Overheard: Word of the Day:

Cloud computing


January 8, 2010  3:45 PM

Overheard – cloud backup



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Backup, backup and recovery, cloud backup, Cloud computing

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October 14, 2009  3:32 PM

Overheard – Cloud cartography



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
cloud cartography, Cloud computing, Cloud Security, virtual machine escape

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May 26, 2009  11:17 AM

Cloud economics – budgeting for the cloud



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, cloud economics, insourcing, outsourcing, Telecommuting, work-at-a-distance

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May 22, 2009  6:18 PM

Terabyte – two terabytes in the news



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Amazon, Amazon Simple Storage Service, Cloud computing, Import/Export, Storage, terabyte

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December 11, 2008  2:15 PM

Overheard – End of the IT department



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, future of IT, Technology, Utility computing

nicholas_carr.jpg In the long run, the IT department is unlikely to survive, at least in its familiar form. It will have...


December 11, 2008  1:54 PM

Overheard – No LAMP in the cloud?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, LAMP

alex_iskold.jpg This generation of web services got their start from LAMP - a stack of simple, yet powerful technologies that...


December 11, 2008  1:09 PM

Overheard – All we are saying…is give clouds a chance



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, LAMP, Technology

kyle_rankin.jpg If you can increase your capacity simply by adding another twenty nodes to your infrastructure (such as with...


December 10, 2008  4:44 PM

Overheard – Key to cloud is an old-fashioned SLA



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, Service Level Agreement, Technology

cloud_dollars-sm1.jpg "Cloud computing" is an apt name for a technology that is many things to many people. Although...


December 9, 2008  11:23 PM

Overheard – A hybrid cloud is not a cloudburst



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, hybrid application hosting, Jeff Barr, Technology

jeff-barr.jpg Cloudbursting is an application hosting model which combines existing corporate infrastructure with new,...


November 26, 2008  3:53 PM

Overheard – Frank Gillett’s cloud computing reality check



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS

Forrester's Frank Gillett talks with Beet.tv about “cloudwashing.”  He does a nice job breaking down where the future might lie for cloud computing and unlike a lot of other pundits, Frank seems to have his feet on the ground (and not in the clouds).  Don't miss this...


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