The latest on Intel in the cloud

The latest on Intel in the cloud

Date: Sep 14, 2011

Intel's advancements in the cloud are not going unnoticed. From its implementation of OpenStack to the investment of engineering into Memcache, the open source in-memory database technology, it's beginning to make moves. Intel's director of cloud strategy, Billy Cox, discusses Intel's cloud-related news at Intel Developer Forum in this week's episode of Cloud Cover TV.

We discuss:

  • Demo on show floor of Intel's implementation of OpenStack
  • Some pretty serious shortcomings in Infrastructure as a Service, like the network stack
  • Intel invests engineering in Memcache, the open source in-memory database technology
  • Off the shelf implementation of Memcache is single threaded, Intel is working on multi-threaded Memcache
  • Intel Cloudbuilders reference architecture with usage models
  • Intel's private cloud and using Software as a Service
  • How Intel can work for enterprises

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