- 117GB of working memory? You must be joking!Posted 140 days ago
Two warning flags
Falling Prices only a temporary phenomenon? We have been discussing the price wars in the cloud industry in this blog and now there is a warning on it as well. Several writers have said that this price...
- Posted 190 days ago
A price war is on in the cloud
There is a price war on in the cloud services space and Microsoft is the latest to drop its rates. This comes hot on the heels of two price cuts each by Google and Amazon Web Services....
- Posted 196 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
Incremental Payment model changes the IT business
Many experts have stopped thinking of cloud computing bringing just another extension of Moore’s law to the world of computing. They compare cloud computing to the difference that came to automobile production when the industry switched to...
- Posted 252 days ago
Government learns about using the cloud
Government agencies were used to buying stuff. With the advent of cloud computing, they have to learn how to buy services. And it is to their credit that at least some of them know how to use...
- Posted 275 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
Do CIOs regret buying servers?
Cloud computing seems to be bringing with it a dose of reality as well. A news report published September 11, 2012 says that more than 50% of CIO and other IT decision makers regret making large purchases...
- Posted 281 days ago
Modern Drug Discovery with Cloud Computing
Cloud computing is bringing the promise of new and drastically cheaper drugs to the world. Here is how it is working – Previous computer aided drug discovery methods relied on in-house servers to do their 3-d modeling....
- Posted 294 days ago
Can the cloud save Europe?
Microsoft’s International President, Jean-Philippe Courtois speaking to CNN seems to think so. Just as you do not have to own a nuclear power plant to use electricity, you no longer have to own complex computing architecture to...
- Posted 419 days ago