April 15, 2016

Google Offers Explanation for Multi-Region Cloud Outage

On Monday, the Google Compute Engine (GCE) cloud computing service suffered an 18-minute outage. While the downtime was short in duration, the event was significant because it affected all GCE regions worldwide, meaning that data centers were not able to failover from one Google region to another. Google has now

Microsoft Releases Visual Studio Code 1.0

Visual Studio Code, Microsoft’s free, lightweight, cross-platform text editor, has officially reached 1.0 status. According to Microsoft, more than 2 million people have tried Visual Studio Code since its first alpha release in 2013, and it has about 500,000 active monthly users. “Today, a broad range of developers from individuals