What you Must know about the Storage Services Needed for an Infrastructure-as-a-Service Cloud

Storage is one of the three key resources in any cloud. However there are considerations – do you need persistent storage? Is Block storage the right choice? How about Object storage? In this final of four episodes on enabling an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud services, Robert Starmer, CTO of Kumulus Technologies, …

Cloud isn’t about cost it’s about speed

An interesting article looking at the business drivers for cloud adoption. It is interesting to note that most folks are seeing benefits in enabling new capabilities by moving to cloud. But I do wonder if they’re paying attention to how this speed impacts their ability to be agile in their …

What you Must know about Network Service Needed for an Infrastructure-as-a-Service Cloud

The Network Service is one of the three key resources in any cloud. Exactly how to approach compute has been rapidly evolving in recent years. The Virtual Machine is no longer “The” answer. Bare metal is increasingly important, especially in compute-intensive environments used for Big Data analytics. In the world …

What you Must know about Compute Services Needed for an Infrastructure-as-a-Service Cloud

The Compute Service is one of the three key resources in any cloud. Exactly how to approach compute has been rapidly evolving in recent years. The Virtual Machine is no longer “The” answer. Bare metal is increasingly important, especially in compute-intensive environments used for Big Data analytics. In the world …

Become a part of the #IoT and #Cloud

This is great. Distributed your storage, and support others. Not a new idea, but as an OpenSource project running on a RasberryPI? Well, that’s a bit new. There’s lots still to discover about this technology, such as how to ensure that data security is maintained, and what about snooping traffic …

AWS lowers prices again

Go figure, it’s the new year, and time for new pricing. In the past year, Amazon started to present actual data on it’s AWS service business performance (partially because their other businesses revenue didn’t grow as much as anticipated), but also to perhaps give some folks a push to get …