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May 6th, 2009 • Comments Off on When was the last time you actually got a CD from your Software vendor?
When was the last time you bought software and got a real CD? Downloads are all around but even more impressing is that Software as a Service (SaaS) is coming. In that case you are not even downloading Software! Amazing isn’t it? But there is a downside of it – this article states that costs for SaaS can add up fast. But traditional software seems to get cheaper.
And now take into account that there are also Open Source solutions around…
April 27th, 2009 • Comments Off on DMTF announces the Cloud Computing Incubator
The DMTF announce the incubator for Cloud Computing. See the complete information here. The charter can be found here. Sun is one
of the parties in this group.
This is interesting indeed. The DMTF has the following time line in mind for their efforts:
The Cloud incubator is expected to complete within 1 year from approval of the charter by the board.
OCCI has a similar approach and tries to deliver in the same time frame. Hope to see some work overlap and collaboration!
Update: Mark also has a nice entry about it.
April 27th, 2009 • Comments Off on News from the Cloud
VmWare releases the first Cloud Computing Operating System: http://www.vmware.com/products/vsphere/index.html
The Eucalyptus project seems to have gone commercial: http://www.undertheradarblog.com/blog/eucalyptus-presents-at-under-the-radar-2009/
What we learn from all this: Cloud Computing is stil a hype and everybody uses his own definition of a Cloud. Kind of funny, but currently a very intersting field to work in!
April 24th, 2009 • Comments Off on Top five cloud computing security issues
Computerweekly released an article on security and 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.