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Joyent Brings Opscode Chef to Joyent Cloud

April 24th, 2013

New Offering Makes It Easy to Automate Deployment and Provisioning of Scale-Out Cloud Projects SAN FRANCISCO, CA - (April 24, 2013) - Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, and Opscode today announced that Opscode Chef™ infrastructure automation software is now fully supported and available on the Joyent® Cloud. Joyent customers can now easily implement Hadoop and other large deployments using re-usable configuration templates -- known as cookbooks and recipes -- for… Read More ›

Joyent says Chef support will make cloud workloads mobile

April 24th, 2013

In Opscode parlance, Chef configurations are deployed and managed via a “cookbook.” Joyent’s support of Chef means it will be easier, going forward, for customer to move cloud deployments to and from any cloud, said Joyent CTO Jason Hoffman in a recent interview. Read More ›

The 10 Most Important Companies In Cloud Computing

April 20th, 2013

Joyent competes with VMware, OpenStack and Citrix, too, with its own cloud operating system. It's become a popular alternative for service providers needing big cloud data centers because it costs them less, Joyent cofounder Jason Hoffman told Business Insider. Read More ›

Amazon: S3 cloud contains two trillion objects

April 18th, 2013

As with all things cloud, Amazon's figure is difficult to use to compare S3 against other storage clouds: mid-level operators such as Joyent and Rackspace don't break out storage figures, and neither does Amazon contemporary Google. Read More ›

Cloud fight keeps Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Rackspace clamoring for enterprise customers

April 18th, 2013

Microsoft, for example, claims it is one of the only companies to offer a true "hybrid cloud" offering between its on-premises Windows Server and Microsoft Azure cloud. Rackspace offers "fanatical support" and has been broadening its database offerings recently; Joyent and ProfitBricks are among the cloud providers that focus on high-performance computing, while a company like FireHost emphasizes security in its cloud. Read More ›

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