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July 13, 2009  4:11 PM

AWS growth info exposed

Posted by: Mino65434
amazon, aws, cloud computing, S3

We recently came upon some photos displaying, in fancy picture form, the growth of Amazon Web Services in terms of bandwidth usage and objects stored in Amazon S3. The results are impressive, as you'll see below:

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...

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...

April 4, 2009  1:27 AM

Amazon’s New Elastic Map Reduce

Posted by: JohnMWillis
amazon, aws, elastic map reduce, haddop

Amazon has offered a new web service that provides Hadoop services called Elastic Map Reduce.  Hadoop is a Java based framework that implements Map Reduce.  Map Reduce is a method of programming that gives a program the capability of breaking a job up into hundreds or even thousands of separate...

March 23, 2009  5:51 PM

The Tale of Three Cloud SLA’s

Posted by: JohnMWillis
3tera, amazon, aws, Mosso, Rackspace, sla

Wikpedia says...

The SLA records a common understanding about services, priorities, responsibilities, guarantees and warranties. Each area of service scope should have the 'level of service' defined. The SLA may specify the levels of availability, serviceability,...

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