By Michael Coté on January 18, 2011
The open source cloud platform OpenStack has it’s first production use outside of the founding partners of Rackspace and NASA. Internap has launched, though still in beta, a cloud storage offering called XIPCloud that uses the OpenStack Object Storage.
By Michael Coté on October 20, 2010
My discussions with the tech press about SAP’s recent Big Data and private cloud announcements.
By Michael Coté on October 7, 2010
Rackspace got into the app store/marketplace space today with the launch of it’s AppMatcher service.
By R "Ray" Wang on September 30, 2010
Two Seasoned Software Veterans Join Hewlett-Packard On September 30th, 2010, Hewlett-Packard (HP) announced two significant changes in its leadership structure. Former SAP CEO Léo Apotheker was named as CEO; and Kleiner Perkins partner and former Oracle COO, Ray Lane was named as non-executive Chairman. These two appointments signal a seriousness to shake things up for […]
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By Bob Warfield on July 19, 2010
Open stack MIGHT be a big deal, it awaits adoption to see. In discussions with the Enterprise Irregulars, the question came up of whether it was a good analog to view Open Stack as the “Android” to Amazon’s “iPhone” (where is their antennagate?). This is an interesting metaphor as much for what it tells us about […]
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By Michael Coté on July 19, 2010
Rackspace announced the OpenStack project today, open sourcing much of the software it uses to run its own cloud. I spoke with Rackspace’s Jonathan Bryce on the topic to get an in-depth overview, discuss Rackspace’s intentions, and explore the operational future of OpenStack. This is a big announcement in the cloud world, further widening the […]
By James Governor on April 14, 2010
One of the hottest topics in software development right now is what is being called NoSQL. What is that? I kind of like the definition from no-sqldatabase.org
NoSQL databases mostly address some of the points: being non-relational, distributed, open-source and horizontal scalable. The original intention has been modern web-scale […]