- 117GB of working memory? You must be joking!Posted 107 days ago
Corporate Access to Cloud Technologies Hampered by Legal Issues
If cloud applications have witnessed a slower growth in the corporate sector, the primary reason can be traced to legal limitations posed by internal hurdles. Legal departments within corporate companies are understandably wary of the ‘no liability’...
- Posted 108 days ago
AWS Launches High Memory Cluster Instances of the cloud
A growing market for high-powered cloud computing ability replete with improved bandwidth and high memory has inspired Amazon Web Services (AWS) to use High Memory Cluster Instances to facilitate better cloud services. Applications that are memory-based such...
- Posted 113 days ago
Read the Oracle fine print with care
An official Oracle document, available originally at http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/contracts/cloud-hosting-delivery-policies-1881437.pdf (the document seems to have been removed now), laid down the terms of service and contractual obligations for customers of its cloud services. Based on what the blog world is...
- Posted 152 days ago
Hybrid data models prove more popular
A recent report on the cloud and the future developments in this area highlights that most industry experts (81%) argue for a hybrid cloud presence rather than using a completely public model. Experts say that users must...
- Posted 155 days ago
Application monitoring in the cloud – I
If you had an e-commerce application that was hosted in the traditional (?) way, you would have no doubt built some metrics to check if the site is working well. Sales from your website would obviously be...
- Posted 162 days ago
How PaaS helped the Arab Spring
The month was February 2011 and the Arab Spring in Egypt was in full swing. Hundreds of thousands of people were thronging Cairo’s Tahrir Square to press for democracy. Al Jazeera was the only news agency with...
- Posted 168 days ago
Typical big data applications
Governments are typically sitting on piles of big data and they are beginning to realize that using this, they can really make a difference to the standards of governance in their countries. In Japan for instance, there...
- Posted 184 days ago
Rapid evolution of new types of cloud based applications
Studies show that new types of applications are evolving due to the capabilities made possible due to cloud computing. These applications focus on big data, large scale social interactions, web data and mobile computing. A typical application...
- Posted 184 days ago
Networks groan under load of Cloud Applications
When 150 senior executives were surveyed about how they found cloud computing to be, a common answer to emerge was that with SaaS applications and extensive cloud usage, network loading had increased to a point where they...
- Posted 200 days ago
A mixed approach to the cloud works best
CEOs are looking to use cloud computing but there is just one thing that is proving to be a major hitch – the need for an industrial strength cloud. It is right that companies stay cautious when...
- Posted 213 days ago