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Joyent has a new product and new CEO

November 7th, 2012

Joyent competes against other IaaS providers such as Amazon’s Web Services, but is building a fundamentally different architecture aimed at serving the compute and economic needs of cloud and webscale customers. Read More ›

Joyent and 10gen Strengthen Partnership around MongoDB and SmartOS

October 16th, 2012

Unique partnership offers developers the next generation of tools to build high performance, flexible and scalable applications San Francisco - (October 16, 2012) - Joyent, the high-performance cloud company, and 10gen (the MongoDB company) today announced product/technology enhancements to increase performance, flexibility and scalability. The two companies also joined together with leading technology experts MongoLab, Nodejitsu and Clock to create NodeStack Online -- a unique web conference… Read More ›

Data Centers Are the New Factories, Making and Moving Bits

October 16th, 2012

The data-center business may seem like something brand new, but in many ways it is really just a virtual version of the traditional container-shipping business, Joyent founder and chief technology officer Jason Hoffman told attendees at GigaOM’s Structure Europe conference on Tuesday morning in Amsterdam. And just as the development of modern container ships and shipping technology disrupted the manufacturing business, data centers and cloud economics are doing the same to digital businesses.… Read More ›

Jason Hoffman’s quest to build the new web machine

October 12th, 2012

There are a few thousand people around the world trying to reimagine computing to make it faster and more energy-efficient so we can continue to make the web an integral part of our lives. But unlike most of them, Jason Hoffman doesn’t work at a big Internet company like Google or Facebook and he didn’t start with a background in computer science. Hoffman came to the challenge by a different path: a quest to save his mother’s life. In 2005, Hoffman’s mother was diagnosed with breast… Read More ›

Joyent Tools Cut Data Center Power Consumption

September 20th, 2012

New tools are appearing in the ongoing battle to reduce energy consumption in a data center, and some of these tools are also designed to boost a data center's power usage effectiveness (PUE) rating. Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and Microsoft compete to get to the lowest possible PUE measure in their newest data centers. PUE compares how much total electricity a data center imports to get a unit of computing done. Most older enterprise data centers have a PUE of 1.9- 2.0; they consume almost twice… Read More ›

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