Public cloud and other cloud deployment models

  • July 30, 2010 30 Jul'10

    Eli Lilly - Amazon Web Services story still stands

    This week I wrote a story about Eli Lilly's struggle with Amazon Web Services over legal indemnification issues. Sources told us that Eli Lilly was walking away from contract negotiations with AWS ...

  • June 17, 2010 17 Jun'10

    Amazon's early efforts at cloud computing? Partly accidental

    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 ...

  • December 16, 2009 16 Dec'09

    Amazon lets users bid on unused EC2 capacity

    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 ...

  • November 04, 2009 04 Nov'09

    The Hartford and Johnson & Johnson tout cloud benefits

    Now that web applications and test and development are proven uses for cloud computing, finance and pharmaceutical research are set to be the next big adopters.

  • July 13, 2009 13 Jul'09

    AWS growth info exposed

    We recently came upon some photos displaying, in fancy picture form, the growth of Amazon Web Services in terms of bandwidth usage and objects stored in Amazon S3. The results are impressive, as ...

  • March 06, 2009 06 Mar'09

    Cloud computing and teenage sex...

    What do cloud computing and teenage sex have in common? Everyone talks about, few actually do it, and even fewer get it right, according to the following story. Check it out: ...