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Updated Versions of MySQL / MySQL & Cloud

April 24th, 2009 • Comments Off on Updated Versions of MySQL / MySQL & Cloud

A new version of MySQL is available. The new version 5.4 mainly comes with scalability and performance enhancements. Also a new version of MySQL Cluster (7.0) is available.

Want to know what you can do with MySQL and the Cloud? Have a look here…

Building Private and Hybrid Clouds

April 24th, 2009 • Comments Off on Building Private and Hybrid Clouds

Since Ubuntu 9.04 was released officially today, the following Article is interesting. But not to mention you can do similar with Solaris/OpenSolaris.

Akamai on Cloud Computing

April 22nd, 2009 • Comments Off on Akamai on Cloud Computing

Some nice videos about Cloud Computing and how it could reduce global warning. This is the point of view from Akamai so not necessary mine. I do not think that they use a proper definition of Cloud Computing.

Also some videos are a little bit to much like a commercial. Anyhow some ideas and facts are nice to read.

http://www.akamai.com/html/misc/ted.html

OCCI needs your help (well kind of)

April 17th, 2009 • Comments Off on OCCI needs your help (well kind of)

The OCCI working group is currently heavily discussing stuff on the mailing-list. We are trying to create an API for ‘Infrastructure as a Service’ based Clouds. So please come join and help out. Many others already have and some interesting work is going on!

Sun Cloud API

April 17th, 2009 • Comments Off on Sun Cloud API

Lew Tucker describes the Sun Cloud API: