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A comparison of public cloud providers: AWS, Azure, and Google (Part 1)


If you're looking for enterprise-level public cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure are likely to be among the first names to spring to mind. In Gartner's view, Google is hot on their heels – and these top-three major players are...

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*um on tour: dates and events in February 2018


We're starting and ending the month with two events that cover three of this year's most important topics in the world of IT: data, AI, and the cloud. Want to join us? 

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Data lake or data warehouse? – An interview with Ingo Steins


Ingo Steins (51) is Unbelievable Machine's Deputy Director of Operations, heading up the applications division from our base in Berlin. He joined us two years ago as a Development Team Leader, with several years of experience in software and data development and in managing large teams, and is...

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IT trends & topics for 2018 (part 2)


This is the second part of our collection of this year's upcoming developments and upheavals (here's part 1). Predicted by the people and machines at *um. This part focuses on the areas of data security and corporate planning.

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IT trends & topics for 2018 (part 1)


...according to the Data Analytics Leader of the Year – predicted by the people and machines at *um. In the first part of this series, we take a look at the developments we expect to see in data and in the cloud.

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Santa Cloud is here again ...back for a hack


Dear customers, partners & friends,

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Focus Business: Unbelievable Machine is top employer mid-sized sector


The unbelievable Machine Company (*um) has been recognized by Focus Business magazine as a top employer 2018. This makes us one of the best employers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland – from the employees' point of view.

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Unbelievable Machine/Basefarm crowned Data Analytics Leader 2018


The unbelievable Machine Company (*um) has been rated as the top provider in the ISG Provider Lens Germany 2018, one of the most important studies of competitors in the industry. For the fourth time in a row, *um was named as the leader in the independent study conducted by the Information...

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*um on tour: dates and events in December 2017


Before we all breathe a sigh of relief after the successful year, there are two more interesting events on the agenda. Exchange and networking on the topics of infrastructure and cloud are good reasons to leave the warm office for a moment. See you around?

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Data Architects and System Architects – The roles and their importance


The core focus of architecture, and of those who practice it as a profession, is to plan the design, layout, and construction of buildings. The Data Architects and System Architects employed in the planning and building of business-critical data infrastructures have a similarly vital role to...

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