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  • Sun evacuee Mickos lands at cloud start-up RightScale

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 29 May 2009
  • Open source ringleader Mårten Mickos and former windmill-tilter-in-chief at developer darling MySQL, apparently couldn't bear the gilded cage of Sun's "Senior Vice President" offices. He fled Sun ...

  • Splitters in CloudCamp?

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 28 May 2009
  • The following post, Enomaly owns CloudCamp™ - has it jumped the shark?, by Sam Johnston, working group secretary at Open Grid Forum, is definitely 'inside baseball' but an interesting look at how ...

  • NIST releases draft definition for cloud computing

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 27 May 2009
  • The ship of state turns ponderous and slow, but it appears that the National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a working draft definition for cloud computing. Dated May 22, NIST's ...

  • Cloud Security Alliance in favor of open standards

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 04 May 2009
  • Very interesting conversation with Nils Puhlmann, a co-founder of the Cloud Security Alliance originally about the DTMF initiative for open standards, but went out and about a bit; here are three ...

  • EUCALYPTUS sprouts business shoots

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 29 Apr 2009
  • In what is surely a contender for the most-complicated backronym of the ages, the Elastic Utility Computing Architecture for Linking Your Programs to Useful Systems, first developed at Middleware ...

  • Amazon's New Elastic Map Reduce

    John Willis 03 Apr 2009
  • Amazon has offered a new web service that provides Hadoop services called Elastic Map Reduce.  Hadoop is a Java based framework that implements Map Reduce.  Map Reduce is a method of programming ...

  • In 140 characters tell me why map reduce is important?

    John Willis 02 Apr 2009
  • This morning Lance Weatherby, a local Atlanta venture catalyst, asked a simple question on twitter – "In 140 characters tell me why map reduce is important please.” When I saw the question it made ...

  • Microsoft Was Out of Line

    John Willis 27 Mar 2009
  • Reuven Cohen, the founder of Enomaly, has been one of the brightest voices in the cloud computing revolution. Reuven, a self proclaimed Instigator, has been working tirelessly to get the word out ...