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June 5, 2012  7:04 PM

Behind the curtain of Microsoft’s Azure song and dance

Posted by: Stuart Johnston
microsoft, Microsoft Azure, PaaS, Windows Azure


Windows Azure customers anxious to learn what Microsoft has been hiding behind its back can finally exhale later this week in...

February 3, 2012  7:30 PM

OpenStack may drop Hyper-V from next release

Posted by: Stuart Johnston
Hyper-V, microsoft, open source, OpenStack

There's been some handwringing since late January when the open source cloud platform

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March 21, 2011  9:25 PM

Microsoft points to Target for private cloud but gets it embarassingly wrong

Posted by: CarlBrooks
microsoft, MMS2011, No, Ophelia, System Center, virtualizationisnotcloud

Microsoft Management Summit 2011 has a theme this year. Naturally it is cloud computing. The premise is that advanced systems management tools for Hyper-V and Windows Server will lead all down the primrose path into private clouds and your data centers, once sprinkled with enough powdered unicorn...

November 1, 2010  11:04 PM

How Azure actually works, courtesy of Mark Russinovich

Posted by: CarlBrooks
aha, azure, Azure in some detail, AzureInside, Fault Domain, How Azure Works, Hyper-V, infrastructure, Inside Windows Azure, Mark Russinovich, microsoft, PDC 2010, The more you know

Mark Russinovich -- Microsoft technical fellow, a lead on the Azure platform and a renowned Windows expert -- took pains at PDC '10 (Watch the "Inside Windows Azure" session here) to lay out a...

August 14, 2009  9:52 PM

Party’s over, kids: Microsoft has private cloud all sewn up. In 2010. Maybe

Posted by: CarlBrooks
azure, Hosting Con, microsoft, Virtualization, Zane Adam

Microsoft says it will have the definitive virtualized public/private/platform cloud solution ready to go in a "shrink wrap" package by 2010, and that, by the way, hosters that aren't fully virtualized will go the way of the dodo. Of course, this may come as a surprise to all the hosters already...

March 27, 2009  2:08 PM

Microsoft Was Out of Line

Posted by: JohnMWillis
cloud computing, manifesto, microsoft

Reuven Cohen, the founder of Enomaly, has been one of the brightest voices in the cloud computing revolution. Reuven, a self proclaimed Instigator, has been working tirelessly to get the word out about cloud computing. I first met Reuven on...


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