- 117GB of working memory? You must be joking!Posted 140 days ago
What are the actual costs to your business during a cloud outage?
The issue of how much a cloud outage can cost your business depends on how much your business makes by the hour. Amazon experienced a cloud outage for a span of 49 minutes on Jan 31, 2012...
- Posted 129 days ago
Cloud Based Supercomputers – the Next Big thing
Software specialized for Cloud computing is all set to revolutionize the world of super computers. Building a super computer by adding together many CPUs and memory is one side of the story but software is often the...
- Posted 139 days ago
The Big Three help academic research
A blog by ‘ Google research’ describes how Google has awarded more than 100 million core hours of cloud super computing to academic research. Google was searching for research projects that needed 100 million hours or more and was...
- Posted 184 days ago
Monitoring cloud based applications – II
Last week I wrote a bit about monitoring applications that are hosted in the cloud. This week I am taking it a step further and discussing a few commonly used methods of analyzing the results. Essentially, there...
- Posted 185 days ago
IT middle men and retailers worry as the cloud rolls in
In Bangalore, the silicon valley of the East, there is a worried group of solution providers and retailers. The coming of cloud computing with its emphasis on ready to use SaaS applications and predefined server images have...
- Posted 221 days ago
Cloud Based VoIP gives small businesses new capabilities
Small and medium businesses are using cloud based VoIP systems to cut down on costs and increase agility. Traditional fixed line phone systems are out. Setting up VoIP takes nothing more than VoIP phones (even they can...
- Posted 224 days ago
Lowering costs by exploiting differences in data center capabilities
When we think about cloud computing, we think of the data center as one homogeneous collection of servers and CPUs that are humming away smoothly to keep the web sites of the world going. The truth is...
- Posted 229 days ago
Significant differences in CPU speeds show up in the cloud
If you are a heavy user of cloud computing and rent a large number of servers at a data center, it will help your billing if you pay attention to the CPUs that you are renting. Analysis...
- Posted 234 days ago
The cloud shows a new method of designing very complex machinery
With computing power so cheap and available so readily over the cloud, there are a lot of brute force solutions being used rather than spending a lot of time in designing something that is perfect the first...
- Posted 280 days ago
Think about your data before you move to the cloud
While the public cloud is the cheapest way to go to the cloud, moving data there involves some homework. If you have even a small portion of your data housed in your premises and another portion in...
- Posted 300 days ago