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  • 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 ...

  • Private cloud isn’t a new market

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 05 Oct 2009
  • Private cloud is a touchy subject these days. Proponents say it's inevitable, detractors say it's all marketing. Enterprises, who are supposed to be clamoring for it, are cautious: hearing endless ...

  • Why is Larry Ellison afraid of the cloud?

    Judith Hurwitz - Hurwitz & Associates 30 Sep 2009
  • I just finished watching Larry Ellison’s conversation with Ed Zander at the Churchill Club, a Silicon Valley business and technology forum. While these type of dialogues are not rare in the ...

  • Net Neutrality-the lifeblood of the cloud

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 23 Sep 2009
  • Cloud providers in the US should thank their lucky stars there's a new guy at the FCC who is moving ahead with policies that will guarantee net neutrality. What is net neutrality? Let me explain. ...

  • Measuring the Growth of Cloud Computing

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 09 Sep 2009
  • As cloud computing has grown in recognition, and the marketplace has started to attract serious cash, some people are beginning to put some serious effort in to tracking and measuring actual cloud ...

  • VMware vCloud Express: Right move, wrong focus

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 04 Sep 2009
  • VMware is right to introduce a cloud computing service that competes with Amazon EC2. But wrong to focus on the aspect of buying these services with a credit card. We know of at least one company ...