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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 ›

TSO Logic Targets Power Management at the Application

April 17th, 2013

Server power capping isn’t new, and has been available for years vendors including Intel and HP. There are other software players in this space, includingEmerson Network Power, whose Trellis DCIM software is being used by Joyent to track app-level power usage. Read More ›

OpenStack Gives the Open Source Cloud a Lift

April 9th, 2013

OpenStack and other open source cloud options -- such as CloudStack, Eucalyptus, Joyent and OpenNebula -- likely will continue to coexist in the market and benefit from the increased credibility they all bring to open source cloud computing. Just as different Linux distributions and different open source hypervisors have helped drive one another in the industry, we are likely to see open clouds do the same thing. Read More ›

Promising to remake cloud databases for web scale

April 9th, 2013

However, Rugg explained, there’s a big difference between these options and what ParElastic does. Namely, while NoSQL and NewSQL options require deploying an entirely new database and likely rewriting some application code, ParElastic’s software just overlays customers’ existing cloud databases. Rugg said about half of its early users are running standard MySQL versions on Amazon Web Services, while the rest are spread across cloud providers such as Rackspace, Joyent and LiquidWeb. Read More ›

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