Lately there has been lots of noise about "Real Time" Big Data. Lots of companies that associate themselves with this term are generally in analytical space and to them it really means "low-latency" for analytical processing of data which is usually stored in some warehouse.
Roger Jennings continues to keep us updated on a cool ongoing Azure Table Services project.
Here's a continuation of yesterday's introduction to Windows Azure. This post discusses building block services, data services, networking, and Windows Azure marketplace.
As a PAAS provider, Windows Azure not only takes care of the infrastructure, but will also help to manage higher level components including operating systems, runtimes, and middleware.
A few weeks ago I delivered an afternoon keynote “Embracing Cloud Computing Power in your Next Generation Applications” at Green IT and Cloud Computing Summit.
The cloud herd grew by one this week with the announcement of HP's Public Cloud, which brings some new competition to AWS, Azure, Cloud Foundry, and other cloud services. Read on for a few more updates.
Uhuru's PaaS is not just for .NET apps; it also covers other Windows and Linux based apps, and supports a range of database types and platforms.
A look at the likes of AWS and Windows Azure reveals some of the pros and cons that come with various levels of self- and service- managed features for IaaSes and PaaSes.
BetterCloud has also announced the public beta of FlashPlanet, an enhanced management overlay for Google Apps domain administrators.
In this blog post, we’re going to compare Windows Azure Blob Storage Service and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
from core functionality point of view. In this blog post we’re going to
focus on core concepts, pricing and feature comparison between...
Aaron and Brian talk with Randy Bias (@randybias), CTO/Founder of Cloudscaling about open cloud architectures, deploying new and web-scale applications, and the evolutions of OpenStack.
Collier worked with the Windows Azure Service Management API to write a C# solution for using Azure to send text messages.
Roger Jennings continues to work his U.S. air carrier flight delays dataset with this tutorial on how to create an SQL data source on Azure.
Check out this presentation that shows you how to use Hadoop's MapReduce and Streaming for analytics on large datasets
Get to know Microsoft's PaaS a little better by learning about how it supports Node.js. You can sign up for the meetup in Reston, Virginia here.
Brian Gracely's experience at Cisco has seen some big changes in the focus of the industry from software to hardware and back again. He discusses a spectrum of ways the IT industry deals with hardware these days.
Funky performance, uncertain reliability, and iffy support are three risky factors to consider before migrating to the cloud.
Roger Jennings walks readers through how to subscribe to this big data set currently available on the new Azure Marketplace
Silicon Mechanics and Provate Cloud Leasing got CloudStack running on a wheely datacenter; here are the specs.
Brian Gracely suggests how Klouchebag can leverage the buzz around "Big Data" and "Social" in an open letter to the Klouchebag founder.
The achievements program requires a small VS Achievements plugin, a free cloud account, and a desire to earn some badges.
Usin cfexecute, this makes it possible to back up each database into a separate file and then upload to Amazon S3
This post tells the story of a Rackspace employee's awesome experience with CloudU.
Amazon EMR is a web service using which developers can easily and efficiently process enormous amounts of data. It uses an hosted Hadoop framework running on the web-scale infrastructure of Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3.
The upcoming CloudDevelop conference will be vendor/tech neutral, and will feature sessions that cover all platforms and services.,