I had a chance to speak with Niall Kennedy, who has written quite a bit about cloud computing recently, making sense of the jargon and clarifying the issues. For example, see his The Anatomy Of Cloud Computing, and Measuring Efficiency In The Cloud posts. I am particularly obliiged to Niall for his observation that companies thinking about moving to the cloud should pick solutions that best match their non-cloud stacks, in order to minimize costs and breakage.
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