Google and Mesosphere today announced a partnership that brings support for Mesos clusters to Google’s Compute Engine platform. While the Mesos project and Mesosphere aren’t quite household names yet, they are quickly becoming important tools for companies that want to be able to easily scale their applications, no matter whether that’s in their own data centers, in a public cloud service, or as a hybrid deployment. 637 more words
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Amazon(s amzn) Web Services has been the biggest and best cloud computing platform for years, and many would argue it still is. But competition is picking up — led primarily by Google(s goog) and Microsoft(s msft) — leading some to question whether AWS’s old habits will end up helping or hindering the business. 1,036 more words
Of course, Google has been busy. In the past few years, researchers have cooked up a complex and powerful new data-warehousing system called Mesa.
Mesa was born out of Google’s core business: Internet advertising. 350 more words
Non-compete agreements might get overlooked in all that paperwork you sign after accepting a shiny new job offer, but it looks like Amazon cares about them a lot: It’s currently suing a former employee over a breach. 351 more words