Who’s got the best cloud latency?

For some applications, the public cloud is only as good as the slowest connection to it.

Latency of cloud providers — the amount of time it takes for a cloud-based service to respond to a user’s request — is one of many critical factors that customers consider when choosing a cloud provider and monitoring their workloads. So which cloud provider has the best latency?

The real answer is it depends. Myriad factors influence latency: Where the user connects to the cloud from; which cloud data center the user connects to; which network provider is used; the route of the network traffic, among others.

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5 best apps to get you through spring cleaning

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Spring has arrived, and the best way to ring it in is with some good old-fashioned spring cleaning. But this is the 21st century, so there’s gotta be some form of electronic help for you.

To help with all of your spring cleaning needs, we’ve compiled some of the best apps to help you get everything done, from tidying up your closet to finally clearing out your email inbox. If you have some tasks that you don’t want to do or think would be better completed by professionals, you’d better bet there’s an app for that too.

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Here’s the best way to avoid Pope Francis traffic if you’re desperate enough

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Hallelujah, there’s a way around Pope traffic, at least for Manhattanites. And as always on very expensive island, it comes at a cost

Blade, a startup that provides Uber-like on-demand rides in helicopters, is offering rides across Manhattan for $ 95 on Friday, September 25th when the pope will be in New York City.

The head of the Catholic church is in the midst of a trip through the U.S. that has caused traffic snarls everywhere he goes due to tight security. Manhattan, where Pope Francis is staying, is expected to be a complete disaster

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Blade’s flights will travel about three miles, moving between 30th street on the far west side of Manhattan and ending at 34th street on the east side. The rides will be available during rush hour from 7:45 A.M. to 10 A.M. and then again from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. Blade said the trips will take between five and eight minutes. Read more…

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