June 11, 2009 10:43 PM
Posted by: CarlBrooks
, Cloud Security
, service outages
In a succint one-day recap of the mouth-watering prospects of using cloud computing and the legless terror it can engender, website gdgt.com autoscaled gigantic traffic, and Amazon's flagshp EC2 service went dark for hours in the night after an electrical...
March 6, 2009 12:26 PM
Posted by: JoMaitland
Eli Lilly and Co. tapped into Amazon Web Services to crunch a vast chunk of data associated with the development of a new drug. Its research time collapsed from three months to two hours, a huge advantage in the highly competitive pharmaceutical business.
The company repatriated the data over a...