Storing Massive Files On The Cloud On December 9th, Amazon announced, in a blog post, an increase in the maximum size of file that could be stored on the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3). Before the increase, the largest file that could be stored was 5GB – anything larger had to be split into chunks and put back together within an application, using an intermediate server or on the client device. Now, the limit has been increased to 5TB, an increase of approximately 1000 times. This new limit allows the storage of large databases, video files or scientific data, but
Install WordPress onto Rackspace Cloud Sites in less than 5 minutes. WordPress is the most popular CMS system in the world due to rich features, plug-in selection and unlimited customization. It also works very well in conjunction with RackSpace Cloud Sites. Here is a very quick and easy installation tutorial showing you the steps in order to setup WordPress into RackSpace Cloud Sites. One Important Note: Make sure that your wp-config.php file in your WordPress Folder is configured to point to your database.
PLEASANTON, Calif. – November 16th, 2010 – Five9 Inc., the leader in on-demand call center software, announced today General Availability (GA) of the second generation of its Cloud Computing Platform for Call Centers. The platform provides a set of Five9 Cloud APIs based on web services technology, enabling advanced software integrations with other applications and services, such as the pre-packaged integrations that Five9 provides for its partners Salesforce, NetSuite, RightNow, and Leads360. Version 2 of the platform includes a Reporting Web Services API, which can be used to retrieve historical information for data warehousing and analytics, workforce management applications, and
Source: Amazon EC2 Team “We are excited to announce the immediate availability of Cluster GPU Instances for Amazon EC2, a new instance type designed to deliver the power of GPU processing in the cloud. GPUs are increasingly being used to accelerate the performance of many general purpose computing problems. However, for many organizations, GPU processing has been out of reach due to the unique infrastructural challenges and high cost of the technology. Amazon Cluster GPU Instances remove this barrier by providing developers and businesses immediate access to the highly tuned compute performance of GPUs with no upfront investment or long-term
Why your business really needs the cloud – Part 3 Continued From Part 2 If you are running a basic, content-driven website then utilizing the cloud won’t give you much advantage. After all, your website just needs CPU power and a way to upload content and manage the application. And publishing to one of the many Virtual Private Servers (VPSes) or Shared Hosting providers will more than suffice, and can be done at much lower cost. But there are instances where startups and SMBs should only consider the cloud: Cloud computing vendors are offering excellent techniques to auto-magically scale your