Category: moving

Moving storage in-house helped Dropbox thrive
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Moving storage in-house helped Dropbox thrive

Back in 2013, Dropbox was scaling fast. The company had grown quickly by taking advantage of cloud infrastructure from Amazon Web Services (AWS), but when you grow rapidly, infrastructure costs can skyrocket, especially when approaching the scale Dropbox was at the time. The company decided to build its own storage system and network — a…

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Moving Cross Country, Winter Storm Takes Aim at Northeast
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Moving Cross Country, Winter Storm Takes Aim at Northeast

NEW YORK (AP) — A powerful winter storm that’s bedeviled Thanksgiving travelers across the United States is taking aim Sunday at the northeast. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings and predicts heavy snow and freezing cold in swaths of New England and New York. Ice accumulations are predicted in parts of Pennsylvania. More…

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Trump Moving 50 Troops Within Syria, Not Out of the Country
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Trump Moving 50 Troops Within Syria, Not Out of the Country

A Senior White House official clarified Monday that President Donald Trump was not immediately withdrawing troops from Syria, after Trump’s phone call with the Turkish president. “This does not constitute a withdrawal from Syria. We’re talking about a small number of troops that will move to other bases within Syria,” the official noted, citing 50-100…

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IBM is moving OpenPower Foundation to The Linux Foundation
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IBM is moving OpenPower Foundation to The Linux Foundation

IBM makes the Power Series chips, and as part of that has open-sourced some of the underlying technologies to encourage wider use of these chips. The open-source pieces have been part of the OpenPower Foundation. Today, the company announced it was moving the foundation under The Linux Foundation, and while it was at it, announced…

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