The Troposphere

December 2009

  • 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 ...

  • Amazon lets users bid on unused EC2 capacity

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 16 Dec 2009
  • Amazon says its new EC2 Spot Instances offering lets user bid on unused EC2 capacity and run those instances for as long as their bid exceeds the current Spot Price. The price will change based on ...

  • Wharton prof discusses Google's prospects for anti-trust action

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 02 Dec 2009
  • Is Google a self-regulatory public servant or rapacious and unscrupulous monopolist, asked Eric Clemons, professor of operations and information management at The Wharton School, during a talk at ...

  • When the utility model falls apart

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 02 Dec 2009
  • Interop was great. It highlighted for me how far and how fast cloud has come along. It was all too brief; all the cloud sessions were slammed and debate ran high. Panelists like AT&T's VP for ...