Today, Red Hat announced that OpenShift Dedicated will be launched on the Google Cloud Platform. This is in a bid to combine Red Hat’s enterprise expertise with Google’s container-optimised infrastructure, data analytics, and machine learning services. OpenShift Dedicated OpenShift is a Red Hat’s open source Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). It allows developers to develop, host, and scale applications in a […]

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The IT world is moving forward fast. I wrote about Microservices and whether that spells the death of the Enterprise Service Bus and other middleware a year ago. This article is a “follow-up” and update to discuss how relevant microservices, containers and a cloud-native architecture is for middleware. It is unbelievable how fast enterprises of […]

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With ninja like stealth, Google has rolled out new offering Google Cloud Functions on to the Google Cloud Platform this week. And, as is the way with these things, analysts are already squaring it up as a direct contender to Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lambda. In keeping with previous AWS-alike feature launches, Google has operated under […]

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The latest downtime stats from website tracking company CloudHarmony have positioned Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the most reliable public cloud vendors in terms of IaaS in 2014. At the other end of the scale, fellow powerhouse Microsoft languished near the bottom of the pack, with 99.9354% availabilty. This less-than-perfect uptime […]

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