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Review: Joyent Cloud is built for speed

November 21st, 2012

In the end, Joyent is offering a different kind of commodity than most of the IaaS cloud providers. Joyent is selling you a machine, just like they are, but Joyent's appliances are engineered to deliver Web pages and database storage as a service. Joyent has worked extensively on streamlining the connection between the incoming HTTP request and the bare metal. All that stands in between are Node and SmartOS, and both can be incredibly efficient in the right hands. Joyent is essentially… Read More ›

Here Comes the Joyent7 – The First Fabric-based Cloud Infrastructure Platform

November 20th, 2012

Joyent recently released the Joyent7, the first fabric-based cloud infrastructure platform that will help enterprises and cloud service providers to fulfill their ever increasing cloud management needs. Joyent7 has been designed to deliver the performance required to run solutions for almost endless users, and allow enterprises of any size to become a cloud services provider within their own organization. Read More ›

Cloud computing's utility future gets closer

November 16th, 2012

Existing utility markets include ones for water, electricity, gas and, to a degree, basic internet connectivity. A utility market occurs when an item has been commoditised to the point that it becomes very hard to differentiate on a technology basis, and instead companies distinguish themselves through different levels of service, availability and support. Read More ›

Compute Midwest: Joyent CTO Jason Hoffman On The Industrialization Of Mobile

November 15th, 2012

“We’re strip mining Mongolia so we can look at pictures of cats.” That was one of Jason Hoffman’s, the CTO of Joyent, first statements in his talk at Compute Midwest. It was a stark reminder that the internet is more than code on your mobile phone or laptop. It’s made of large centers of power that consume resources. Read More ›

IT's new battlegrounds in the cloud revolution

November 15th, 2012

As the cloud market matures, effects of scale lock the industry into dependence on a few large companies. In this latest industrial revolution, new entrants will face a tough fight. Read More ›

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