Analysis Best locker-room strategy: Avoid emulating AWS directly
They're back and the 15-hour SNAFU is mostly over, but this is no way to run a cloud
Pity the poor reporter who had to shadow Mark Hurd
Yeah, it's self-certification. Give yourself a pat on your own back, Redmond
Shame the actual product still doesn't, though
One Content.ly to rule them all
Just as well it removed the 100 per cent uptime claim, then...
Ignite Containers, containers, containers, containers, says Azure CTO (well, sort of)
Ignite Turns to Intel Altera FPGAs
Ignite Integration Dynamics, CRM, Azure and AWS. Jumble words as needed
Wouldn't be about cutting energy costs for your 100+ bit barns, then?
Collaborates with Australia's Megaport on software-defined links between big bit barns
Analysis Not so interested in lengthy subscription contracts
OpenWorld Hybrid cloud for those who dithered, like Big Red
Podcast Plus: My public radio name is Bianca Hughes-Pavlov
Er, and you might wish to READ them too
Oh and Larry's cut-price claim ignores that most people buy cloud as reserved instances
Your disaster recovery may be delayed by Microsoft's disaster recovery – and odd timekeeping
OpenWorld Haha, of course he didn't – he trash-talked AWS databases for an hour
Revenues rise as cloud lineup brings big bucks
OpenWorld When polling in keynotes goes bad
OpenWorld It's clouds all the way down
Workday named Enemy No. 1 in SaaSLand as Larry Ellison jokes about his pay cut
Cloud house sets lofty goals for deep learning layer
Profit of $1.8bn almost enough to cover Larry's OpenWorld entertainment budget
Machine learning and analytics as G-cloud's biggest lures
Chocolate Factory struggles to fix lingering outages
Service providers lured in with promises
There is no honour among clouds
Redmond's Duckworth Lewis Method revamp rejected by the stats wonk who runs it
Policy power-up makes us enterprise-strength, says Redmond
Office 365 and Azure go local
Sod this. Let's just start over
Comment Deduping backup boxen are 'rarely usable'? Whatever
So it built a now-open-source benchmark tool for Cassandra and Elasticsearch
End well: Will it, dear readers?
Make Box Simple. Make Platform Open. Riiiiight
HDD failure led to 'split brain event' – for systems and techies alike
Huawei Connect Start prayin'
Promo Because who really wants to manage servers?
Email updates stalled to 2017? Oh no no, everything's fine ... ish, says Redmond