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  • Did Google oversell itself to the City of LA?

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 23 Jul 2010
  • Has the endless optimism and sunny disposition of the Google crew finally led them to bite off more than they could chew? Reported trouble meeting security standards has stalled a high profile deal ...

  • Cloud confusion? Does not compute

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 06 Jul 2010
  • Madhubanti Rudra writes for about last week's Cisco Live event that confusion may still linger over what, exactly, cloud computing is. The survey revealed that a clear understanding about ...

  • Amazon's early efforts at cloud computing? Partly accidental

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 17 Jun 2010
  • Former 'Master of Disaster' at Amazon Jesse Robbins has a couple of fun tidbits to share about the birth of Amazon EC2. He said the reason it succeeded as an idea in Amazon's giant retail machine ...

  • Two free cloud beta services to check out

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 16 Feb 2010
  • Cloud computing services are popping up like daises these days. The good part is many of them are launching with a free beta service, which means you can try before you buy and more importantly, ...

  • Microsoft and NSF giving away Azure

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 04 Feb 2010
  • The National Science Foundation and Microsoft have announced they will be giving away Azure resources for researchers in an attempt to: "shift the dialogue to what the appropriate public/private ...

  • AWS experimenting with actually supporting DNS for users

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 25 Jan 2010
  • Sharp eyes to Shlomo Swidler, who posted an update to an old thread and an old complaint on AWS - getting lumped into spam blacklists. EC2 staffer "Steve@AWS" announced the availability of a ...

  • Benchmarks for Cloud -- more, please

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 15 Jan 2010
  • Rackspace has commissioned a set of benchmarks to highlight performance differences between Rackspace and Amazon EC2. "Benchmarks!" you explode, your exquisitely sensitive logical faculties ...

  • Cloud computing, 2009 in brief

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 31 Dec 2009
  • It's fun being at the top of a technology wave. The past year in cloud computing has moved with the giddy, inexorable pace that marks a major technological shift in how we use computing power, and ...