Amazon are holding a tech summit for developers and system architects at the Thistle Hotel in Marble Arch, London, UK, on 9th November 2010. The speakers include Andy Nichol of Telegraph Media Group, Jodi Moran from Playfish, Craig Box from Symbian Foundation and Michael Brunton-Spall, Developer Advocate from guardian.co.uk.
The …Continue reading »
In a recent Amazon Web Services (AWS) blog post, Jinesh Varia discusses the role of the Cloud and how it is well suited to supporting the needs of “Geo Apps” – systems that leverage geographical data (often publicly available) and social media concepts to derive a new generation of Cloud …Continue reading »
In this article, Bhaskar Krishnamsetty presents the benefits of private cloud use and explains how private clouds can contribute to maximising the return on your IT investment.
“The best way to assess the value of the cloud is in terms of the economic drivers and long term benefits. Implementing a …Continue reading »
RackSpace’s recent announcement of the release of “OpenStack” – their open source Cloud service stack could present a credible challenge to more established Cloud vendors (such as Amazon) according to some commentators.
A key issue with current Cloud services is vendor lock-in. At present, while a number of enterprises have …Continue reading »
Alistair Croll of Bitcurrent, writing on the O’Reilly Radar blog introduces some performance tests they have carried out on a number of well-known Cloud providers, including:
- Amazon EC2/EBS
- Google App Engine
- Rackspace Cloud
- SalesForce Force.com
- Terremark vCloud
“We (Bitcurrent) decided to find out. With the help of Webmetrics, …Continue reading »
Earlier this week, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced support for version control for assets which will allow users of their S3 Cloud based storage facility to retrieve overwritten or deleted files.
Versioning provides an additional layer of protection for your S3 objects. You can easily recover from unintended user errors …Continue reading »