October 30th, 2013
Joyent built its high-performance cloud service with an unusual set of powerful components, starting with its own SmartOS. Find out what makes it tick.
It’s hard to make a cloud technology stack handle the extreme scale-out loads of cloud computing. It takes a brave company to make things harder by choosing less common components, even if that does mean building a better service. But that’s what Joyent did with SmartOS and SmartDataCenter.