The Troposphere:

May, 2009


May 29, 2009  6:56 PM

Sun evacuee Mickos lands at cloud start-up RightScale

CarlBrooks Carl Brooks Profile: CarlBrooks

Open source ringleader Mårten Mickos and former windmill-tilter-in-chief at developer darling MySQL, apparently couldn't bear the gilded cage of Sun's "Senior Vice President" offices. He fled Sun in February and now he's signed on the Board of Directors at

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May 28, 2009  6:00 PM

Splitters in CloudCamp?

JoMaitland Jo Maitland Profile: JoMaitland

The following post, Enomaly owns CloudCamp™ - has it jumped the shark?, by Sam Johnston, working group secretary at Open Grid Forum, is definitely 'inside baseball' but an interesting look at how proprietary interests...


May 27, 2009  4:38 PM

NIST releases draft definition for cloud computing

CarlBrooks Carl Brooks Profile: CarlBrooks

The ship of state turns ponderous and slow, but it appears that the National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a working draft definition for cloud...

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May 21, 2009  2:27 PM

Cloud draws crowds as Interop winds down

CarlBrooks Carl Brooks Profile: CarlBrooks

It's great fun watching a big trade show wind down. Day one is all vigor and pizazz and manic tweets. By the third day, attendees are sprawled in the halls, their listless fingers struggling to update mere blogs. At any rate, Wednesday (day three) brought a telling scene. An event photographer...


May 19, 2009  5:13 PM

Day 2 dawns at Enterprise Cloud Summit

CarlBrooks Carl Brooks Profile: CarlBrooks

We're exploring new frontiers at the Enterprise Cloud Summit, as cloud deckhands try to haul up the sails and ship owners look for value. Overall the mood is good; people are receptive, especially since the order of the day for cloud...


May 14, 2009  8:46 PM

SearchCloudComputing.com is live!

CarlBrooks Carl Brooks Profile: CarlBrooks

Exciting news, the site I've been brought on to write and report for launched today! There's plenty of content there already, including straight news, advice, and expert commentary. Many of the articles already there are backfill -- old news -- but...


May 14, 2009  3:13 PM

Feds get specific on cloud interoperability

JoMaitland Jo Maitland Profile: JoMaitland

Anyone hoping to sell infrastructure as a service to the Government will need to explain how they meet the following criteria for interoperability in the a cloud setting: 5.1 Describe your recommendations regarding “cloud-to-cloud” communication and ensuring interoperability of cloud...


May 12, 2009  8:40 PM

Cloud management startups vie for VC dollars

CarlBrooks Carl Brooks Profile: CarlBrooks

Cloud computing is the fresh word on everyone’s lips; the push started in earnest a year or more ago, when Amazon’s Web Services portal came into its own and the reality of instant-on, pay-as-you-go infinitely scalable servers sank in. Now companies that cover the middle ground between your...


May 7, 2009  9:04 PM

Rich Wolski on the difference between data centers and clouds

CarlBrooks Carl Brooks Profile: CarlBrooks

I'm working up an article about EUCALYPTUS and Eucalyptus Systems, cf. my earlier post on't. Leaving aside the giggles over nomenclature, I had quite a nice talk with

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May 6, 2009  1:40 AM

Citrix and Amazon hop into mindbending infinite-loop bed together, offer virtualizing of virtual servers in virtualized cloud

CarlBrooks Carl Brooks Profile: CarlBrooks

We're sensing someone had an office pool going on "alliteration they could get away with" for this slug line: "Citrix Announces Citrix C3 Lab Built on Amazon Web Services to Connect Cloud Computing to the Corporate Datacenter". Anyways, what the mess of ess' and clatter of consonants...


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