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Why virtualized servers are like apples, and how they work

With fall around the corner here in the U.S., our thoughts at Google Cloud are turning to … baking. Apple pies, applesauce, apple crisps—we’ve got it all covered. Because, for us, when we think of apples, what comes to mind is virtualization, which is the way computer servers are divided up to be more efficient. No,…

You can get 5TB of life time cloud storage for only $100 today

The vast majority of owned computers are laptops, but one of their main drawbacks are their limited storage space. You can either upgrade your hard drive or buy an external one, but if you love downloading movies or apps, you’ll be short on space eventually. Modern problems require modern solutions, and the best solution is…

Why Lightning Strikes Two Times as Much Over Shipping Lanes

For all the progress humanity has made since Odysseus had a spot of trouble on a long voyage home, life on the high seas remains a largely joyless affair. Twenty-first-century sailors spend weeks away from home. The hours are long, the pay mediocre, the risk of calamity never quite over the horizon. And, researchers have…

This Microsoft Azure accreditation training bundle is only $29 today

Most modern companies are implementing or investigating how to implement cloud technologies within their operations, and being certified in Microsoft Azure can lead to a lucrative career in the cloud. Microsoft estimates that Azure is being used by 50 percent of Fortune 500 companies, and Azure Architects are landing careers with six-figure salaries. Jumping into…

Yeah Okay Sure

Google Stadia’s vice president of engineering Madj Bakar reportedly told Edge that the company’s upcoming cloud streaming game console will have “negative latency,” predicting player button presses to reduce lag.“Ultimately, we think in a year or two we’ll have games that are running faster and feel more responsive in the cloud than they do locally…

Malaysia cloud seeding to counter haze from Indonesian forest fires – South China Morning Post

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtubeThe Malaysian air force carried out cloud-seeding operations on September 19, 2019, to counter haze from forest fires in nearby Indonesia.The fires are a seasonal problem linked to slash-and-burn land clearance techniques in Southeast Asia, and recent fires in Indonesia have sent smoke drifting into Singapore and…

YugaByte’s dispersed database gets GraphQL integration, Jepsen screening in a significant upgrade

YugaByte, the open-source distributed database provider, today officially announced the availability of YugaByte DB 2.0. YugaByte is both an SQL and NoSQL database, meaning it offers all the benefits of legacy SQL while also offering capabilities to work with large sets of distributed data. The 2.0 version brings support for PostgreSQL syntax, Oracle-to-YugaByte migration, Jepsen testing…

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