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)
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.
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...
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.
We talked about memory restrictions in part 1 of this series, but lets now shift our focus to CPU resources.
This series shows you how to use Windows Azure Mobile Services to leverage data in an Android application.
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?
It's been crazy this week, trying to get everything done before people disappear for vacation. Here's some early December links . . .
Last week, Amazon announced that Auto Scaling now uses Amazon EC2 instance status checks.
The Build podcast recently uploaded a useful 15-minute video on Heroku, a popular online platform for easy deployment and scaling of applications.
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.
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.
In both of the previous versions of the leaderboard service, the solution involved a code-based server-side solution . . .
This 4-minute, AWS-sponsored video shows how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention use AWS in their BioSense 2.0 program.
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.
SYS-CON.tv recently interviewed Tom Dibble, the president and CEO of Aria Systems at the Cloud Expo Conference - here's the video.
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 . . .
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.
Hewlett Packard used its Discover event in Frankfurt last week to reassert the company’s cloud credentials.
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.
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.
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.
Here's a follow-up to the introductory post on archive and analysis with Amazon S3 and Glacier. Enjoy.
This video provides a one-hour introduction to Heroku, a leading open language cloud application platform.
Today AWS announced the availability of AWS Elastic Beanstalk and Provisioned IOPS for Amazon EBS in Sao Paolo.