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April, 2011


April 27, 2011  4:00 PM

Tangled Up in Clouds — Interdependency lessons from the AWS outage

Posted by: Beth Cohen
Amazon Cloud Services, Backup, Cloud architectures, cloud computing, Cloud IT, Cloud Services, data protection, Disaster Recovery, high availability, IT Infrastructure, leveraging IT investment, service level agreements, SLA

Question:  Amazon's recent AWS outage affected a surprisingly large number of sites.  What can we learn about cloud resiliency and how can we minimize these outages in the future? AWS, Amazon's hosted web services offering suffered a major outage with some...

April 8, 2011  8:00 AM

Virtualization – Not dead yet…

Posted by: Beth Cohen
Citrix, cloud computing, emerging technology, infrastruture, IT management tools, SpringSource, virtual desktop, virtual development platforms, VMware, xen server

Question:  Virtualization has been the enabling technology for the entire cloud revolution.  Will there be any new development in virtualization tools and architectures? Virtualization is no longer news.  Over the past 5 years, over 90% of all enterprises...


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