From inexplicable outages to head-scratching Terms of Service ‘violations,’ a seemingly solid perch in the cloud could turn suddenly precarious.
Stories by Peter Wayner
Computing without servers? Programming without code? Let’s ponder these and other innovations in the constantly evolving cloud.
The rise of Python will lead many enterprise managers to wonder whether it’s time to jump on the hype train. Let’s weigh the pros and cons.
For software developers and IT, the self-service pay-as-you-go cloud model seems like a dream come true. But then the bill comes due.
The best way to understand computers and bend them to our will is to learn to speak their language so they will understand our commands.
From government, health, and finance data to weather, baseball, and Star Trek, countless collections of free data are available online.
The cloud computing industry loves to give away free samples and Google Cloud is no different from AWS or Microsoft in this respect.
10 customer tips for stretching AWS' free services to the limit and keeping cloud bills near zero.
Look to these strategies to balance privacy with functionality and protect your applications and data against attacks in the cloud.
Priced at cents or less per hour, the cloud seems like the best bargain since penny candy. How can you go wrong?
The cloud business may be dominated by AWS and its ever expanding collection of dozens of products and services, but Google Cloud is running hard.
Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud have advantages, but don’t match the breadth and depth of Amazon Web Services.
Connect with these Internet APIs to add some crucial data, a helpful feature, or a user-pleasing frill to an application.
Oracle says yes and Google says no, but who’s right? Here are seven arguments in favour of copyrighting APIs - and seven arguments against.
Just because you’ve squeezed out the bugs and delivered a working program doesn’t mean you should relax.
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