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What cloud computing really means

The “cloud” in cloud computing originated from the habit of drawing the internet as a fluffy cloud in network diagrams. No wonder the most popular meaning of cloud computing refers to running workloads over the internet remotely in a commercial … Continue reading

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IT Outages, Who’s Really at Fault?

Systems do go down, and sometimes the cause seems obvious, but it may be too obvious. Employ root cause analysis methods to find the real cause of failure. InformationWeek: Cloud

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IBM’s Watson Personality Insights says I’m more like Slash than Penn Jillette! Really?

“What,” you might have occasionally wondered “does Mark Gibbs have in common with Penn Jillette?” That’s a fine question, dear reader, and the answer, at least according to Your Celebrity Match, a cognitive computing application based on IBM’s Watson Developer … Continue reading

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Is public cloud really a $20 billion quarterly industry?

Public cloud is big, and it’s growing fast. Nobody will deny that. But Synergy Research Group’s latest estimate that IT corporations earned $ 20 billion in revenue thanks to the public cloud seems a little high. Is this fuzzy math … Continue reading

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Microsoft researcher: Why “micro data centers” really matter to mobile’s future

Microsoft Research distinguished scientist Victor Bahl has been spreading the word about micro-data centers (mDCs), also known by the adorable name “cloudlets,” as a key concept for optimizing the performance and usefulness of mobile and other networked devices via the … Continue reading

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Microsoft researcher: Why Micro Datacenters really matter to mobile’s future

Microsoft Research distinguished scientist Victor Bahl has been spreading the word about Micro Datacenters, also known by the adorable name “cloudlets,” as a key concept for optimizing the performance and usefulness of mobile and other networked devices via the cloud. … Continue reading

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