"cloud computing" entries

OpenStack Foundation requires further definition

The thinness of detail about the Foundation is probably a good sign, because it means that Rackspace and its partners are seeking input from the community about important parameters.

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Nebula looks to democratize cloud computing with open source hardware

By combining OpenStack with Facebook's OpenCompute project, Nebula could bring cloud computing to everyone.

Newly launched Nebula will combine open source software with open source hardware developed into an appliance. If Nebula succeeds, its "cloud controller" could enable every company to implement cloud computing.

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Percona's mini-conferences target the evolution of MySQL

Percona's goal is to bring MySQL expertise out of the Silicon Valley and build community around MySQL in many locations.

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Percona’s mini-conferences target the evolution of MySQL

Percona's goal is to bring MySQL expertise out of the Silicon Valley and build community around MySQL in many locations.

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Why the cloud may finally end the reign of the work computer

The era of "bring your own computer" could soon be upon us.

Cloud computing could reduce asset management costs by allowing more employees to use their own equipment in the workplace.

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Wrap-up of 2011 MySQL Conference

Key themes from MySQL 2011. Plus, what you sacrifice when you use a NoSQL solution.

Two dominant themes emerged at MySQL 2011: Mix your relational database with less formal solutions and move to the cloud. This may actually be the best environment MySQL has ever enjoyed.

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What VMware’s Cloud Foundry announcement is about

Cloud Foundry is aggressively open middleware, offering a flexible way to administer applications.

By now, the popular APIs for IaaS have been satisfactorily emulated so that you can move your application fairly easily from one vendor to another. But until now, the PaaS situation was much more closed.

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What VMware's Cloud Foundry announcement is about

Cloud Foundry is aggressively open middleware, offering a flexible way to administer applications.

By now, the popular APIs for IaaS have been satisfactorily emulated so that you can move your application fairly easily from one vendor to another. But until now, the PaaS situation was much more closed.

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Reaching the pinnacle: truly open web services and clouds

Part 5 of the series, "What are the chances for a free software cloud?"

The merger of free software with cloud and web services is a win-win. The transition will take a buy-in from cloud and SaaS providers, a change in the software development process, a stronger link between computational and data clouds, and new conventions to be learned by clients of the services. (Part 5 of a 5-part series.)

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