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July 22, 2009  8:22 PM

Rackspace opens cloud APIs to the masses



Posted by: CarlBrooks
Amazon Web Services, API, cloud computing, creative commons, Rackspace

Speaking at the open-source hippie lovefest OSCON today, Rackspace made good today on last week's report that it would open-source its APIs. Rackspace released the API specification under the Creative Commons license....

May 6, 2009  1:40 AM

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



Posted by: CarlBrooks
Add new tag, Amazon EC2, Amazon Web Services, Citrix, cloud computing

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...


April 29, 2009  8:47 PM

EUCALYPTUS sprouts business shoots



Posted by: CarlBrooks
amazon, Amazon Web Services, aws, cloud, cloud computing, cloud managment, EC2, eucalyptus, open source

In what is surely a contender for the most-complicated backronym of the ages, the Elastic Utility Computing Architecture for Linking Your Programs to Useful Systems, first developed at Middleware and Applications Yielding...


February 3, 2009  2:57 PM

Amazon claims 400,000 web services users



Posted by: JoMaitland
Add new tag, Amazon EC2, Amazon Web Services, cloud computing

An industry insider close to Amazon's Web Services (AWS) business unit told us the company claims to have 400,000 customers using its web services offering. AWS includes EC2, the compute-on-demand offering, S3, the hosted storage service, SimpleDB for hosted databases, Simple Queue Service (SQS)...


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