Posts Tagged ‘ Google ’

Public Cloud Computing – Economics and Throats to Choke

September 25, 2012
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CloudComputing

When it comes to public cloud computing services that old adage of "fast, cheap, or good - pick any two" certainly hold true. Amazon can offer you cheap, and since they own their stack, a rapid cycle time DevOps approach to support. But you are not going to get enterprise grade service level guarantees for…

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Apple Joins the post-PC Revolution

June 12, 2012
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CloudComputing

Apple unveiled the latest iCloud iteration at it's Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco yesterday, beefing up the the fledgling service with new features that show for the first time that it too understands what post-PC means

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Moving to the Cloud as a Service or as a Machine

June 11, 2012
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CloudComputing

One of the decisions faced by anyone that wishes to have a cloud presence is what will be moved to the cloud, why, and whether or not there is a service that can be used instead of using virtual machines. Give The Virtualization Practice's case, we plan on moving our customer facing VMs to the…

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The SOPA and PIPA Kerfluffle

January 20, 2012
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The answer is to dramatically narrow the scope and set of enforcement actions for SOPA and PIPA so that they target just offshore sites engaged in large scale commercial piracy and so that the existing safe harbor for sites that take content from users is both maintained and formally recognized as an exception to the…

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Take it to the Cloud

June 17, 2011
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Everywhere you look you hear more and more about cloud computing as well as hearing one of my favorite lines from a Microsoft commercial “Let’s take it to the Cloud…”. Companies are jumping on the cloud bandwagon in quite a big way. I wanted to point out and mention some stories and services that I…

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Proving Identity in the Cloud

February 18, 2011
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Unlike last year where there were many virtualization security vendors existed at RSA Conference, there was a noticeable lack of them within booths, yet all of them were here to talk to existing and potential customers. However, there were many vendors offering identity management in the cloud for these I asked the identity management product…

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Cloud Apps approved by GSA

July 30, 2010
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The Wall Street Journal had an interesting article on the United States General Services Administration has approved the acquisition of some cloud services for use by the Federal Government including many of the Google Apps such as Gmail, Google Docs, etc. Since these services are for sale as well as freely available this sounds more…

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VMware Spring + Google: Dramatic PaaS Progress and New SMT Concerns

May 21, 2010
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Java based applications can now be moved between not only a SpringSource TC-Server Java platform on VMware vSphere, but also between the same platform on VMForce, and now Google AppEngine. This level of support from VMware, Salesforce.com, and now Google is starting to make SpringSource look like the early leading technology for PaaS Clouds. This…

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2009 – the “Long View”: Hadoop and Cloudera

January 11, 2010
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In the long term, 2009 is likely to be known as the year that a commercial framework emerged around the Open source Hadoop framework for map-reduce.

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