Intel Earnings Beat Driven By Data Center Biz

Intel handily beat earnings expectations for Q1 2018 on the strength of its data center business.  The company is undergoing a transformation that parallels the IT industry at large; its chip business focus is shifting from end user PCs to…

If your cloud apps don’t have APIs, you’re doing it wrong

If you are building new applications on public cloud platforms, you are faced with a choice: Should you build a set of APIs bound to the new cloud application’s application services? Or should you look for another job? I’m seeing…

Now Streaming: Exponential OTT Growth

  Internet-delivered video more than doubled (+114%) in the first quarter of 2018 versus same period last year, according to a report by Conviva. These types of stats are indicative of the opportunity for providers in edge markets/close to underserved…

The right way to pick a cloud database

It’s all the rage these days: moving on-premises data to the cloud. But should you use cloud-native databases or databases that run both in the cloud and on-premises? There are trade-offs between the cloud-native (meaning “cloud-only”) and dual cloud/on-premises options,…