Microsoft Azure Outage Explanation Doesn't Soothe
Microsoft leader's post mortem on Azure cloud outage cites a human error factor, but leaves other questions unanswered. Does this remind you of how Amazon played its earlier lightning strike incident?
Microsoft Azure Suffers Outage
Microsoft Azure cloud services dashboard shows access problem in three regions; most users back online within eight hours.
The Big Data Challenge: Social Data Meets Corporate Data
With the rise of social media sites, companies are getting hit with a blizzard of unstructured data, and must now find cost-effective ways to integrate and analyze the collective pool of big data to generate granular business insights.
DARPA, MIT Research A Self-Healing Cloud
Researchers aim to develop a cloud computing environment that could immediately recognize and fend off a cyber attack, much like the human body fights a virus.
Inside Zynga's Big Move To Private Cloud
With private cloud, Zynga found it could do the same work it had been doing on Amazon EC2, but with one-third the
number of servers. Go inside the how and why of the move.
4 Hot Topics At Cloud Connect
From Amazon to Zynga, cloud leaders at the conference gave some interesting sneak peeks at the future of cloud computing. Take a look ahead.
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Cloud Computing Can Drive Business Innovation
Cloud is an enabler of new business models, but too many companies are just experimenting or improving existing processes and not taking full advantage of the technology, says IBM.
SoftLayer: A New Kind Of Cloud Service
SoftLayer's customers can move data with the click of a button from virtual servers to physical and back, whenever they choose, in SoftLayer data centers.
Amazon Grows Revenue, Keeps Cloud Numbers Hidden
As Amazon reported a 35% jump in revenue, it dodged key questions about Kindle Fire and AWS cloud services--namely, whether AWS is helping Amazon's bottom line or still working toward a breakeven point.