Tag Archives: Scalability
Cloud Computing From Both Sides Now
This is an review of how cloud computing is defined today and what the pundits have to say about its future. Currently it is confined to IT and the ability to move enterprise functions into the cloud onto virtual servers that can be allocated to meet demand. But what is the effect beyond IT? Continue reading
Clouds of Hadoop
We have been living in the age of Hadoop. I know this for certain because Yahoo! has recently announced it’s commitment to making Hadoop a commercial platform. Yahoo! has nearly a perfect record of picking winning technologies that have already crossed the finish line.
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