“History is written by the victors.” – Winston Churchill (1874-1965), British Prime Minister during WWII. History, especially if it deals with victories and defeats, is inherently flawed. No one knew this better than Winston Churchill, who was assured of his place in the historical tomes by his victory in WWII. As he put it, “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it”. Therefore, are we taking a leap of faith by trying to encapsulate the history of cloud computing in mere words? Is it a wasted effort? Not really. In our opinion, the best time to
Amazon RDS running Oracle Database Amazon Website Update With Amazon RDS, you can provision and scale a relational database (and the underlying infrastructure hardware and software) in just minutes using the point-and-click interface of the AWS Management Console. Amazon RDS also manages time-consuming database administration tasks, including continuous backups, software patching, and exposing key operational metrics. Running Oracle Databases on Amazon RDS enables you to extend the ease of use and management capabilities of Amazon RDS to the Oracle Database Software. AWS plans to offer a variety of licensing options for running the Oracle Database on Amazon RDS, including: “Bring
How Cloud Computing Can Save You Money “Over the long term, absent of other barriers, economics always win.” – Andy Bechtolsheim, co-founder of Sun Microsystems. Bechtolsheim made this announcement when presenting on the potential of cloud computing, where he stated that ultimately, it will be economics that dictates worldwide adoption of this new technology. And as far as economics are concerned, cloud computing is right at the top in its ability to cut costs. When Bechtolsheim speaks, I would suggest we listen. After all, not only was he a co-founder of one of the defining IT companies of the 20th
Amazon releases the new AWS ‘Elastic Beanstalk’ Information from Amazon Website “Elastic Beanstalk leverages AWS services such as Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon Simple Notification Service, Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto-Scaling to deliver the same highly reliable, scalable, and cost-effective infrastructure that hundreds of thousands of businesses depend on today. However, you don’t need familiarity with AWS services to begin running your applications on the AWS technology infrastructure platform. Rather, you simply upload your application to Elastic Beanstalk using the AWS Management Console, the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse, or the Elastic Beanstalk command line tools or API– and behind the
BOSTON (Reuters) – Jeffrey Saut simply looks up to remind himself which tech stocks will be hot in 2011. Saut, chief investment strategist for brokerage Raymond James, says he is betting on companies that are leaders in cloud computing — using Internet technology to move computers and information away from desktops and into remote data centers. Despite the surge in cloud computing stock prices last year, investors are expecting an encore in 2011 as the revenue growth for these companies rises faster than the broader technology landscape. Will Danoff, who manages the $72 billion Fidelity Contrafund, is among the most
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Cloud Computing Road Trip By Sourya Biswas Oracle may be a comparatively late entrant into the cloud computing arena, but it is certainly making up for lost time with enthusiasm. According to its website, the data warehousing giant is on a cloud computing road trip around the world that will position its products and services to potential clients. This trip will take the Oracle Enterprise Cloud Summit, as the event is titled, to more than 80 cities across all major geographical regions – North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia- Pacific (APAC). This trip marks