In response to the need for greater performance and scalability in cloud computing environments, the Joyent cloud offers scalability features and options that aid application performance, including lightweight virtualization, flexible resource provisioning, dynamic load balancing and storage caching, and CPU bursting.
The Joyent SmartPlatform development environment allows businesses to
develop more efficient applications that are easily ported to virtually any open standards
You're a CIO. If you had a dollar for every time someone asked you about your cloud strategy, you'd probably be retired by now. Well, maybe we are exaggerating. But not by much. The buzz around cloud computing is deafening, between media coverage, IT industry analyst assessments of this nascent field, and the rapidly growing list of conferences and panels addressing the cloud.
To date, analysis of the true benefits of moving critical computing functions into the cloud remains largely