Cloud Round-Up: Oracle Clouds Visibility, Major Azure Outage, Google TPUv2, and more!

Cloud Round-Up: Oracle Clouds Visibility, Major Azure Outage, Google TPUv2, and more!

Oracle Changes Cloud Financial Visibility Database software giant Oracle shocked analysts this week, when they failed to provide their cloud software, infrastructure, and platform as a service revenue numbers. Instead, the cloud service number will be reported in a group with on-premises support services. In the company’s previous Quarterly Earnings Statements, Oracle provided all three…

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Cloud Round-Up: Alibaba Russian Investment, Google Leadership Swap, and more!

Microsoft Announces Azure DevOps Lessons learned from more than 15 years of cloud operations investment and learning has lead to Microsoft launching Azure DevOps. DevOps extends over the complete development lifecycle to enable developers to ship software faster and with better quality. DevOps includes services such as Azure Pipelines, Azure Repos, and Azure Artifacts. The…

Artificial Intelligence Can Reinforce Bias, Cloud Giants Announce Tools For AI Fairness

Artificial Intelligence Can Reinforce Bias, Cloud Giants Announce Tools For AI Fairness

Unfairly trained Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems can reinforce bias, therefore AI systems must be trained fairly. Experts say AI fairness is a dataset issue for each specific machine learning model. AI fairness is a newly recognized challenge. The big cloud providers are in the process of developing and announcing tools to help address AI fairness. Facebook announced…