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How SuiteBox Uses Oracle Cloud To Revolutionize Collaboration In Financial Services
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How SuiteBox Uses Oracle Cloud To Revolutionize Collaboration In Financial Services

When New Zealand–based SuiteBox launched six years ago, it started out supplementing annual company meetings with online video. But a few years in, the startup had the foresight to pivot. The new target? A market that Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangouts, DocuSign, and WebEx had missed: virtual meetings in the financial world. Continue reading

Automation Not Optional: How Containers, Microservices, and Serverless Apps Change the Cloud
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Automation Not Optional: How Containers, Microservices, and Serverless Apps Change the Cloud

With the popularity of containers and microservices, developers can push out a new crop of cloud-native applications faster than ever. But technologies that make developers’ lives easier still tend to create complexity for the IT operations teams that have to keep those apps running, warns Daniel Lopez Ridruejo, cofounder and CEO of San Francisco-based Bitnami, which provides open source application packages for Oracle Cloud and other IT infrastructure service providers.
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JavaOne4Kids Enthralls Next Generation of Computer Scientists
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JavaOne4Kids Enthralls Next Generation of Computer Scientists

Now in its third year, JavaOne4Kids is a daylong series of computer science workshops for 450 children, 300 coming from underserved schools. Workshops cover such topics as programming Nao robots, assembling gadgets powered by Arduino boards, coding games and websites with JavaScript and HTML5, and learning the Java programming language through technologies such as Greenfoot, Alice, Scratch (from the MIT Media Lab), and BlueJ. Continue reading

How An Architect Becomes A Cloud Architect: The Modern IT Career
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How An Architect Becomes A Cloud Architect: The Modern IT Career

When companies “lift and shift” software workloads to the cloud, the move is often overseen by a cloud architect. Likewise, planning how to build an application from cloud platform services is typically the purview of a cloud architect. So how does a software architect become one of these highly sought-after cloud architects? The role is more than just a glorified networking expert, database guru, or sys admin, and there are essential skills that are much more important than certifications. Continue reading