REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft’s push into “serverless” computing aims to change the way developers use the cloud, and Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich say
Source: A serverless nirvana? Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich on the future of the cloud – GeekWire
With more and more workloads going to the cloud, and the top vendors being as competitive as they’ve been, deciding on which provider to go with isn’t getting any easier. This handy guide will outline the pros and cons of each provider and deliver tips about which one to go with.
Source: Battle of the clouds: Amazon Web Services vs. Microsoft Azure vs. Google Cloud Platform | Network World
Researchers at the National Institute of Informatics are closing in on a solution to keep computers cool by submerging them under water.
Source: Why the Future of Data Centers Could Be in the Oceans – News
Microsoft’s Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) solution, which aimed to protect against malware attack scenarios and exploit methods, will be shutting down shortly.
Source: Microsoft’s EMET Security Tool To Lose Support — Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online
Security vendors are doing just swell but how much do they do – outside of selling products – to help the world become a safer place? CSO Online investigates.
Source: Are InfoSec vendors ‘sowing confusion’ and selling ‘useless’ products? | Network World
CompTIA labor data indicates that digital transformation will drive employment, automation will have a greater impact on U.S. jobs than offshoring and IT outsourcing job growth will outpace corporate IT roles.
Source: U.S. IT employment grows, with IT services jobs leading the way | CIO
The Ukrainian government has announced a plan to turn the area surrounding Chernobyl – the site of one of the worst nuclear meltdowns in history – into a solar energy farm, by constructing a series of solar panels inside the exclusion zone.
Source: Chernobyl could soon find a second life as a giant solar farm – ScienceAlert
Conscientious sysadmins face a dilemma on December 31, when a new leap second will threaten the stability of computer systems and networks.
Source: Latest leap second plan poses a dilemma for conscientious sysadmins | PCWorld
Video is one of the most powerful ways we connect, communicate and learn today – breaking down geographic boundaries and bringing a distinctly human element to digital interactions. Myriad platforms exist in the consumer space to upload and share live or on demand in a matter of seconds. As one of the most consumed and shared content types on the internet, video is increasingly an important part of our personal … Read more »
Source: Introducing Microsoft Stream: the secure destination to manage and share videos for businesses of all sizes – The Official Microsoft Blog