrating Web3 technologies with Azure Devops

Although the various technologies that make up what’s been dubbed “Web3” are unlikely to replace the massive infrastructure and software investments we’ve made over the past three decades, there’s still something interesting out there. The first question we need to ask is, what problems can they solve? Web3 proponents suggest that at heart, it’s a … Read more

Integrating Web 3 technologies with Azure Devops

Although the various technologies that make up what’s been dubbed “Web 3” are unlikely to replace the massive infrastructure and software investments we’ve made over the past three decades, there’s still something interesting there. The first question we need to ask is, what problems can they solve? Web 3 proponents suggest that at heart, it’s … Read more

Some rain in the AWS, Azure, and Google clouds

It was bound to happen: The cloud is starting to leak some rain. The big three cloud providers (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Alphabet/Google Cloud) reported earnings this past week and with the exception of Google Cloud, they came in below analyst expectations. That’s not the same as saying the cloud providers are doing … Read more

Microsoft debuts PostgreSQL support for Cosmos DB, multiple Azure updates

Microsoft on Wednesday kicked off its annual Ignite conference with multiple updates to Azure cloud services including additions to its Dev Box developer environment, PostgreSQL support for Cosmos DB, invite-only access to the DALL E 2 OpenAI image-generating software, expansion of the Azure Hybrid Benefit program, and a cost saving plan for compute. The announcements … Read more

Ignite 2022: Making Azure your development hub

Microsoft’s latest Azure announcements echo Intel’s recent focus on the “developer cloud.” At this year’s Ignite, it’s describing Azure’s growing range of developer-centric tools as its own developer cloud, with a focus on building cloud-native applications that reach from GitHub to Visual Studio and out onto the Azure platform. A key part of Microsoft’s developer … Read more

Azure on Arm is here at last

Azure now has two Arms: the familiar Azure Resource Manager infrastructure description language and tools, and now a family of Azure VMs running on Ampere Arm-based processors. This new hardware option is a big change for Microsoft’s cloud, as it aims to catch up with AWS’s custom Graviton systems. The arrival of Arm hardware in … Read more

Azure Databricks Automated Testing – DZone Big Data

We all know how important data testing is in this digital transformation world. ETL testing mainly consists of ensuring that data has safely traveled from its source to its destination. Data processing is prone to errors, and you may end up with some data loss, corrupted, or irrelevant data as a result of various issues … Read more

Accelerating Azure Databriks Runtime for Machine Learning

Getting the best possible performance out of an application always presents challenges. This fact is especially true when developing machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) applications. Over the years, Intel has worked closely with the ecosystem to optimize a broad range of frameworks and libraries for better performance. This brief discusses the performance benefits … Read more

How Cloudflare emerged to take on AWS, Azure, and GCP

Cloudflare is in the midst of a significant transformation, as it continues to build out the tools developers need to run their applications across a global network of edge locations. Recent moves put the 18-year-old internet security and performance company on a collision course with the industry-dominating hyperscale cloud providers Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, … Read more

AWS, Azure, and GCP: Find the Right Platform

The cloud computing market is one of the most dynamic and attractive industries in the world. It’s also incredibly complex, and it can be hard to know where to start if you’re looking for a cloud platform to support your business. The cloud is growing at a rapid pace, and it’s helping to democratize technology. … Read more