- 117GB of working memory? You must be joking!Posted 113 days ago
When is the cloud not appropriate for you?
If you are a frequent reader of this blog you are surely aware of the great benefits of cloud computing. You also have a good idea about the various industries where the cloud can be put to...
- Posted 251 days ago
Some amazing success stories from the cloud and cyberspace
If you think you had heard it all about how the cloud was being used to great effect, here are some stories that I find amazing, I am not going into which cloud vendor the entrepreneurs are...
- Posted 269 days ago
Vacancies for cloud computing touch astronomical figures
During April 2012, more than 12,000 jobs related to cloud computing technology were seen advertised online according to Wanted Analytics, the leading source of real-time business intelligence for the marketplace. Hiring seems to have grown geometrically than...
- Posted 365 days ago
Managing Hybrid Clouds – The need for multiple skills
There is a formidable challenge in managing hybrid clouds. It is not for the faint hearted, yet I think it appeals to managers’ need for control over critical data. Having some critical parts of the business housed...
- Posted 394 days ago
Are you growing your skills to keep pace with the Cloud?
Much has been said about the manpower required to manage future cloud applications. We have already discussed how it has been estimated that the cloud alone will generate 14 million jobs by the year 2015. Other articles...
- Posted 399 days ago
Visual Programming Tools Speed up Development
Visual developers are coming back to the computing environment. Platform as a Service or PaaS has contributed to this trend with a set of Visual PaaS tools becoming available. All of these tools are boosting productivity...
- Posted 402 days ago
Peculiar Security Challenges of the Cloud
The cloud is coming with its own peculiar security challenges. Since by design the entire structure is accessible through the Internet and supports multi tenancy, conventional methods of providing security do not work. Implementing something conventional like...
- Posted 402 days ago
Why do people move to the cloud?
An IBM report highlights some interesting trends about cloud computing. 75% of the respondents to its survey said that their organization would build on cloud infrastructure within the next two years. IT professionals associated with the survey...
- Posted 403 days ago
Security in the Cloud
Many SMEs have intense debates on whether they can trust cloud security and keep vital data in a third party environment. Yes, some companies have taken a safer way out by segregating their data into sensitive and...
- Posted 407 days ago
Emerging fields for IT professionals
An IDG Enterprise cloud computing study of 1650 IT and senior business executives shows that they spend nearly 34% of their IT budget on the cloud. Most of the respondents are still storing their data in private...
- Posted 408 days ago