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August 16, 2010  9:18 PM

Evans cloud computing survey says developers see Google for the public, IBM for the private side



Posted by: James Denman
Cloud Services

By Kathleen Kriz It is still in the early going but evidence suggests developers see Google as the leader in Public Cloud Computing, and IBM as the leader in Private Cloud Computing, at least according to an Evans Data Corporation study of developer perceptions. In their Cloud Development Survey...

August 11, 2010  6:53 PM

John deVadoss talks about “SOA with .NET & Windows Azure” and related topics



Posted by: James Denman
Cloud Services, Microsoft

These days, the SOA community is increasingly able to agree on basic SOA terms and concepts, said John deVadoss, the leader of the Patterns and Practices team at Microsoft, and a co-author of SOA with .NET & Windows Azure: Realizing Service-Orientation, a recent addition to Thomas...


July 28, 2010  7:14 PM

Google’s Rob Pike at OSCON on Go language, more



Posted by: ITKE
Add new tag, Cloud Services, Java

By Kathleen Kriz New languages, cloud computing and hands-on Android development demonstrations were all part of the fare last week at the OSCON conference in Portland, Ore. Of note,


April 27, 2010  6:43 PM

SOA and the Web of Semantics



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Cloud Services, SOA

Technology winds blow oddly. The technology itself is always moving ahead at one rate and the terms we use to describe technology change at another. Terms can be important step rungs for technology vendor and implementer alike, but the terms are somewhat arbitrary. Sometimes the terms are...


April 13, 2010  5:15 PM

Say it ain’t NoSQL – say it is Not Only SQL (we speak with Nati Shalom)



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Cloud Services, data architecture

A part of many discussions of massively-scaled cloud computing architecture these days is the notion of “NoSQL.” That is because the trustworthy and ubiquitous SQL data base seems to be playing a less-than-central role in big cloud apps built around Gooble’s Big Table, Facebook’s Cassandra...


April 8, 2010  7:30 PM

Olofson on ODBs



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Cloud Services, data architecture

There are a variety of caching techniques to be considered in grid, cloud and other types of distributed computing architecture for analytics.  Among these, the object data base can show some advantages said Carl W. Olofson, Research Vice President, IDC. In fact, some of the early object data base...


November 24, 2008  7:20 PM

Compute cloud services cross chasm, analyst says



Posted by: Heather Clancy
cloud computing, Cloud Services, IBM, SaaS, Security

IT cloud services are “crossing the chasm,” argues Frank Gens of IDC. But what do enterprises want and expect from the new paradigm in software delivery?

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November 7, 2008  11:49 PM

Is this the dawning of the age of hosted providers?



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Cloud Services

Recently spoke with John Rymer, analyst with Forrester. The topic was going to be cloud computing, but Rymer advised that this term, for now at least, has hardly any meaning. That is because anything that is remotely new is being called a ‘cloud solution.’ For now, says Rymer, a more useful and...


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