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Google Cloud offers streamlined Ubuntu for Docker use

Google has adopted for use in its cloud a streamlined version of the Canonical Ubuntu Linux distribution tweaked to run Docker and other containers.

Ubuntu Core was designed to provide only the essential components for running Linux workloads in the cloud. 221 more words

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Apache Hive creators raise $13M for their Hadoop service, Qubole

Qubole, the Hadoop-as-a-service startup from Ashish Thusoo and Joydeep Sen Sarma, has raised a $13 million series B round of venture capital led by Norwest Ventures. 340 more words

Hadoop needs a better front-end for business users

This is a great article if you are new to Big Data / Hadoop.

Whether you’re running it on premises or in the cloud, Hadoop leaves a lot to be desired in the ease-of-use department.

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Cloud Computing

Hadoop needs a better front-end for business users

Whether you’re running it on premises or in the cloud, Hadoop leaves a lot to be desired in the ease-of-use department. The Hadoop offerings on the three major cloud platforms (Amazon’s… 840 more words

Google Cloud: Managed VMs And Docker

“Google’s ability to build, organize, and operate a huge network of servers and fiber-optic cables with an efficiency and speed that rocks physics on its heels. 116 more words

Cloud

Google Compute Engine gets Autoscaler to adjust app resources based on varying traffic and workloads

Google today added an Autoscaler feature, which helps apps handle varying traffic and workloads, to its Compute Engine on the Google Cloud Platform. The service, … 409 more words

Business

Google's cloud picks up business from Amazon customers Airbnb, Netflix, & Rovio (updated)

Updated at 5:44 p.m. Pacific on Wednesday with clarifications about Airbnb’s usage of the Google Cloud Platform.

SAN FRANCISCO — If you’re looking for proof that Google’s public cloud is taking off, well, Google’s got you covered. 273 more words

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