Finding Links between the Spectacular Lion King Musical and Cloud Computing The Lion King musical is a spectacular rendition, and a down-to-earth theatrical production, that brings the great original film, the Lion King (1994) to the stage. Now, courtesy of its many sequels, impressive commercial and on-stage success, it has spawned a world of its own that can receive review from sales and production viewpoints, under the cloud computing perspective. Firstly, a word about the current musical will suffice. Beginning 1998, the musical has toured many nations, and its latest stage was in Sao Paulo Brazil, March 30 2013, but
Yet Another Vendor Specific Certification, AWS Rolls Out New Certification Program The lack of specific standards to govern cloud computing, along with security concerns is often one of the reasons cited by those that put it aside in favor of traditional enterprise and datacenter applications. But industry leaders in cloud computing are starting to fill this void with different certification levels intended for specific positions within the cloud infrastructure, albeit for their own specific flavors of cloud computing. Cloud adaption rates are increasing every year because most companies out there make use of a cloud service in one way or
Last Weeks Acquisition By Software AG Small and medium-sized businesses have something new to be excited about. Software AG who last week purchased LongJump, a PaaS (Platform as a Service) vendor who in the past has worked with giants like Cisco, AT&T, and Gannett to provide white-labeled PaaS. The terms of the deal were undisclosed, but Software AG says that it will reveal the details of how it will weave LongJump’s technology into its own middleware portfolio when they are ready. LongJump uses open-source elements including MySQL database and Tomcat application server, so it is compatible with a majority of
The Death of “The Death Of the PC Era” For months, we have seen news reporting the impending doom of the personal computer. This prediction is somewhat unnerving for those who grew up in the era when we bought our first pickup trucks for less than the cost of a popular pair of “athletic shoes”. Market forces are accelerating the supposed end of the full sized pickup as well. It should be pointed out that the days of the pickup truck being Detroit’s biggest revenue source seem to be coming to an end. Modern pickups are more plasticized and computerized
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Metcalf By David Fletcher Our comic collection has simply taken the light side of cloud computing to a whole new level. So after a long day’s work in the cloud, you can stop by our comic library for that much deserved moment of fun before you call it a day. Review the full library For the reuse of our CloudTweaks comic images for print, web or related, please contact us regarding.
Five Free Information Assets for the Cloud Enthusiast “One cannot resist an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo (1802-1885), iconic French poet and writer. While we here at CloudTweaks would certainly describe cloud computing as “an idea whose time has come,” but the fact remains not every organization is equally ready for the shift to the cloud. This is where EMC’s Cloud Readiness Flight Check – “an online channel focused tool which encourages prospects to assess how ready they are for the Cloud” – comes in. Take a look at this implementation guide for an introduction to this useful
The Big Gap -> Cloud Skills A recent study by market intelligence firm IDC shows that about 1.7 million cloud computing jobs could not be filled due to lack of training and certification as well as experience. Businesses are moving to the cloud at an exponentially accelerating rate. Various surveys of IT executives shows that 50% consider cloud a ‘high’ to ‘very high’ priority, and 67% are either planning to or are already using cloud computing, and 75% are concerned about security, access and data control. The majority of IT jobs require cloud-related skills. 26% annual growth in the demand