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August 18, 2011  9:11 AM

Shrek’s swamp built on a Red Hat cloud at DreamWorks

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Red Hat, Virtualisation

Yesterday saw the beta launch of Red Hat's Enterprise Virtualization version 3.0 offering. The company says that it has worked with industry partners to help establish the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) to promote Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) as an open alternative to proprietary...

August 16, 2011  9:36 AM

Joyent’s open cloud operating system

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, KVM, Open source, x86

Cloud player Joyent has ported KVM (kernel-based virtual machine technology) to its SmartOS operating system. SmartOS itself is designed to turn a server (any server in fact) into a multi-tenant application-hosting platform. NB: KVM (kernel-based virtual machine technology) is...


July 27, 2011  10:34 AM

Do OpenStack clouds need “bootstrapping”?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Dell, OpenStack, Rackspace

Previously famed as a darling of the 'box-shifting desktop' market, Dell appears to be putting its boldest foot forward yet in the cloud solution space. This week sees the company launch what the company says is the "first available" cloud solution offering based on the OpenStack platform.

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May 7, 2011  2:33 PM

Planet Earth is becoming a massive computational cloud

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, devices, Open source

The cloud is becoming massive. Actually, I hate people that call it "the" cloud. It's the cloud computing model of IT service delivery in the form of applications and data. But that's a bit long, so we'll stick with calling it "the" cloud.

So if my original statement holds water, just...


April 15, 2011  12:51 PM

Novell: we are among “top” contributors to Linux kernel

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, kernel, Novell, Red Hat, RHEL, SUSE

Novell's director of Linux marketing Michael Applebaum has been vocal this week on the subject of Linux and its relationship with enterprise level deployments. Noting that Novell has a "rich" history of open source contributions and community-driven software application development, Applebaum says...


February 4, 2011  10:06 AM

Rackspace & NASA OpenStack countdown to ‘Bexar’ code launch

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, community, Open source, Rackspace

The 
OpenStack large-scale open source cloud project and its standards-focused community members are this week gathered at mission control to witness the launch of the 'Bexar' code release of OpenStack Compute and Object Storage. With a variety of new features on offer, this Rackspace and NASA...


October 7, 2010  5:05 AM

Ubuntu 10.10 Server Edition: free cloud power for an hour

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
administrators, Amazon, cloud, EC2, Servers

Canonical, the company that provides engineering services to the open source Ubuntu operating system community is whetting our mid-week appetites this morning by letting us know about the upcoming availability of


September 30, 2010  11:00 AM

Will SugarCRM for OEM just be too sickly sweet?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, CRM, Developer, Source code

Seemingly proud to label itself the world's fastest growing customer relationship management (CRM) company, SugarCRM has introduced an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Platform...


September 7, 2010  3:59 PM

Ghost in the Machine? No, it’s Toads in the Cloud…

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Database, SQL

Quest Software has added support for the Apache Cassandra open-source NoSQL database, to its list of supported platforms with the second beta release of its Toad for Cloud Databases product. Technical Note: Toad for Cloud Databases is a SQL-based interface built to manage data query and migration...


August 10, 2010  10:21 AM

Canonical Widens Ubuntu Cloud Coverage With IBM DB2 Express-C

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, DB2, Desktop, IBM, Linux, Ubuntu

It's not often that you see a company's product 'brand' become better known than the company itself. So Heinz makes HP Sauce and even the Marmite Company makes Marmite. But Canonical acts as the company behind the


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