Google Cloud Platform opens its first West Coast region

 Back in 2006, Google opened its first owned and operated data center in The Dalles, Oregon, and starting today, you’ll also be able to host your Google Cloud Platform applications … Continue Reading →


A look inside Facebook’s data center

 Facebook invited a small group of reporters to its Prineville, OR data center this week. Most companies don’t even give their own employees access to their data centers (outside of the relatively small … Continue Reading →


AWS’s Elastic File System is now ready for production use

 Over a year ago, Amazon’s AWS cloud computing unit announced the beta launch of the Amazon Elastic File System (EFS). While AWS already offers a number of cloud storage services in … Continue Reading →


Backblaze launches its low-cost cloud storage service out of beta

 Backblaze is still best known for its backup service, but the company has also set its sight on the fast-growing cloud storage market. While the company can’t compete with the … Continue Reading →


Microsoft expands its support for Docker containers

 Docker is hosting its developer conference in Seattle this week and showcasing the quickly growing ecosystem that has grown up around its container tools. One of the companies on stage … Continue Reading →