Monday, September 23, 2019

cloud investments: Google $3.3B

Google Cloud Bets $3.3 Billion More Against Its Rivals

"Presently, Amazon and Microsoft rule the global cloud market with 33% and 16% market shares, respectively, according to Synergy Research. Google comes in third with 8.0% market share. However, as we saw here, Google aims to overtake Microsoft by 2024 and become the world’s second-largest cloud company."

Finland: Data Centers benefit from cold climate, since significant portion of expense is on cooling.

container-based Azure Stack?

Microsoft plans to rearchitect Azure Stack by making it container-based | ZDNet

Microsoft's 'Project Saturn' is an effort to rearchitect its Azure Stack hybrid computing platform and, possibly one day, to allow key Azure services and APIs to run anywhere.