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April 6, 2014  3:24 PM

Cloudy Musings and Random Thoughts

Posted by: Brian Gracely
AWS, Blog, Cloud Computing, Cloud Foundry, Cloud Management, Data Center, Data Gravity, Developers, DevOps, Enterprise, Facebook, Google, IaaS, Lock-In, Microsoft, Multi-Cloud, Open Source, OpenStack, PaaS, Private Cloud, Public Cloud, SaaS, Simon Wardley, VMware

The "Five Computer" Theory In 1943, Thomas Watson said, "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers." Then in the early 2000s, when the Web 2.0 era was...

March 8, 2014  9:53 PM

Learning Cloud Has Never Been Easier

Posted by: Brian Gracely
Cloud Computing, Cloud Foundry, CloudStack, Developers, DevOps, Google, IaaS, Linux, Open Source, OpenDaylight, OpenStack, PaaS, Pivotal, Uncategorized


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February 9, 2014  2:20 PM

Pets, Cattle and Grandparents

Posted by: Brian Gracely
Big Data, Data Gravity, Data Science, Data Scientist, Database, DBaaS, Google, Storage

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September 19, 2013  12:30 PM

Google’s Potential Strategic Cloud Advantage

Posted by: Brian Gracely
AWS, Cloud Computing, Google

When Google launched (or beta’d, or preview’d) the Google Compute Engine (GCE), many people though it was a response to Amazon Web Services and it’s significant market lead in IaaS. While this...

July 7, 2013  10:24 PM

Will Hardware Vendors Adapt to Changing Expectations?

Posted by: Brian Gracely
21st Century Bit Factory, Cisco, Cloud Computing, Costs, Data Center, Data Scientist, Enterprise, Facebook, Google, Hadoop, Open Source, Pivotal, Transformation

Earlier this week, GigaOm wrote a post discussing the possibilities that the largest web companies would begin designing their own chips (CPUs, etc.). This was...

March 23, 2013  3:43 PM

Big Data Thoughts from Structure:Data

Posted by: Brian Gracely
Big Data, Data Scientist, DBaaS, Facebook, Google, Hadoop, NoSQL, Open Source, Pivotal, Platform, VMware

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November 22, 2012  12:21 AM

“Lock-In”: More than just Vendors, Standards and Open-Source

Posted by: Brian Gracely
Cloud Computing, Data Center, Google, Henry Ford, Licensing, Open Source, OpenStack

A funny thing happened on the way to the next wave in IT technology - Cloud Computing - people seemed to want combine the portability of a time-machine with the

October 29, 2012  9:00 AM

What 21st Century Bit Factories can learn from 20th Century Widget Factories

Posted by: Brian Gracely
21st Century Bit Factory, Cloud Computing, Converged Infrastructure, Data Center, DevOps, Facebook, Google, Henry Ford, Simon Wardley, Software-Defined Data Center

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