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November 5, 2013  5:50 PM

Amazon Web Services drops cloud prices…again

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Amazon AWS

Amazon Web Services has lowered the price of its second-generation standard instances by 10% across the board, continuing the downward trend of IaaS pricing. The EC2 M3 instances, which debuted last November,

October 22, 2013  4:37 PM

AWS responds to demand for flexible reserved instances

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Amazon AWS

Amazon Web Services will allow users to change the size of reserved instances – a capability that is high on cloud customers' wish lists. Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers

March 6, 2013  8:29 PM

Amazon throws its hat into cost-cutting ring

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Amazon AWS, Amazon Web Services, hp, Rackspace Cloud

Earlier this week, I reported on some tools that help shave considerable sums of money off of companies’ Amazon Web Services bills. No sooner had that report been...

August 28, 2012  4:39 PM

Seven minutes of terror in cloud performance testing

Posted by: LaspeTT
Amazon AWS, Amazon Web Services, cloud, cloud computing, cloud management, cloud performance, NASA

  Millions of viewers tuned in to NASA's website to watch streamed live coverage of its 'Curiosity' rover landing on the surface of Mars earlier this month and though it all went off without a hitch, a server outage or a website blip could have done some serious damage to NASA's...

January 20, 2012  5:22 PM

Is the cloud Linux country?

Posted by: Alex Barrett
Amazon AWS, azure, big data, devops, Linux

VMware and virtualization changed the face of enterprise IT. And cloud computing -- in some form or another -- promises to do the same. What shape will the cloud take? It’s still too early to say for sure, but my gut tells me the cloud will be inextricably linked with Linux-inspired tools,...

July 17, 2009  5:48 PM

Big Week In The Clouds

Posted by: JohnMWillis
amazon, Amazon AWS, azure, cisco, hp, Rackspace

Most weeks are pretty cloudy for me these days. However, this one was chock-filled with exciting stuff. In case you missed any, here goes...

Rackspace Cloud API

Rackspace has three cloud offerings, ( Cloud Files, Cloud Sites, and Cloud Servers). Cloud Sites is their PaaS offering...

May 19, 2009  5:13 PM

Day 2 dawns at Enterprise Cloud Summit

Posted by: CarlBrooks
amazon, Amazon AWS, aws, ECS, enterprise cloud summit

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...


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