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Ben Kepes12/21/12
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Drivers for Cloud Adoption - CIO Research

Interesting survey results just released that indicate cost isn’t the highest factor in cloud adoption (yay – at last people are talking more about non-cost impacts of cloud)

Eric Genesky12/21/12
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AWS Announces EBS Snapshot Copy

Amazon Web Services recently announced the release of Elastic Block Store Snapshot Copy. This tool enables users to copy EBS snapshots for use in multiple AWS regions.

Eric Genesky12/20/12
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WebSockets Now Live on OpenShift

Redhat's popular open-source PaaS sooution, OpenShift, has recently responded to community requests for WebSockets on OpenShift.   OpenShift Evangelist Marek Jelen described some of the challenges that came with the implementation.  From the...

Eric Genesky12/20/12
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HP Public Cloud "Platform as a Service" Beta Program

Drew Dimmick, the Product Line Manager at HP Public Cloud PaaS & Ecosystem, clues you into how to take advantage of the HP Public Cloud beta program in this quick, 2-minute video.

Tommy Patterson12/20/12
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Be Victor in Your Virtualization Environment (Part 2)

We talked about memory restrictions in part 1 of this series, but lets now shift our focus to CPU resources.

Bruno Terkaly12/20/12
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Consuming Azure Mobile Services from Android: Part 1

This series shows you how to use Windows Azure Mobile Services to leverage data in an Android application.

Tommy Patterson12/19/12
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Be Victor in Your Virtualization Environment (Part 1)

Do you ever feel like your Windows server is not performing well in the VMware environment, as if it were a sponsor-less contestant in the arena of the annual hunger games?

Larry Franks12/19/12
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December Cloud Links from Pie in the Sky

It's been crazy this week, trying to get everything done before people disappear for vacation. Here's some early December links . . .

Eric Genesky12/19/12
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AWS Announcement: Regarding EC2 Status Checks

Last week, Amazon announced that Auto Scaling now uses Amazon EC2 instance status checks.

Eric Genesky12/19/12
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On Building Rails Apps on Heroku

The Build podcast recently uploaded a useful 15-minute video on Heroku, a popular online platform for easy deployment and scaling of applications.

Mark Needham12/18/12
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rsyncing to an AWS Instance

I wanted to try running some of the machine learning algorithms that Jen and I have been playing around with on a beefier machine so I thought spinning up an AWS instance would be the best way to do that.

Eric Genesky12/18/12
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More Java and Python Support in Google App Engine 1.7.4

Last week, Google announced the last update for Google App Engine in 2012. GAE 1.7.4 provides expanded EU support, as well as a new Maven plugin for Java devs.

G. Andrew Duthie12/18/12
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Back-end Data Services for Windows 8 Apps: Azure Mobile Services

In both of the previous versions of the leaderboard service, the solution involved a code-based server-side solution . . .

Eric Genesky12/18/12
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US Centers for Disease Control on AWS

This 4-minute, AWS-sponsored video shows how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention use AWS in their BioSense 2.0 program.

Ben Kepes12/18/12
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Alfresco-Cloud Content Management with a Hybrid Theme

The cloud content management world is fairly divided between those who believe a public cloud delivery model is best and those who believe enterprises will only adopt a cloud approach when it is firmly protected by a private cloud.

Eric Genesky12/17/12
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An Interview with Tom Dibble, CEO of Aria Systems

SYS-CON.tv recently interviewed Tom Dibble, the president and CEO of Aria Systems at the Cloud Expo Conference - here's the video.

Ben Kepes12/17/12
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HP Discover–Awesome Potential But Massive Challenges

If I had to summarize my thoughts on HP coming out of the event, it would be to say that it is a massive company, with an incredible existing market share and customer base and with some super smart people on board. However . . .

Eric Genesky12/17/12
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Azure Helps NORAD Track Santa

Microsoft announced last Thursday that the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) team, Windows Azure, and Bing Maps will be working together to track Santa this year.

Paul Miller12/17/12
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HP: Too Many Clouds

Hewlett Packard used its Discover event in Frankfurt last week to reassert the company’s cloud credentials.

Daniel Doubrovkine12/16/12
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Losing Control of the Heroku PaaS

Today, I find myself releasing heroku-forward, a gem born from frustration, that works around a seemingly simple limitation of the platform - a 60 seconds application boot timeout.

Sadayuki Furuhashi12/16/12
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Treasure Data Working as an Alternative to Hadoop

Viki.com is no stranger to Hadoop. They have very talented engineers, and before introducing Treasure Data, they used to run their own Hadoop cluster to analyze millions of pageview and user event data.

Gaurav Mantri12/15/12
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Cerebrata Story - Azure Management Cmdlets

In this blog post I will describe how we built our 3rd product – Azure Management Cmdlets. In short this product contains a number of PowerShell Cmdlets for managing Windows Azure.

Raghuraman Bala...12/15/12
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Archive and Analysis with Amazon S3 and Glacier - Part 1

Here's a follow-up to the introductory post on archive and analysis with Amazon S3 and Glacier. Enjoy.

Eric Genesky12/14/12
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Heroku: Introductory Features and Sample Apps

This video provides a one-hour introduction to Heroku, a leading open language cloud application platform.

Eric Genesky12/14/12
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Three New AWS Regions for South America

Today AWS announced the availability of AWS Elastic Beanstalk and Provisioned IOPS for Amazon EBS in Sao Paolo.