Taiwan is looking to the cloud
Proving that jawboning executives and vendors are popular worldwide, Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute has started up a group
DreamWorks uses the cloud to animate
On the heels of using Red Hat's cloud to animate Monsters vs. Aliens, DreamWorks decided to collaborate with New Mexico-based Cerelink on its new film How to Train Your Dragon. The studio apparently used about two million render hours on Cerelink's private cloud infrastructure to perfect its dragon-oriented movie experience.
Azure gains an app monitoring tool
Software as a Service (SaaS) application performance management tool New Relic now supports Azure, Microsoft's Platform as a Service offering. New Relic provides performance monitoring for applications that typically live in the cloud (or at least online) like Web services and gaming sites. It's a decent get for Azure, since it means there's traction in the Web-centric crowd for Azure's "living sandbox" development environment.