Public cloud and other cloud deployment models

  • April 29, 2009 29 Apr'09

    EUCALYPTUS sprouts business shoots

    In what is surely a contender for the most-complicated backronym of the ages, the Elastic Utility Computing Architecture for Linking Your Programs to Useful Systems, first developed at Middleware ...

  • April 03, 2009 03 Apr'09

    Amazon's New Elastic Map Reduce

    Amazon has offered a new web service that provides Hadoop services called Elastic Map Reduce.  Hadoop is a Java based framework that implements Map Reduce.  Map Reduce is a method of programming ...

  • April 02, 2009 02 Apr'09

    In 140 characters tell me why map reduce is important?

    This morning Lance Weatherby, a local Atlanta venture catalyst, asked a simple question on twitter – "In 140 characters tell me why map reduce is important please.” When I saw the question it made ...

  • March 27, 2009 27 Mar'09

    Microsoft Was Out of Line

    Reuven Cohen, the founder of Enomaly, has been one of the brightest voices in the cloud computing revolution. Reuven, a self proclaimed Instigator, has been working tirelessly to get the word out ...

  • March 23, 2009 23 Mar'09

    The Tale of Three Cloud SLA's

    Wikpedia says... The SLA records a common understanding about services, priorities, responsibilities, guarantees and warranties. Each area of service scope should have the 'level of service' ...

  • March 18, 2009 18 Mar'09

    Privacy org bashes Google cloud

    The EPIC has formally asked the Federal Trade Commission to open an investigation into Google's cloud computing services -- including Gmail, Google Docs, and Picasa -- to determine "the adequacy of ...

  • March 16, 2009 16 Mar'09

    Windows Azure outage holds up developers

    Developers looking to use Windows Azure to build apps this weekend faced the blue screen of death as a 22-hour outage locked them out of the service. The outage is a reminder to users tapping into ...

  • March 16, 2009 16 Mar'09

    The Rackspace/Mosso PCI Debate

    A few weeks ago Rackspace made an announcement about hosting the first PCI complaint cloud solution. PCI is short for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, which is a worldwide security ...

  • 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: ...

  • March 06, 2009 06 Mar'09

    Drug company calls out cloud security concerns

    Eli Lilly and Co. tapped into Amazon Web Services to crunch a vast chunk of data associated with the development of a new drug. Its research time collapsed from three months to two hours, a huge ...

  • February 12, 2009 12 Feb'09

    IBM pushes cloud plans, partnerships

    If anyone can solve the problems associated with selling cloud computing to enterprises, it should be IBM. Today the company announced a step in that direction with a slew of new services and ...

  • February 12, 2009 12 Feb'09

    VMware vCloud partners mixed on enterprises' cloud readiness

    While managed hosting providers have signed on to VMware's vCloud as partners, enterprise shops may not be ready for shared, hosted infrastructure?

  • February 03, 2009 03 Feb'09

    Amazon claims 400,000 web services users

    An industry insider close to Amazon's Web Services (AWS) business unit told us the company claims to have 400,000 customers using its web services offering. AWS includes EC2, the compute-on-demand ...

  • January 22, 2009 22 Jan'09

    VMware touts benefits of private cloud computing, VDC-OS

    VMware, Inc. is on a mission to show companies that they can get the benefits of cloud computing without handing their mission critical applications over to an outside provider; with the upcoming ...

  • January 19, 2009 19 Jan'09

    Cloud hype extends to NIC cards

    Hifn says its new Express DS4100 NIC card is "optimized for the cloud". What's next? Cables? Batteries? My desk? The problem with the cloud is speed in terms of uploads and downloads, says Hifn's ...