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Amazon's Push to the Cloud Adds to Server-Market Woes

August 28th, 2013

"There will absolutely be fewer buyers of physical machines," predicts Bryan Cantrill, a senior vice president at Joyent Inc., another company that hosts computing operations. "But we don't know if there will be fewer physical machines sold." Read More ›

Can anybody catch Amazon?

August 26th, 2013

"Why they have a shot: Joyent is a pure-play cloud company known for its engineering prowess." "In June, Joyent rolled out its newest service called Manta, which allows processing and data analytics to be done without having to transfer data from a storage system into a compute engine, speeding the transaction time." Read More ›

Brett Newsome | Bay Area People

August 20th, 2013

Brett's appointment as CFO follows the release of the Joyent Manta Storage Service, a next-generation cloud object store and big data analytics platform. He will focus on developing business operations that scale with a growing customer base. Read More ›

Duh, Amazon tops Gartner’s cloud Magic Quadrant, but number two may surprise you

August 19th, 2013

Joyent got props for its 'unique vision for cloud IaaS and is exceptionally innovative from a technology perspective. It is developing an integrated technology stack and its infrastructure offerings verge into the platform space. It is making deep investments in fundamental technologies, including its own SmartOS operating system, based on Illumos Solaris and its x86 hypervisor.' Read More ›

Crunching The Numbers On Mario Kart 64

August 8th, 2013

To show off the capabilities of number-crunching tool Manta, programmer Dave Pacheco explains how he wired a system for recording matches from the Nintendo 64 racing-game classic Mario Kart 64. The post is a little on the wonky side, but more or less, Pacheco's system records what's happening on-screen (through a gadget called an iGrabber) and translates it into numbers. Read More ›

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