Oracle has released a cloud API and submitted part of it to a standards organisation.On Wednesday the company released a general Oracle Cloud API, and submitted a subset of the API — the Oracle Cloud Elemental Resource Model API — to the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), a standards body.
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Google has introduced an open-source tool that can double the loading speed of websites that use the Apache HTTP Server.On Wednesday Google announced that the mod_pagespeed module, which performs speed optimisations for websites on the Apache HTTP Server framework, is now available to everyone, for free.
TelecityGroup will not use containers for its just-announced 3.5 megawatt facility in Manchester.
Scientists have developed a sub-retinal implant that restores vision to the blind.In a paper, delivered on Wednesday within the Proceedings of The Royal Society B, a group of European researchers demonstrated the ability of the implant to partially restore vision to those who suffer from blindness due to a degenerative eye disease.
Online payment company PayPal was unable to offer services worldwide on Friday for a period of 2.5 hours.
Dell said on Tuesday it will acquire software-as-a-service (SaaS) company Boomi to boost its efforts in the cloud.Boomi's core service is to provide integration between on-premise applications and cloud-based ones.
Datacentre services provider TelecityGroup announced on Monday plans to expand its datacentre capacity within the UK.The co-location provider will add three megawatts (MW) of customer capacity power to its Harbour Exchange datacentre in London Docklands and will build a new 3.
Microsoft will build a major software development centre in Skolkovo, Russia's would-be Silicon Valley.Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's chief executive officer, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Vikto Vekselberg, the president of the Skolkovo Fund on Monday, the software maker said.
VMware and Google are set to release three collaborative technology projects to speed application development.At the SpringOne 2GX developer conference on Thursday, the two companies announced that three of their collaborative projects will be available within two weeks.
For some businesses, virtualisation is not a necessary prerequisite for a move into the cloud, VMware said on Wednesday. For those with legacy IT, it is nevertheless the "only way", according to VMware's regional head for the UK and Ireland, Mark Newton.