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Luminal raises $10M to push a new way to mange cloud infrastructure

Luminal, a stealthy startup that’s developed what its chief executive describes as a new model for deploying and operating cloud infrastructure, announced today a $10 million round of new funding. 297 more words


Amazon throws money into Drupal hosting company Acquia

Acquia, a startup that runs many websites based on the open-source Drupal content-management system, just got a major vote of confidence from the very company that provides Acquia’s underlying infrastructure. 208 more words


Why Rackspace stock tumbled even after beating expectations

It’s been almost three months since managed-cloud and hosting provider Rackspace said it’s considering acquisition offers and other proposals, and we got no hint that a deal was in the works during the company’s quarterly call with analysts yesterday. 263 more words


Rackspace shows revenue growth in a quarter where price cutting was rampant

Rackspace (s rax) execs said the company’s second-quarter results back up their bet that Rackspace can compete with lower-cost public cloud providers. The company offers basic, unadorned Infastructure as a Service but stresses service- and support-backed “managed” cloud as well. 688 more words

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Google's latest invention: a data-warehousing system named Mesa

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


Fore! Microsoft will expand Iowa data center footprint on a former golf course

With the growing demand for Microsoft cloud services, the tech giant must construct more data centers somewhere. An Iowa golf course apparently looks as good as any other land. 147 more words


Amazon cuts the price of its domain-name service in the cloud

Public-cloud market leader Amazon Web Services is back at it, lowering the prices of its tools. This time, its Route 53 managed domain-name service (DNS) for translating domain names into IP addresses is becoming less expensive. 174 more words