Meltdown and Spectre bring a world of hurt to the cloud

thunderstorm

Meltdown and Spectre represent a new class of security problem and the cloud — based as it is  on virtual machines — is uniquely vulnerable. The good news is patches are either already in place or coming soon to all major cloud platforms and server operating systems. The bad news is that your data may […]

Microsoft open sources Project Olympus, a hyperscale cloud hardware design

CSC on Cloud CSC Blogs

For decades, Microsoft warred with open-source software. Then, under CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft finally woke up and saw how it could win with open source. But even as Microsoft embraced Linux and became an avid open-source follower, it was never a leader. That’s changing. Microsoft has just announced Project Olympus, a hyperscale cloud hardware design and new model […]